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Neuropathy In Head
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
I have neuropathy pain in the head and left side of my body, left foot and thigh now i started feeling it on the tip of my penis. Causes?
I: would suggest to check if the roots of those nerves are involved. Conditions like MS could start with such symptoms. ...Read more
Can 20mg amitriptyline per night for neuropathy cause brown patches on head nose cheeks upper lip, tiny random ulcers in mouth, red patch on roof?
No: Distribution of the trigeminal nerve covers the face (V1 opthalmic branch representing forehead, V2 maxillary aka upper cheek, V3 mandibular aka low cheek/chin). The base of your head is supplied by different nerves (greater,3rd ,lesser occipital nerves coming off C2-3 roots). Occipital neuralgia causes shooting pain at the back of the head and C2-3 cervical radiculopathy can cause the same pain. ...Read more
What does overheating easily mean? Im31 not prego, I have peripherial neuropathy. Going to mayo to find out why.I get really hot on head!
Peripheral neuropath: Most of the peripheral neuropathies affect the arms and legs. However, at your age, burning pain can be likely due to herpes zoster (shingles). Look for any skin lesions. Dry skin may also cause burning type of pain. Simple vaseline may be helpful. See a physician if it lasts longer ...Read more
HIV &Herpes: The virus that causes hiv, in particular, can cause extensive damage to the peripheral nerves. Often, the progression of the disease can actually be tracked according to the specific type of neuropathy the patient develops. Painful polyneuropathy affecting the feet and hands can be one of first clinical signs of HIV infection. ...Read more