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What options aside from anticonvulsants are there for nerve pains. I hate anticonvulsants and amytriplyn made me feel worse. What's my options?
Suggestions: Nerve pain medicines include Lyrica, gabapentin, Gralise, Horizant, Cymbalta, and possibly Savella (milnacipran). The last two would not be used for epilepsy, but Lyrica and gabapentin could be employed as AED's. Nucynta is an approved opioid for diabetic origin "nerve pain". Would not suggest amitryptiline anymore due to side effects and lack of efficacy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many conditions: Many conditions cause a throbbing pain in the head. Are you certain it is a nerve pain? Where is it? How long does it last? Is it worse with any activities? Migraine headache is the most common throbbing head pain, trigeminal neuralgia, tension headache, and headache related to the sinuses are some of the other possible causes. You may need an examination and testing to get the answer. ...Read more
Is there treatment for nerve pains after surgery? Does it show on scans? How long before it gets better? Any special drugs?
I had twins 7 months ago and i had siatic nerve pains they told me it'd go away after having them but it still soo bad! will it go away? What do I do?
I've got degenerative disk disease and suffer every night from nerve pains in my legs. I've got not slept in week. Help please?
OK: There are lots of things that can help. You need to find out if you have any other conditions that might be affecting you. You may need to see a specialist like a neurologist or a physiatrist. I see lots of people with the same complaint. Rarely do people require surgery. Most end up benefiting from a combination of physiotherapy and medications. I like to use Gabapentin (patients like it ). ...Read more
When i don't exercise my urine flow is good.But when I do exercise my urine becomes thin. I feel some nerve pains belw to my navel which cnect my penis?
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I am taking betolvex and theregran pills for almost now 3 years because I had my severe eye nerve pains and low haemoglobin...What should I do ?
I know that I have a gastric & anxiety disorder but wanted to clarify: right now i'm having tremors, palpitations, stomach feels weird, nerve pains?
Thoughts...: Unfortunately, there won't be much clarification with the symptoms you describe. Anxiety can cause many gastric symptoms - including pain, upset, belching, diarrhea. However, anxiety will not cause fevers or blood in the stool. This can help you differentiate which is which. But, otherwise, it's very difficult to know. ...Read more
Got blocked nose and when I sniff or sneeze or turn my head have really sharp painful nerve pains in back of neck and around head really hurts I've h?
I'm a mother of 4 kids youngest is1 yr old I've been having a throbbing pain in both my legs up to my hips at night with shooting nerve pains ?
Car crash a year ago, felt sharp pain top of spine. Docs said whiplash. Move neck fine. Since been having random nerve pains back arms hands legs?
I have strained eyes, head pressure at front, headaches, heart palpitations, dizziness nerve pains in joints and pompholyx . What could this be?
I have been getting sharp stabbing and nerve felt pains in my chest closest to my heart. At times I have to hold my chest due to the pain. Any thought?
See your doctor: Many things could do this, but more information from you might help find the reason for the pain. If it is severe, go right away and consider urgent care. If you have trouble getting enough air or if it hurts to take a deep breath, go to urgent care or the er. If not severe and you are breathing okay, try over the counter pain meds, and see your primary doctor if it continues to happen. ...Read more
I have pains in my right foot under it is painful make me not to walk well, I suspect blood clothing in. MyBig nerve, and pains in my right butuck ,?
Buttock pain: may be related to sciatic neuritis and foot pain may be related to lumbar nerve irritation,. You must be examined, obtain x rays and an MRI of your LS spine. I suggest using OTC Aleve (naproxen) ( if not allergic) at a dose of 1 tablets every 8 hrs until seen by a physician. Local heat and BioFreeze cream will help relieve pain. ...Read more
Very mild pain in chest for over a week, on and off nerve feeling pains in hand then jaw then back. DR said xray, bloodtest, ECG, heart rate, BP fine?
Chest discomfort: The possibility of a cardiac cause of your symptoms has not been fully excluded;go back to see the doctor and ask him why you have the symptoms despite normal tests so far ; The cause needs to be established ...Read more
Numb leg: Yes! sharp pain in a lower extremity due to nerve compression can cause this. Relieve by squatting down to flex the lumbar spine. Usually, anti-inflammatory medications can help, as well as some core strengthening with a flexion-based exercise program. Make sure nothing else is the cause of the leg pain! see a doctor and maybe have a scan performed. U need a diagnosis! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer