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How To Prevent Neuralgia
Nerve irritation : This condition is an irritation of one or both branches of the occipital after exiting from the base of the skull at right or left suboccipital regions. It is thought to be primarily a consequence of cranial muscle contracture or spasm around the nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuralgia is also known as Nerve 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
I had a inguinal hernia repaired, since I have been experiencing post-heniorrhaphy neuralgia. Used 2 be avid runner, discomfort is preventing me. ?
Here are some ...: Most inguinal post-herniorrhaphy neuralgia results from unexpected nerve entrapment or post-surgical neuroma of ilioinguinal or iliohypogastric nerves, and may spontaneously resolved to the level of no or bearable ache over time. If not improved enough in 6-12 months, diagnostic nerve block with / without regional exploration with neurectomy of involved nerves. For detail, ask enthusiastic surgeon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have occipital neuralgia (neck pain, headaches, light sensitvity.) upcoming cataract surgery - any meds or ways to prevent a flair up? L
Occipital Neuralgia: Best treatments for ON prior to cataract surgery: Prescription muscle relaxants;Anticonvulsant drugs, such as Tegretol (carbamazepine) and Neurontin (gabapentin);Antidepressant medication; Short-term use of local nerve blocks and steroid injections; more info: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9 months preg. When baby moves it hurts my thighs & keeps me from walking for a few secs. Is this a nerve pain, and how can I prevent falling from it?
What is the best treatment to treat nerve pain from ongoing chemo? Is it possible to prevent permanent nerve damage?
Unclear: Unfortunately there is no clear way to prevent chemo-associated neuropathy. Some medications such as steroids, gabapentin/pregabalin, or antidepressants may be helpful. Vitamin supplementation with b-complex or folate may also be helpful. Your oncologist may have recommendations specific to your type of chemotherapy, and all supplements should be discussed before taking to avoid interactions. ...Read more
I have a shooting pain in lower back down in my right leg. Is this sciatic nerve pain? How can I prevent this?
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have occipital nueralgia. I shoot competitively and from a prone position. Headaches and neck pain 2-3 days after. Prevention techniques?
Prevention: When headaches originate from demonstrable cervical pathology, the term cervicogenic headache is used. However, the role of the cervical spine in the genesis of headache is controversial and the mechanisms involved are not well understood. Most headache disorders are accompanied occasionally, and sometimes frequently, by neck pain. Good pasture and self physical therapy for prevention is recommend ...Read more
I have shingles. I'm 17 years old and the rash is on my back. What are my chances of postherpetic neuralgia. No other disease, ?
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