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Held Hostage


Severe Shooting Burning Pain To the Face, Painful Blisters

Medical Diagnosis

Shingles, Post-Herpetic Neuralgia


Epidural Steroid Injections, Supraorbital Nerve Block, Infraorbital Nerve Block, Rehabilitation

Episode Synopsis

He is a prisoner to an incurable, progressive condition that affected his nerves for the past 51 years, at a very young age, he was infected by the virus that causes chicken pox, forty year later, the virus has returned and caused so much pain to his face that he was falsely admitted to a nursing home, his sister can’t stand to see Louis this way. "I took him out of there."

Desperate to give him his life back, she took him to Dr. Carrasco who accepted the difficult challenge or putting their lives back in order.

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