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Shingles

11 Smart Remedies to Soothe Shingles Pain

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Why Shingles Can Be Painful


Acyclovir
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Try Antivirals for Early Intervention


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Soothe Blistering Skin With Aluminum Acetate


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Wear Loose Clothing for Added Comfort


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Consider the Benefits of Capsaicin


colloidal oatmeal
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Soak in a Colloidal Oatmeal Bath


acetaminophen
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Opt for OTC Pain Relievers


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Steroids Can Sometimes Help


Lyrica (pregabalin)
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Go With Gabapentin for PHN


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Look for a Lidocaine Patch


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Antidepressants May Offer Surprising Relief


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Finally, Use a Cool Water Compresses


Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis

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Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.