Doctor Writes That Pinkeye Is Most Certainly Not To Blame For Tony LaRussa's Frightening Face

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Here's an email which came in response to Thursday night's post about the state of St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa's mug.

That is shingles of the forehead and eye, not pink eye.
All the antibiotics in the world ain't gonna help him - about 1-2 weeks for it to improve.
And then he may have to deal with severe post herpetic neuralgia (= pain)

Dr. D. MD (I really am a physician)

Yeah, he wrote herpetic.

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