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Can You Tell Me Any Home Remedies For Diabetic Neuropathic Pain
Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more
Treatments: Nerve pain from diabetic peripheral neuropathy may respond to medications such as gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) lidoderm, topical medications, compound creams, tens unit usage. As a last step, spinal cord stimulation or other devices may mask the pain via an electrical impulse applied on the nerve. Optimal blood sugar control may help prevent progression of the disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lately, I have noticed both my ankles & feet are swollen, the right is more swollen. I am not diabetic, but have neuropathic pain, taking gabepentin ?
I am on gabapentin 600mg 3x/day. It is no longer working for diabetic neuropathic pain. Please see my profile for info. Which medications 2 try next?
An option: Hello. I am not actually answering your question but wanted to present a non-medication option. Acupuncture can be effective in treatment of neuropathic pain. Talk with your doctor to see if he or she would recommend this to augment your current treatment. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any medication I can take during pregnancy to help manage non diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain?
Yes : Vitamins b1, b6, magnesium, omega3.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have neuropathic pain and resistant to pain treatment. Research says taking an NDMA antagonist could help. Is that true with a developed tolerance?
Diabetic Ulcer: Offloading is the most helpful treatment for a neuropathic ulcer. Having said that, the treatment should be performed by a physician with experience in treating diabetic foot wounds. Diabetic wounds can be complicated and having them treated sooner rather than later can make a huge difference in the patient's life. ...Read more
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