[ RadSafe ] Low-Dose Radiation Numbs Lengthy Post-Shingles Pain
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Wed Oct 26 09:24:42 CDT 2005
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--- Susan Gawarecki <loc at icx.net> wrote:
> Low-Dose Radiation Numbs Lengthy Post-Shingles Pain
> By Ed Susman , MedPage Today Staff Writer
> DENVER, Oct. 20 - Low-dose radiation could help
> relieve long-lasting
> post-herpetic neuralgia that often trails a painful
> herpes zoster
> outbreak, Swiss researchers reported.
> "We think that radiation is at least as good as
> antiviral drugs in
> preventing post-herpetic neuralgia," said Mohammed
> Suleiman, M.D., a
> radiation oncologist at Hospital of Sion in
> Switzerland. "This
> treatment," he said, "could be an alternative for
> people who can't take
> antiviral medications," such as Zovirax (acyclovir)
> and Valtrex
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