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Were you looking for information about Postherpetic Neuralgia? Post hepetic neuralgia is a common misspelling of postherpetic neuralgia.
Postherpetic neuralgia is a potential complication of shingles. A person who develops this condition experiences pain in the area of the shingles rash for months, or even years, after the shingles rash has healed. Scientists do not know why some people develop this condition and others do not. While there is no cure for postherpetic neuralgia, antiviral medicines, painkillers, antidepressants, and other medications may be able to reduce the duration and severity of this condition.
(For more information, click Postherpetic Neuralgia. This article takes a closer look at this condition and its prevention, symptoms, and treatment.)
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