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Is Oxycodone Any Good For Relieving Pain From Diabetic Neuropathy
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
Not really: Narcotic medicines are curiously unhelpful for the pain of neuropathy. One problem with them is that most have a time length of action. Another problem is that a person builds tolerance to them. There are many non narcotic treatment options. It is rare that providers who treat this would consider narcotics for it. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Neuropathy Relief: That's a good question. Do you mean relief from the condition, or relief from the symptoms? It is said that getting the blood sugar back to normal can eventually help the nerves heal. That is a worthy goal, and unfortunately difficult. Comments are appreciated. Symptomatic relief often occurs with medicine, either topical or oral. Gabapentin is a popular option, amitriptyline, etc. ...Read more
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 (capsaicin) 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
Yes they are: These two conditions are identicalGet a more detailed answer ›
Many facets: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Motor neuropathy causes gait instability and deformities of the feet. Lastly autonomic neuropathy effects include stomach emptying and erectile dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sexual function: The first step is to see a urologist to determine if there is an organic cause for the inability to have an orgasm. Testosterone and PSA levels are often checked too. If there is no organic cause then psychological causes (e.g. marriage, divorce, sexual orientation) should be explored. ...Read more
Massive differences: Neuropathy is nerve damage.It often causes unpredictable pain or symptoms like numbness, weird sensations (paresthesias), hyperalgesia (very severe pain) or allodynia (pain from normally non-painful stimuli).Angiopathy is disease of the blood vessels that can cause leakage, blockage, or breakage of vessels.Hyperglycemia means "blood sugar" as in diabetes.It can lead to the other 2 problems. ...Read more
Yes: Diabetic neuropathy is damage to peripherals nerves mainly at legs but can happen arms and stomach. If you are having unsteadiness with postural changes like sitting to standing you may have autonomic dysfunction. You have an increase risk for heart attack, renal insufficiency and eye damage. Follow closely with primary care doctor for in depth discussion of risks and follow up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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