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I have I shingles behind my reyebrow for the past 4 years

Customer Question

I have I shingles behind my reyebrow for the past 4 years taking lyrica 175 morn and night is medical marijuana gell effective for pain relief is it available for this virus. rod l.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: 4years in the right side of my head seems worse at evening using solosite gel for relief
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: not at this stage also had botox 6 months ago review December at pain management clinic
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

I am sorry you have shingles pain.

medical marijuana can potentially help with shingles nerve pains.

gabapentin (Neurontin) could work better for you than lyrica.

lidocaine patches and creams could help as well.

did the botox help