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Medical Reference Related to Shingles

  1. Managing the Pain of Postherpetic Neuralgia

    WebMD looks at managing postherpetic neuralgia, the nerve pain that often lingers after a shingles rash goes away.

  2. Shingles Vaccine

    Are you at risk for shingles? WebMD explains when and why you should get the shingles vaccine.

  3. Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- Treatment

    Learn about ways to treat the nerve pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.

  4. Understanding Shingles -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about shingles symptoms, including tips for when it's time to seek treatment.

  5. Understanding Shingles -- Treatment

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  6. 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.

  7. Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- the Basics

    Learn about postherpetic neuralgia, which results in nerve pain and often occurs after a case of shingles goes away.

  8. Antivirals for Shingles

    Drug details for Antivirals for shingles.

  9. Shingles - What Increases Your Risk

    Risks for developing shingles include: Having had chickenpox. You must have had chickenpox to get shingles. Being older than 50. Having a weakened immune system due to another disease, such as diabetes or HIV infection Experiencing stress or trauma.

  10. Shingles - Topic Overview

    Learn about shingles (herpes zoster), a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster). Read on for treatment and vaccine information.

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