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Postherpetic Neuralgia - Online Diagnosis


Online diagnosis of postherpetic neuralgia based on the patient's symptoms.
New Treatments, August 1, 2011.

For how many days has the patient had pain?

How old is the patient?

Has the patient had a rash in the same area as the pain in the last month? 

Yes No

Has the patient ever had chicken pox?

Yes No Don't know

Is the pain a burning-type pain??

Yes No

Is the pain sharp?

Yes No

Is the pain worse after lightly stroking the area of involved skin?

Yes No

Is the pain worse after cold exposure? Yes    No 

Karen Williams, MD

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This interactive medical program finds a diagnosis for postherpetic neuralgia.