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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several kinds: Symptoms of the hereditary neuropathies vary according to the type and may include sensory symptoms such as numbness, tingling, and pain in the feet a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
No: There are no standard treatments for hereditary neuropathies. Treatment is mainly symptomatic and supportive. Medical treatment includes physical ther ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Rather unlikely: If you have a skilled plastic surgeon, or a breast specialist, suspect all will go smoothly, and you will not be especially at risk for complications. ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
DOUBTFUL: It's unlikely that a reduction mammoplasty would cause permanent nerve damage, despite your hereditary condition. Please seek the advice of a qualifi ... Read More
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Depends...: I do not think that your hereditary neuropathy will be a contraindication to proceeding with breast reduction surgery. Your neurologist will likely be ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Gralise {gabapentin} js used to treat neuropathy and can be slowly increased to a maximum of 1800mg daily. Though officially approved by the FDA for n ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
35 years experience Rheumatology
Acupuncture: Acupuncture can help relieve the pain of peripheral neuropathy.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No...: Atenolol can cause a transient (passing) numbess that may last 10 to 15 minutes after taking the medicine, but true neuropathy, no.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely but repor: Out of34699 reported all side effects feom protonix (pantoprazole) out o which 56 had neuropathy and that is 0.16& There is no way to knowif then ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
Tough call: Every medication has its pros and cons. A good practitioner will use the entire medication profile to his/her advantage. First of all, your choice of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Topic is too broad: Neuropathy is not a single disease - it is a complication found in a number of different conditions. If a single or multiple nerves are affected by n ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Radiation therapy for cancers have been reported to cause neuropathy, recently, there have been reports of metformin, a medication given to diabetics ... Read More
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