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  1. Understanding Shingles -- Symptoms

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

  2. Shingles: Are You Risking Nerve Pain?

    Learn more from WebMD about treatment for postherpetic neuralgia, the pain that lingers after a shingles outbreak.

  3. Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- Treatment

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

  4. Understanding Postherpetic Neuralgia -- the Basics

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

  5. 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.

  6. Understanding Shingles -- Treatment

    Learn more from WebMD about the treatment of shingles.

  7. Shingles

    With shingles, the first thing you may notice is a tingling sensation or pain on one side of your body or face. Painful skin blisters then erupt on only one side of your face or body along the distribution of nerves on the skin.

  8. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    Shingles (herpes zoster) results from a reactivation of the virus that also causes chickenpox. With shingles, the first thing you may notice is a tingling sensation or pain on one side of your body or face. Painful skin blisters then erupt on only one side of your face or body along the distribution of nerves on the skin.

  9. Shingles Blisters

    The cluster of blisters that form with shingles fill with fluid, pop, then start to ooze. Eventually the affected areas crust over and heal like the rash shown here.

  10. Shingles - Other Treatment

    Postherpetic neuralgia, the most common complication of shingles, is difficult to treat. Your health professional may recommend other treatments, along with medications, to control the pain of postherpetic neuralgia.

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