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Shingles and Post-herpetic neuralgia/带状泡疹和带状泡疹后神经痛 TCM Service

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What is Shingles and Post-herpetic neuralgia/什么是带状泡疹和带状泡疹后神经痛?

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful blistering rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox (the varicella-zoster virus). It is often a burning pain or tingling sensation, or extreme sensitivity in one area of the skin with red rash and groups of blisters. The blisters usually appear on only one side of the body.
Post-herpetic neuralgia is a nerve pain that continues for three months or more due to damage caused by Shingles. Pain may be described as burning, stabbing, or gnawing. It ranges from mild to very severe and is confined to the same outbreak area of the skin.




The cause of Shingles and Post-herpetic neuralgia in TCM/带状泡疹和带状泡疹后神经痛的中医病因?

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia are likely due to a deficiency in the function of the STOMACH, SPLEEN AND LIVER. Pathogenic factors such as ‘toxic’,‘fire’,‘heat’,‘wind’and ‘dampness’also play a part.



How can TCM help Shingles ad Post-herpetic neuralgia patient/中医如何帮助带状泡疹和带状泡疹后神经痛患者?

The TCM physician will go through a proper TCM diagnosis methods with the patient to identify the cause of the patient’s shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia, and customize the TCM services to the individual needs. The TCM services usually includes a combination of:
• Chinese herbal medication (oral and external application)
• Acupuncture (body acupuncture and skin acupuncture),
• moxibustion,
• blood extraction at skin level,
• cupping etc
These services can help to improve the skin condition by strengthening the patient’s organs and dispelling disease-causing factors to reduce the infections and pains.

中医师会对带状泡疹或带状泡疹后神经痛患者进行中医诊断, 通过辨证论治, 找出病因,然后针对患者的症型和体质,采用个人化及相对应的中医调理方案。方法治疗。中医调理方法可以综合以下几种:

• 中药(口服和外用)
• 针刺(体针、皮肤针),
• 艾灸,
• 刺络放血 (采用梅花针在皮损局部出血),
• 拔罐等


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