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    Finding clothing - Post-Herpatic Neuralgia
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    concernedaboutphn posted:
    My aunt is slowly recovering from shingles, and has PHN. Is there a clothing retailer anyone would recommend who sells loose-fitting clothes that don't hug the waist, which is where it is most painful for her? Also, any suggestions on what materials hurt less? Thanks so much.
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    annette030 responded:
    Be as naked as she can be. A loose fitting caftan is fine at home, she does not need to wear underclothes if they hurt. I like cotton and rayon the most. Check the care labels, make sure they are machine washable. I have bought mine mostly through various catalogs, lots of them come this time of year. I wish I could suggest a specific one.

    I am so sorry your aunt is going through this, and hope she recovers soon.

    Take care, Annette


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