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What is the best treatment for herpes zoster neuralgia?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unclear

The treatment of postherpetic neuralgia is difficult and needs to be individualized.

In brief: Unclear

The treatment of postherpetic neuralgia is difficult and needs to be individualized.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Combination of drugs

There is no one best treatment for post herpetic neuralgia.
It is treated with pain meds from non narcotic to opoid(narcotic)pain killers.Antidepressants, anticonvulsants like Neurontin or lyrica, (pregabalin) capsaicin and Lidocaine skin patches as the pain is variable from patient to patient from mild to excruciating pain, so is the treatment.There is no single best treatment for all.

In brief: Combination of drugs

There is no one best treatment for post herpetic neuralgia.
It is treated with pain meds from non narcotic to opoid(narcotic)pain killers.Antidepressants, anticonvulsants like Neurontin or lyrica, (pregabalin) capsaicin and Lidocaine skin patches as the pain is variable from patient to patient from mild to excruciating pain, so is the treatment.There is no single best treatment for all.
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