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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Capsaicin: Buy this from the drug store- its over the counter.

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Capsaicin: Inhibition of substance P and CGRP a neurotransmitters that are important in the sweat production in apocrine glands and pain. There's been mixed resu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Rarely: If the problem is mild and localized you can try it. The chances of benefit are small.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No: In fact compounded cremes containing both medications are often used.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No: Infact compounded combinations of those teo drugs are often used to treat post herpetic neuralgia.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Different uses: Zostrix (capsaicin) is a cream that can be used to treat post-herpetic neuralgia-pain that last for 3 months after shingles has resolved. Acyclovir cr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Hot pepper chill out: Trigeminal nerve pain? Capsacain puts the hot in chili peppers and raises our pain threshold so things don't hurt as much. Some folks have reported re ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection v. pain: Acyclovir cream is a cream containing an anti-herpes drug. It's sometimes used to treat cold sores, though it's less effective than oral anti-herpes d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
17 years experience Rheumatology
Gloves: Use gloves while applying and avoid applying above the neck.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask for Ilotycin (erythromcyin): Ilotycin (erythromcyin) (erythromycin ointment) can be prescribed for the eye: put that in & around eye 1st & then capsaicin cream outside of that bar ... Read More
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