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Can you get trigeminal neuralgia from exposure to shingles?

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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management

In brief: Herpetic Neuralgia

Post herpetic neuralgia is the term which describes severe pain (even if it is in the course of trigeminal nerve) following exposure to shingles.
The nature of the pain in post-herpetic neuralgia is often similar to that of trigeminal neuralgia.

In brief: Herpetic Neuralgia

Post herpetic neuralgia is the term which describes severe pain (even if it is in the course of trigeminal nerve) following exposure to shingles.
The nature of the pain in post-herpetic neuralgia is often similar to that of trigeminal neuralgia.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

It's shingles favorite facial nerve to attack.

In brief: Yes

It's shingles favorite facial nerve to attack.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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