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Doctor decides: Pain arising from an injured (cut, ruptured, bruised, with scarred healing, or being chronically pinched yet not killed) nerve. sciatica is type of neuralgia. diagnosis of a nerve that is not disconnected, scarred, healing, or being killed is exceedingly difficult and diagnosis is not benefitted by imaging studies or mri. test of this syndrome depends on the examination by doctor. ...Read more
Maybe: There are lots of possible causes for pudendal neuralgia, so whether it can be cured depends on the cause. It can sometimes be a challenge to find the most effective treatment for PN but the good news is that there are a range of treatment options available. There's lots of great info on the following website http://www. Pudendalhope. Info. Good luck! ...Read more
TMJ: If its pure supraorbital neuralgia then usually not. However, TMJ issues can cause pain sometimes over the region of the supraorbital nerve distribution while at the same time causing pain over the temporal region - its a small over lap from the temporal to the supraorbital region. ...Read more
As follow: Pain in certain area of head including ear, throat, etc. It can mimic other conditions too, so let your physician go in details and decide. ...Read more
No relationship: Maybe you could converse with one of our doctors via a Concierge visit and clarify all of this. ...Read more
Yes: The feeling you have will be the same. ...Read more
Trigeminal neuralgia: It is prescribed for trigeminal neuralgis, shingles pain and other pain too but is primarily for restless leg syndrome. Discuss this and all meds prescribed w/ the Dr who gives it to you. Full instructions incl what to expect, do's and don'ts, alternatives, pros and cons. Call now. Best! ...Read more
Marihuana: MAY have many medicinal properties but controlled studies and clinical trials are not abundant yet. Certainly please stay in touch w/your doc. Ask about Hemp Oil. That is the medicinal and non-psychoactive part of the cannibus plant. You can see a naturally oriented doc or nutritionist about using things like sublingual B 12, Alpha Lipoic Acid, or Marine Fish Oil to help the nerves. Peace. ...Read more
Aberrant vessels: Both trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharygeal neuralgia are related in that they are usually caused by a prominent or tortuous vessel coming off the vertebro-basilar artery system. These vessels are more prominent and "dig" into these nerves thus leading to a pain syndrome. Treatment for both is often with neurosurgical microvascular decompression--that is, padding the nerves from the vessel. ...Read more
Is methycobal 500 used for treating neuralgia? Compared to Neurobion, Neurogen E, which is more effective?
Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 is used to treat peripheral neuropathy that is due to a deficiency in vitamin B12. There is not a lot of research into head-to-head comparisons of the efficacy of over the counter medications (including vitamins). Just make sure to normalize your vitamin B12 level if it is low. See your neurologist for further discussion. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/926.html ...Read more
How long can I expect to wait for amitryptiline to start working for facial neuralgia. I've taken 10mg at night for nearly 4 weeks but isn't working.
Approximately 6 week: To start feeling the positive effects you need to give it at least 6-8 weeks. Sometimes even longer, but that's generally when you will start to feel better. Sometimes the medication needs to be adjusted during this period of time (e.g. taper up/down). ...Read more
Hi there, I believe I'm suffering with pudendal neuralgia. I was travelling fine with my current meds but all of a sudden the pain has become extreme?
Pudendal Neuralgia: Is something that your doctor needs to diagnose and treat. Please see him/her. This can be triggered or made worse by bike riding. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Tegretol (carbamazepine), Trileptal (oxacarbazepine), baclofen, Neurontin (gabapentin). Amitriptyline, Cymbalta (duloxetine), Lyrica (pregabalin), Keppra (levetiracetam) (leveriracetam). In severe cases of trigeminal neuralgia a surgical procedure (micro vascular decompression) & radiofrequency ablation of the nerve are very successful. Topical compound products may be helpful in arms, legs and body neuralgia. ...Read more
Cavity and neuralgia: Neuralgia-inducing cavitational osteonecrosis, refers to presence of cavitations in jaw bones (mandible and/or maxilla) in conjunction with chronic facial neuralgia. The concept implies direct and causal relationship between the bone pathology (cavitations) and pain itself. Pain in this setting is commonly described as atypical facial neuralgia and is chronic in nature. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Hello. This describes pain stemming from nerves. However, you can neuralgic type symptoms in your soft tissues and muscles. Burning, stabbing, sharp, shooting, pins & needles, stinging, and numbness are examples of neuralgia type pain. Some examples of meds used to treat it: lidocaine gel & patches, gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) elavil, topamax, capsaicin, etc. ...Read more
Occipital neuralgia is a neurological condition in which the occipital nerves (the nerves run from the top of the cervical spine up through the scalp) are inflamed or injured.
Occipital neuralgia is characterized by severe pain that begins in the upper neck and back of the head as well as chronic headache. ...Read more
Sharp pain in back: Of head at base of neck to scalp and can radaite to behind the eyes, cause unknown but trauma, tight muscles stress, lack of sleep or food bets is to get mri of head to be sure no tumor, then take excedrin, next try gabapentin[antiseizure meds] ice pack and or heat, rolled towel behind neck, let head fall back over towel to ease tension, osteopathic or massage therapy, physical therapy ...Read more
YES!: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more
Yes-in a way: Amphetamines do not change the actual post herpetic neuralgia pain or peripheral nerve affected, but can cause increased central sensitization to the pain, or cause mild agitation which can also lead to increased feelings of pain. I hope this answers your question and helps a little! ...Read more