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Alternative Treatments For Ulnar Neuropathy
I have neuropathy and have been told there's no medical treatment but there are several alternative treatments which ones would you recommend.?
Neurologist: There are some ways to treat the symptoms of neuropathy such as lyrica, neurontin, elavil, and others. Neurologists are the best doctors to help you find a treatment for your neuropathy. While there is no cure, you can try to obtain some symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
Identify the cause: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have severe neuropathy. I have been to doctors but nothing seems to help. Can you suggest any treatments or doctors. I live in volusia county, fl. ?
Where is it?: I will assume that you are looking for a last resort treatment. Spinal cord stimulation is very effective in treating chronic nerve pain in the legs and arms. It is considered a last resort treatment for these kinds of pain problems. I have treated many patients with chronic neuropathy successfully. Go to www.Controlyourpain.Com to get more information on the technology. ...Read more
If chronic NO: If immune related, might respond to IVIG or steroids. If due to diabetes, treatment with medical food containing biologically active B vitamins, plus good control of diabetes helps. If due to alcohol/ nutritional factors, thiamine plus Lyrica helps. Many other scenarios, these are examples, and hopefully will be encouraging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will elbow splinting help ulnar neuropathy? What kind of splint to look for? Who can provide guidance?
Ulnar neuropathy: Avoiding a flexed elbow is key. Splints are not well tolerated. Usually recommend a small volleyball knee pad placed with pad on front side of elbow while you sleep. This will be a gentle reminder during sleep to keep your elbow from flexing allowing the nerve to heal. Can also use during day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home remedies: Home remedies for the pain of diabetic neuropathy can include soaking in cool water, using topical cold packs, breaking up prolonged sitting with walk breaks, rubbing/massaging feet, and desensitization exercises. Over-the-counter zostrix cream can also provide pain relief when used regularly (some cannot tolerate the cream). You could consider adding a daily b complex vitamin supplement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many different ways: To treat. However, controlling the underneath issues is paramount in treatment of neuropathy. If you have pain, you can discuss with you physician medications like effexor, cymbalta, Gabapentin and Lyrica to see if any of these medications are a viable option for you depending on your medical history. Also ask about topical pain medications, especially ones containing ketamine, which can help alot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please list the most common home treatments for dealing with pain due to diabetic neuropathy?
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