https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/304093.php

Dec 15, 2015 ... The herpes zoster virus causes chickenpox and shingles; following ... If it becomes active again, which can be after many years, it can cause shingles, ... disabling pain - a condition called post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN).

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/160253.php

If the pain caused by shingles continues after the bout of shingles is over, it is known ... Usually the nerves of the chest and abdomen on one side of the body are ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321217.php

Mar 15, 2018 ... Shingles usually causes a painful, blistering rash. It can also cause internal symptoms, appear without a rash, and may spread to internal organs. ... It is often located around the waist, chest, stomach, or back. ... PHN can persist for months or even years after the other symptoms of shingles have cleared.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shingles/symptoms-causes/syc-20353054

May 16, 2018 ... Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in ...

https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/qa/how-can-shingles-cause-chest-pain

caused by the varicella zoster virus, shingles may prompt a sharp, band-like pain in the chest before a telltale rash appears several days later..

https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/shingles/problems-shingles-cause

Sep 9, 2018 ... Shingles not only gives you a painful rash, it can also lead to other ... you may feel pain, itching, burning, and tingling for months after the rash ...

https://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2012/may2012/the-pain-of-shingles-symptoms-may-persist-after-the-rash-heals

May 24, 2012 ... Long after the rash heals, the painful symptoms of shingles may persist ... of the neuraxis, but common sites are the chest, face, and eye.2 Up to ...

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-08-patients-shingles-pain.html

Aug 25, 2017 ... One of the first and most unpleasant symptoms of shingles is neuralgia, or constant intense pain affecting mainly the nerves of the chest and neck, the ... After a number of in vitro and in vivo experiments involving unmodified ...

https://www.myvmc.com/diseases/pain-after-shingles-postherpetic-neuralgia-phn/

Sep 14, 2009 ... Post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) or enduring pain after shingles is a complication of herpes zoster (shingles) that mainly effects the elderly.

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/when-your-shingles-pain-lingers-5-options-may-help/

Jul 20, 2017 ... Learn about treatment options from a pain management specialist. ... virus affects the nerves and causes pain, usually involving the chest wall.