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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aletha Tippett
23 years experience Family Medicine
Poor nerve function: Nerve disease or damage causing improper nerve function. Can be caused by diabetes, chemicals/toxins, medication, radiation, physical injury, lack of ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve condition: Neuropathy is a nerve condition that can cause symptoms of numbness, pain, tingling, loss of sensation, or altered sensation. Many conditions can cau ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Most Rx limited help: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spinal cord; all the nerves to the rest of the body stem from the cns, and is called perip ... Read More
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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Depend: It depends on the cause and type of neuropathy.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dechellis
12 years experience Pain Management
Can depends on cause: Neuropathy can be caused by a large number of underlying disease processes. Some causes may be transient, however most are not and cause symptoms long ... Read More
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Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on what the cause of neuropathy is. In majority of cases you can improve symptoms by treating the underlying cause and taking appropriate m ... Read More
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Sometimes: Some neuropathies are curable (vitamin B12 deficiency), some may improve slightly (diabetic neuropathy), and some are not treatable. The best thing to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nerve symptoms: Peripheral neuropathy can be secondary to numerous causes. It is best to uncover the cause and treat directly. To treat symptoms, doctors might use ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Give me the reason: Best treatment for neuropathy will stem out of its cause. If diabetic, adequate diabetes control is paramount. Other meds may be lyrica, (pregabalin) ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Pathology : Of the nerve. So, patients may have altered sensation like nubness, tingling, burning, inability to feel at all or when they do the feeligns are funny ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Rare genetic disease: There are amyloid and non-amyloid classes, but either appears to be inherited via a dominant gene and varies in effects depending to which system is a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Almost any disease process has its ups and downs, especially dependent upon the cause of the neuropathy.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many causes: Axonal neuropathy is a classification of neuropathy that affects the nerve axon. The axon makes up the inner fibers of a nerve. Many different conditi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: There sre numerous types and causes of neuropathy. You need to provide specifics to receive an answer. The best answer is to discuss this issue with a ... Read More
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