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  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

    Learn more from WebMD about the treatment of shingles.

  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 - 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.

  10. 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.

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