Postherpetic Neuralgia

Postherpetic Neuralgia

NO ONE BELIEVED HER, and some implied she was crazy. One doctor even told her to see a psychiatrist. But 22-year-old Amy Shchrader, a respiratory therapist, had enough medical knowledge to realize something was seriously wrong when she awoke one morning feeling as if...
Shingles

Shingles

“It was very uncomfortable to wear a shirt, and between the burning and sharp pain, I was in very bad shape,” Frazee recalls. “The doctor told me that it was shingles and treated me with Valtrex and pain medication. Eight months later, I broke out again with the same...