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How does Lidoderm treat shingles pain?

Shingles is a viral condition that can cause intense pain and sometimes cuts or blisters on the skin. Even after an outbreak, someone with shingles may suffer from lingering skin pain. Lidoderm treats this pain by numbing the nerves of the skin, keeping them from sending pain signals to the brain.

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