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How is postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) diagnosed?

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In most cases, PHN is diagnosed when pain lasts 3 months or more after an acute attack of shingles, or happens after the skin lesions of shingles have healed.

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 30, 2019

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 30, 2019

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