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Alcohol injections or surgery for Morton's neuroma.  Sclerosing alcohol injections are an increasingly available treatment alternative if the above management approaches fail. Dilute alcohol (4%) is injected directly into the area of the neuroma, causing

Alcohol injections or surgery for Morton's neuroma.  Sclerosing alcohol injections are an increasingly available treatment alternative if the above management approaches fail. Dilute alcohol (4%) is injected directly into the area of the neuroma, causing

Alcohol: These injections are very effective as dr kass stated. I have used them and they are an excellent alternative to traditional open surgery . This allows patients to not miss work , no bandaging , less pain, etc. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Neuroma (Definition)

A neuroma is a painful condition in which there is a swelling of a nerve that is usually caused by trauma or compression. It usually develops on the ball of the foot or between the third and fourth toes, and occurs more often in women. Common symptoms include tingling, ...Read more


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Treatment for mortons neuroma very painful

Treatment for mortons neuroma very painful

Lots of options: Neuromas are treated with injections, pads, shoe changes, physical therapy, custom orthotics, topical creams and if all else fails, surgery. ...Read more

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Are injections for a mortons neuroma a cure or a treatment of the symptom?

Are injections for a mortons neuroma a cure or a treatment of the symptom?

Both: Cortisone injections for neuromas are a treatment option we try to shrink down the nerve. However if aggravating factors continue such as tight shoes the problem can reoccur. ...Read more

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I have an arcustic neuroma on 1, 1 cm. Which treatment must i choose? Is it possible that the tumour will get smaller and disapear?

I have an arcustic neuroma on 1, 1 cm. Which treatment must i choose? Is it possible that the tumour will get smaller and disapear?

Surgery: For the vast majority of these, the treatment of choice is surgery. It is difficult and you would do well to go to a center that does a lot of them. The tumor will not self cure and the longer you delay, the worse it will be for everyone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acoustic neuroma?

What is the treatment for acoustic neuroma?

Several: Acoustic neuromas are treated with observation, surgery or radiation, depending on the tumors size, the patients symptoms, and the age of the patient. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for acoustic neuroma?

What are the treatments for acoustic neuroma?

See neurotologist: Acoustic neuromas are benign rumors that may be trusted with observation, surgery or radiation depending on patients age, size of tumor and amount of hearing present in affected ear. ...Read more

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What are some modern treatments for morton's neuroma of the foot?

See below: Wider shoes, orthotics, anti inflammatory meds, steroid injection, sclerosing injection, cryo ablation , surgical removal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for morton's neuroma?

Neuroma: 1. You should have arch supports and foot pads fit inside your shoe and help reduce pressure on the nerve. These can be purchased over the counter, or your doctor may prescribe a custom-made, individually designed shoe insert — molded to fit the exact contours of your foot. 2.Injections. Some people are helped by the injection of steroids into the painful area. ...Read more

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Are there any new treatments for morton's neuroma?

Yes: There is surgery to just release the ligament to take pressure off the nerve. There is cryo neuro ablation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a joplin's neuroma?

I like : Dehydrated alcohol injections. I f nd they work very well. Some docs inject steroids. If all else fails they can always be excised. Surgery may include cutting he deep transverse metatarsal ligament or removing the neuroma itself. ...Read more