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Sat, Mar 21 4:27pm · Recurring Shingles: Any ideas to stop them recurring? in Infectious Diseases

Thank you for the add, no I don't have reoccurring shingles just the pain ( which is enough ) posthepetic neurlgia

Mon, Mar 16 9:47am · Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia and Pain in Brain & Nervous System

Sorry to hear your daughter is in so much pain. It's a living hell. I have PHN for 8 years, on my second stimulator, taken off all drugs unless needed, 800 mg gabapentin 3x daily ( useless ). On my 8th pain dr ( reside in NYC ). New dr suggest physical therapy, medical marijunana. Will try it and see what happens.

Be careful few doctors in NYC just want money.

I wish your daughter well and your a great dad. God Bless you both

Mon, Feb 17 2:08pm · Pain management in Chronic Pain

Thank you very much for the information, much appreciated

Mon, Feb 17 12:17pm · Pain management in Chronic Pain

My present dr asked me that, I don't want anymore machines in me

Mon, Feb 17 9:35am · Pain management in Chronic Pain

I've been on 90% of the opioids on the market including Fentynal for 2 1/2 years. Presently I'm taking gabapentin 800 mg 3 x daily ( I think it's a waste ). I suffer from PHN for the last 8 years. Never been addicted thank God. Have a spinal cord stimulator ( medtronic ) first one was put in wrong. This seems to help except my r/s neck, shoulder, very sensitive to touch. Sleeping very hard as well as wearing clothes. Have to keep positive. We wake up each day so God Is saying go FORWARD, DON'T STOP LIVING

Tue, Jan 14 12:21pm · Pain Relieve in Chronic Pain

Thank you very much

Mon, Jan 13 11:24am · Pain Relieve in Chronic Pain

Does anyone know after have posthepetic neurlgia for almost 8 years would nerve burning or Qutenza still work?

Dec 30, 2019 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage in Brain & Nervous System

Thank you Jake almost 8 years

I find each Dr has their own ways of treating PHN, each one has teir favorite Stimulator Company.

Happy New Year