- Q Can shingles pain lead to a decline in quality of life?
Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil, Pain MedicineAny type of pain can affect quality of life. The important thing with shingles is to try to see a healthcare provider early on. There are medications that can speed up recovery from shingles, and which can decrease the pain associated with shingles.... Full Answer
- Q How intense can shingles pain become?
Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil, Pain MedicineShingles pain can become very intense for some people-- but not everyone. Some people wake up and notice a rash and may not feel pain at all. If you are experiencing pain from shingles, it's important to see the doctor. There are some medications that... Full Answer