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neuropathy from an exercise bike

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: If this is a true neuropathy (you have not mentioned your symptoms so one cannot tell) then it needs to be evaluated.
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
25 years experience Neurosurgery
Questions: Depends on the cause of your neuropathy?

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It doesn't always do: That. In some cases it makes it better. Perhaps there is something else wrong.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
2 seperate things: Neuropathy i would think it would not b conditioned esp. If due to metabolic disease. Arthritis in the wt bearing joints may loosen up and feel better ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercises: I would expect that you would hurt less over time by continued to walk or exercise as long as you are not doing it to excess.
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise: Deconditioning from lack of exercise can aggravate neuropathy and arthritis. Progressive exercises such as resistance training and low grade aerobics ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alpha Lipoic Acid: A natural supplement called Alpha Lipoic Acid is used to help the nerves damaged by neuropathy. One needs to take a therapeutic dose - 1200 mg daily. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Meadow
42 years experience Rheumatology
No exercise.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) interferes with human DNA gyrase in maintaining tendon integrity and potentially rupture a tendon.As a matter of interest this o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Why don't you see a rheumatologist and find out. There are several disorders which can give a raynauds-like picture and have a neuropathy as well.
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Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Are you sure?: I am not aware of any precaution on exercise after IVIG and I have prescribed this treatment often enough. Do check with your doctor to confirm the n ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe. Yes.: But first, you need to address cause of peripheral neuropathy & get that fixed. If it's a simple B12 deficiency or poorly controlled diabetes, then co ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Medication: There are medications and supplements that help with the pain and burning. Suggest you talk to your doctor about what is right for you.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
39 years experience Pain Management
SCS possibility: If it is pain with numbness you might be a candidate for a spinal cord stimulation system (scs).
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