Our expert says:
No this is not allodynia, but rather due to the nerve being damaged by the virus infection. It usually gets better with time.
Tricyclic antidepressants may help by lifting your pain threshold. Capsicum cream topically helps by stimulating certain chemicals in the skin ( ask your pharmacy - it is freely available). Just don’t get the cream in your eyes or rub your eyes before washing your hands well!
Also try taking Vit B complex supplements.
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