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What is the nest natural home remedy for sciatic nerve pain in right leg? Im facing hip replacement surgery soon in this hip too and I've been having

What is the nest natural home remedy for sciatic nerve pain in right leg? Im facing hip replacement surgery soon in this hip too and I've been having

Rest: For inveterate sciatica, positional changes can aid in resolution. I have discovered a useful position of resting. A long couch is chosen. The sufferer lies flat on the back. The pained hip-leg is bent at the knee and leaned onto back of the couch. The other leg is placed with foot on the distant arm rest of the couch. An important aspect is to keep head non-flexed & flat on the couch seat. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Sorry, no: There is no way for you to perform dentistry at home, which would of course remedy the situation. Please call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Heat cold exercise: A hot or cold pack to the area may feel good and lessen the pain (be careful not to use extreme temperatures; do not burn yourself). Alternate the temperature or use the most soothing. Try to do light exercise (like walking or walking in a pool (if you have access). Be as normal as possible, but avoiding uncomfortable positions (usually sitting is one of these). ...Read more

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Is prednisone an effective treatment for siatic nerve pain?

Is prednisone an effective treatment for siatic nerve pain?

Sciatica: Low back pain that radiates into the leg is called sciatica. A herniated disc in the lumbar area is one common cause. Simple exercises and stretching, over the counter pain medication, or prednisone or other steroid medications like Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak can reduce inflammation. Physical therapy can help. If it has been present for more than 3 weeks, see a Doctor. An MRI might be the next step. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for siatic nerve pain?

What is the best treatment for siatic nerve pain?

Injections: First of all the definition of true sciatic pain is low back pain that radiates down the back of your leg, usually all the way down to your lower leg/foot. Pain in the buttocks is not sciatica. Sciatica is an irritation of one or more of the nerve roots in the lumbar spine. Depending on severity and duration of symptoms, physical therapy, meds and/or injections may help. ...Read more

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Is lyrica (pregabalin) a good treatment for nerve pain?

Is lyrica (pregabalin) a good treatment for nerve pain?

Yes: Lyrica (pregabalin) is an effective medicine for treatment of various neuropathic or nerve generated pain such as post herpetic neuralgia (shingles). As with all anti-neuropathic medicines the response varies from patient to patient. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

Medications: Some medications can help. Injections can also help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sciatic nerve pain?

What is the best treatment for sciatic nerve pain?

Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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What treatment can u get for nerve pain in the palate, have been on all tabs and they don't give no relief, pain 24-7 :) help please thankyou x?

What treatment can u get for nerve pain in the palate, have been on all tabs and they don't give no relief, pain 24-7 :) help please thankyou x?

See your doctor: Pain in your palate can come from an abscessed tooth periodontal infection sinus problems even a nerve problem which is not related to your teeth or gums you may wind up seeing a dentist, an ENT physician and if no results a neurologist. ...Read more

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Dr. James Marx
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Neuralgia (Definition)

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


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Nerve Pain (Definition)

Neuralgia is a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or ...Read more