Managing the Pain of Postherpetic Neuralgia
WebMD looks at managing postherpetic neuralgia, the nerve pain that often lingers after a shingles rash goes away.
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Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- Treatment
Learn about ways to treat the nerve pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.
Understanding Shingles -- Symptoms
Learn more from WebMD about shingles symptoms, including tips for when it's time to seek treatment.
Understanding Shingles -- Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about the treatment of shingles.
Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- the Basics
Learn about postherpetic neuralgia, which results in nerve pain and often occurs after a case of shingles goes away.
Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- Symptoms
Learn more about the symptoms of postherpetic neuralgia -- a condition that can follow a bout of shingles -- from the experts at WebMD.
Antivirals for Shingles
Drug details for Antivirals for shingles.
Shingles - Prevention
Anyone who has had chickenpox may get shingles later in life. However, the FDA recently approved a vaccine, known as Zostavax, that may help prevent shingles. Ask your doctor about the availability of this vaccine.
Shingles - Treatment Overview
There is no cure for shingles, but treatment may shorten the length of illness and prevent complications. Treatment options include: Antiviral medications, sometimes in combination with corticosteroids, to reduce the pain and duration of shingles.