Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

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What is it?

Post Herpetic Neuralgia, commonly known as shingles, is a viral re-infection caused by the chickenpox virus. This re-infection leads to an extremely painful rash which is considered to be life-altering in nature.

What are some symptoms?

  • check-mark-1Sleep-depriving pain which gives the feeling of a burn
  • check-mark-1Itching and oversensitivity to touch
  • check-mark-1Extreme muscle weakness, numbness, or even paralysis

Treatment options?