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can herpes cause nerve pain

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: Herpes causes pain where the rash breaks out, because that is where the nerve endings containing the viruses are. If there is testicle pain, a primary ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: There are a number if medications that are likely to help (lyrica, cymbalta, (duloxetine) lidoderm). Nerve blocks may help. See your doctor.
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: Recovery from something like this can demonstrate significant variability, but in general, it's usually slow and steady over the course of several mon ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
12 years experience Family Medicine
B12, C, E, AMP: Although there is no overwhelming evidence, a very limited number of studies have suggested that vitamin c and B12 injections may improve symptoms. In ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably not: H simplex type-1 typically causes infections of oral mucosa &establishes a lifelong persistence in sensory ganglia . Persistence and latency have ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Collaboration: This is a puzzling and longstanding disorder and I recommend collaboration among an infectious disease specialist,hematologist and a neurologist. The ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No STD: No STD causes these symptoms. You have no infection from any sexual exposure.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not herpes: Herpes infections never cause these kinds of symptoms, and do not cause generalized peripheral neuropathy. You'll need to look for a different cause. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ruq: You may have gallbladder disease. Check with your doctor.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve pain: The most common cause of pain at the top of the head is occipital neuralgia, a situation usually due to compression of the occipital nerve as it leave ... Read More

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