Print this topic

HealthInfo Canterbury

Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)

Some people who have had shingles have a persistent pain called postherpetic neuralgia. It often eases and goes over time. Medication can ease the pain.

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

See also:

Persistent pain (chronic pain)

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Reviewed June 2015.

Page reference: 52925

Review key: HIPHN-19404