A woman has shingles and is left with unbearable dagger-like pain. She has been to the doctor and the pain clinic, but nothing helps. Can readers suggest any alternatives?
Shingles, an acute infection caused by varicella zoster (chickenpox) virus (VZV), can be an excruciating condition with painful skin blisters, generally down one side of the body,
A patient suffered from Shingles as when they started taking atorvastatin.
Heart failure is epidemic in the UK and US, and so is statin use. Millions of patients are taking statins, which are increasingly more potent and enthusiastically prescribed in ever-higher dosages.
Statins (HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors) are known to cause a form of muscle pain and weakness, liver abnormalities and, in severe cases, rhabdomyolysis, a muscle condition that can lead to kidney failure.
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is named the "red vitamin," as it is a red crystalline compound. B12 is unique in that it is the only vitamin that
The neuralgias are a collection of poorly understood and frequently painful conditions. The more common and clearly defined types of neuralgia will be discussed in the following section.
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