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My Foot Has Been Numb For A Month Is It Neropathy
Could be...: Symptoms of nerve damage can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Neuropathy can develop as a result of a pinched nerve, trauma, drug side effect, and some diseases such as diabetes. See your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does Lyrica (pregabalin) have a lot of side effects? Will Lyrica (pregabalin) help with the numbness of the feet associated with neuropathy pain?
Likely beneficial: No medication is without any side effect but if your doctor prescribes it try it. Benefits are likely to outweigh risks. ...Read more
Does gabapantin use have a goal? Is there a point where i'm cured of post chemo neuropathy?Can i take metanx with i t? Chemo 1999.Numb feet 3 years.
Neuritic pain: Chemo damages nerves. They can die, recover fully, or partial recovery with dysesthesia. Gabapentin (neurontin) helps during recovery to reduce pain. Once recovery period is over medication rarely helps. You are well past recovery period. Gabapentin should not affect other meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have neuropathy in my feet caused by alcohol. I have some numbness and not much pain. What is my prognosis/timeframe for recovery? Quit drinking.
I have neuropathy in my feet i take lyrica (pregabalin) it doesn't work, what else can I take my feet be numb at night, I use bio-frezze
for pain relief
maybe nothing: If your neuropathy is manifesting as numbness, then that is a secondary effect of sensory malfunction. You just can't feel what you used to be able to feel because the nerves have been damage. Nothing is going to make that go away, because we don't know how to regenerate those nerves. Often people feel unpleasant feelings along with the numbness. Trying different medications is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet. My feet are ice cold, numb and often times feels like someone has tightened a belt around my feet.What neuropathy do I have.Tried at least 6 meds?
Peripheral neuro....: The most common is diabetic peripheral neuropathy but you need to discuss this with your doc and get a neurology consult if needed. There are several blood tests that need to be done if not done already. The neurologist may also need to do a MRI and Nerve Conduction Test to determine nerve velocities and try to determine the origin of the cause. Be prepared that it can be idiopathic, unknown. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have neuropathy in feet and legs...NO PAIN just numbness (nerve problems) resulting in difficulty walking . How can I get relief.
Diabetes?: You don't mention your age or if you have diabetes - but if you do be concerned about your blood sugar control. Have a good exam and let the Dr diagnose the underlying condition(s) that might be better managed. It's a really good idea to nip this before pain or other problems. ...Read more
I have sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet. My feet are ice cold all the time.Many times my feet feels like concrete. I have tried many meds,is tbere a tretreatment for ice cold numb feet.
Beware: These are not light symptoms. The medications that you take are unlikely to help. Please see a NEUROLOGIST soon. ...Read more
What is the best thing to do for numbness in my feet due to neuropathy? Take lipoic acid, ALC, metanx, Gabapentin and CoQ10. Exercise vigorously.
Neuropathy: The treatment of sensory neuropathy will depend on the cause of the neuropathy. In case of diabetes the best treatment is weight loss plus adequate blood sugar control. Avoid medications or substances that can worsen the neuropathy (ie. Alcohol). Medications like gabapentin, Pregabalin or duloxetine help to reduce pain but do not improve sensation. Continue with exercise. Have a prompt recovery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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