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What is post herpetic neuralgia?

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Dr. Jackie Lam
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Shingles

A neuropathic pain that lasts for more than a month after a shingles infection started.

In brief: Shingles

A neuropathic pain that lasts for more than a month after a shingles infection started.
Dr. Jackie Lam
Dr. Jackie Lam
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: PHN

Postherpetic neuralgia is a common form of cutaneous neuropathic pain is associated with herpes zoster infection.

In brief: PHN

Postherpetic neuralgia is a common form of cutaneous neuropathic pain is associated with herpes zoster infection.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management

In brief: Pain after shingles

Any persistent pain after resolution of shingles at the same anatimixal area is the postherpetic neuralgia.

In brief: Pain after shingles

Any persistent pain after resolution of shingles at the same anatimixal area is the postherpetic neuralgia.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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