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what can I take for neuropathy

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Best to inject: Although many oral and even intranasal preparations are available, at least to start, if you do indeed have pernicious anemia or another cause for b-1 ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
It depends...: Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Usually no issue: The most frequent problems with metanx involve headache and stomach upset, both very rare. If your tummy is sensitive take after food twice daily at ... Read More
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Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Vitamin combination: This is a combination of three types of b vitamins and can be taken with or without food.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Neuropathy is a term meaning a condition causing the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord to malfunction. There are over 200 causes of peripher ... Read More
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Hours to years: Neuropathy is much more of a symptom than a disease, and the speed of onset is completely dependent on the underlying mechanism. While typical diabet ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
BE VERY PATIENT: MetanX does work, but takes many months. Biopsy proven improvement in diabetic small fibre neuropathy can be seen as early as 8-9 months, but may tak ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Most neuropathies do not resolve. They may improve with time but they improve very slowly.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Nerves heal very slowly and often do not heal completely. The speed depends on the nerve involved and the severity of the injury. Symptoms of healing ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alex Mompoint
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Vitamin B12...: Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin, and excess of the vitamin is excreted in the urine. It requires other factors in the body for proper absorptio ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the type of neuropathy, its severity and the dose of Cymbalta (duloxetine) you are taking. At appropriate doses usually 3-4 weeks will t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Variable: The longer you have diabetes the greater the chances of developingpdn. The fact that you have gone 5 years is great, i assume you have type 2 dm. If ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy: The maximum dose for Lyrica (pregabalin) is 300mg twice a day. However, check with your physician to see in this is appropriate and how to slowly adju ... Read More
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