Dermatology Community
back pain after schingles
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

back pain after schingles

i had schingles 2 years ago and still have pain nothing seems to wok 19 shots in my back,cream, pain pills daily,nothing even nerve blocks did not work  the pain is on the right side at mylower last rib cage and middle bacm and front stomach what can i do  Please Help Me
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hi there,
When pain is present for months to years after developing shingles it is called post herpetic neuralgia. In this condition there is shooting or tingling pain in a particular area. You will need strong pain medications. These may include capsaicin cream. In this there is a patch that delivers lidocaine, or strong oral pain medicines such as opiates. Few drugs used for depression or seizures are also helpful in treating PHN, but should be used only after consulting a doctor. Do rule out other possibilities of pain below right rib cage like gallstones, liver damage, Crohn’s disease, ulcers, injuries, costochondritis, and liver cancer etc.Seek medical help. Keep me posted.
Best wishes and take care!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Dermatology Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
maatson
Other
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
alex0306