Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia. Herpes zoster, otherwise known as shingles, is the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus. Once reactivated, the virus spreads along the dermatome of the sensory dorsal root or cranial nerve ganglion.  Because the virus is confined to spreading within a specific nerve, the rash will have a pattern or strip-like appearance.

Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia. Herpes zoster, otherwise known as shingles, is the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus. Once reactivated, the virus spreads along the dermatome of the sensory dorsal root or cranial nerve ganglion. Because the virus is confined to spreading within a specific nerve, the rash will have a pattern or strip-like appearance.

Shingles, and postherpetic Neuralgia (nerve damage) and what can be done for relief. | McVitamins

Shingles, and postherpetic Neuralgia (nerve damage) and what can be done for relief. | McVitamins

Postherpetic Neuralgia - do you know about this painful, chronic pain condition?  Learn more now at PainPathways Magazine

Postherpetic Neuralgia - do you know about this painful, chronic pain condition? Learn more now at PainPathways Magazine

Management of Herpes Zoster (Shingles) and Postherpetic Neuralgia - American Family Physician

Management of Herpes Zoster (Shingles) and Postherpetic Neuralgia - American Family Physician

Have you wondered why you are still experiencing pain even after your shingles has cleared? Learn more about PHN.

Have you wondered why you are still experiencing pain even after your shingles has cleared? Learn more about PHN.

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