Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia
Shingles, chicken pox virus disease caused by a nerve inflammation of the table. Post herpetic neuralgia shingles disease after treatment of the lasting, severe pain debris out of the ground.
Patients captured 1 / 3 thirds of postherpetic neuralgia is a table. In these patients healed of shingles pain can continue even after months and even years. Chickenpox disease is usually passed through childhood. The disease condition has healed after the virus remains in the body sleeps. Weaken the immune system by reducing the body's resistance of the chicken pox virus, then re-activated in any situation. But this time instead of chicken pox in the body only a limited, painful and swollen skin rash described as "shingles" creates disease. If pain persists after the rash does not heal in this case, "postherpetic neuralgia" table in question. After the rash has healed the pain in the injured nerve is why it took.
Weakens the immune system may include:
Rheumatic diseases, chronic health problems such as
Cancer and cancer treatment
Pneumonia, severe infections such as AIDS
This causes one or more of the virus postherpetic neuralgia after shingles and can lead to disease.
Postherpetic neuralgia pain, piercing, flammable, in the form of pain. There is a constant pain. Many patients are overwhelmed because of the constant pain.
This is due to the unbearable pain in patients who develop these conditions:
Loss of appetite,
Inability to enjoy life,
Failure to meet the daily duties and responsibilities.
There is a diagnostic method for postherpetic neuralgia. Diagnosis of shingles rash disappeared for a long time and then put into the presence of ongoing severe pain.
Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia Treatment
Various treatment methods have been tried in order to take the pain of postherpetic neuralgia. When a person is an effective treatment in a patient with the other reach success. The treatment does not result in positive patient should inform the physician. In this case, another method of treatment may be tried.
Treatment methods used are as follows:
Pain relievers, antidepressants and anticonvulsants, such as drugs,
Superficial anesthesia provider, various creams,
Application of painful cold region,
Held nerve blocks varying by region.
Despite all these treatment methods applied in the months and even years of pain may continue. Unfortunately, no treatment of postherpetic neuralgia pain may stop responding.
Postherpetic neuralgia patients must comply with these rules:
All regular medications should be described by the physician.
Continuously inform the physician in response to treatment.
To strengthen the immune system, eating a healthy diet and regular gotta sleep.
20-30 minutes a day should do regular exercise such as walking or swimming.
Disease, the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles (varicella zoster) vaccine is developed against. However, this vaccine is effective in the life of the virus in people who never met. Many adults have come into contact with this virus as a vaccine, they do not see the benefit. However, vaccinated children. How many children in the future due to shingles and postherpetic neuralgia patients who will be meet the less.
The earlier, after a shingles antiviral therapy is so low at the prospect of developing postherpetic neuralgia. Therefore, after a shingles antiviral therapy should be initiated within 3 days.