Pain Control by Nerve Block in Herpes Zoster


  • Hiwa Omer Ahmed College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author
  • Niaz Ahmed Bichkol College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author



Pain Control, Herpes Zoter, Nerve Block


Herpes zoster is one of the common viral diseases in our locality, it is characterized by fever, skin eruptions and pain in the course of the affected nerve. The pain is moderate to severe, burning or stabbing in nature, persistent, radiating over the distribution of the affected nerve. Many drugs & therapeutic procedures have been advocated in the control of this exhausting pain, with equivocal results. In the present work we used simple, easy, cheap and tolerable procedure with a reasonable result in comparison with the current modalities of the treatment.


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How to Cite

Pain Control by Nerve Block in Herpes Zoster. (2000). Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani, 4(2), 65-68.