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A person who develops postherpetic neuralgia experiences pain in the area of the shingles rash for months or even years after the rash has healed. Research scientists do not know why some people develop this condition and others do not. Once a person develops symptoms, there is no cure for postherpetic neuralgia. However, antiviral medicines, painkillers, antidepressants, and other medications may be able to reduce the duration and severity of this condition.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this topic, click Postherpetic Neuralgia. This article offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on its prevention and treatment.)