ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01347736

Purpose

This pilot clinical trial studies how well scrambler therapy works treating chronic pain in patients with rash from varicella zoster virus infection. Scrambler therapy may help relieve pain from a rash caused by varicella zoster virus infection

Condition Intervention
Dermatologic Complications
Pain
Viral Infection
Other: scrambler therapy
Other: questionnaire administration
Procedure: dermatologic complications management/prevention
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Treatment (pain therapy)

Patients undergo scrambler therapy for approximately 30 minutes. Treatment continues for 10 days in the absence of pain progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Other: scrambler therapy

Undergo scrambler therapy

Other: questionnaire administration

Ancillary studies

Procedure: dermatologic complications management/prevention

Undergo scrambler therapy
Other Names:

  • complications management/prevention, dermatologic
  • management/prevention, dermatologic complications