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Any treatment for post-herpetic neuralgia?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
5 doctors agree
In brief: Many
Over the counter remedies include zostrex cream-a cayenne pepper extract that will burn your eyes like tear gas.
There are a number of medications including Lidoderm patches-a local anesthetic applied to the unbroken skin, a number of different meds of the anti-epileptic class like lyrica, (pregabalin) neurontin; snri antidepressents like Cymbalta and Pamelor work at the spinal cord level, .

In brief: Many
Over the counter remedies include zostrex cream-a cayenne pepper extract that will burn your eyes like tear gas.
There are a number of medications including Lidoderm patches-a local anesthetic applied to the unbroken skin, a number of different meds of the anti-epileptic class like lyrica, (pregabalin) neurontin; snri antidepressents like Cymbalta and Pamelor work at the spinal cord level, .
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Neuralgia
Yes there are treatments avaiable, mostly with medication and you need to see a neurologist that deals in pain management for an evaluation.

In brief: Neuralgia
Yes there are treatments avaiable, mostly with medication and you need to see a neurologist that deals in pain management for an evaluation.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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