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Can neuropathy go away?

Can neuropathy go away?

Depends: It depends on what the cause of neuropathy is. In majority of cases you can improve symptoms by treating the underlying cause and taking appropriate meds. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

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


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What can be done for neuropathy on your head?

What can be done for neuropathy on your head?

Neuropathy: The first question is to determine the cause of the neuropathy. For example, shingles can result in neuropathy of the scalp. There are several "neurotrophic" drugs that can be tried. I would consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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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 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?

You need work-up: Ther is more than one cause of symptoms like yours. You need a neurologic work up. Have your primary doctor refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can small fiber neuropathy cause crawling sensation on head and face?

Can small fiber neuropathy cause crawling sensation on head and face?

I: Would suggest to check if the roots of those nerves are involved. Conditions like MS could start with such symptoms. ...Read more

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Can Trigeminial Neuropathy also cause the base of your head to hurt as well?

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

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Can peripheral neuropathy cause severe burning in the abdomen & head?

Can peripheral neuropathy cause severe burning in the abdomen & 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

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Can you get optic neuropathy from getting hit in the head or in the eye?

Can you get optic neuropathy from getting hit in the head or in the eye?

Yes, but see below: Head trauma can cause damage to the optic nerve and loss of vision or even blindness. ...Read more

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Any std's that cause neuropathy? Tingling in the leg, toroso and head.

Any std's that cause neuropathy? Tingling in the leg, toroso and head.

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

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Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Diffuse neuropathy: Neuropathy has many caused and usually involves the limbs but many conditions with associated neuropathy can manifest diffusely such as in diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr suspects peripheral neuropathy. Had severe burning in abdomen & head last night. This is new. Scary. Contact Neurologist again?

Dr suspects peripheral neuropathy. Had severe burning in abdomen & head last night. This is new. Scary. Contact Neurologist again?

↑ed blood glucose is: Most common basis for peripheral neuropathy. While often recognized after people have been diagnosed as being Diabetic for a long time, it also occurs in some far before they are declared Diabetic. Thus suggest checking HbA1c (Optimal 5.0%, not called DM until 6.5% or higher), optimize by cutting carbs, consider the best of the DM meds (the GlP-1 analogues) & review emedicinehealth. Com neuropathy. ...Read more

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Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Headache &neuropathy: Can have similar symptoms and often are comorbid diseases. Neurologists or pain management specialists can help to identify and manage these conditions. At this point, you need to be evaluated, imaged and diagnosed.
Then the treatment could be applied.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What are tremors of the head, both hands and legs a symptom of? I have peripheral neuropathy and fibromyalgia. Gng to mayo in sept

What are tremors of the head, both hands and legs a symptom of? I have peripheral neuropathy and fibromyalgia. Gng to mayo in sept

Many things.: Thyroid (elevated), drug side effects, early atypical parkinson's (i doubt!), and many things, including benign essential tremor! I doubt you have fibro plus neuropathy. The neuropathy is a hard diagnosis amd can be definitely diagnosed. I'd throw out the fibro!
in either case, Lyrica (pregabalin) and Cymbalta would aid both, particularly if B12 deficiency and other treatable causes for neuropathy have been. ...Read more

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What can cause confusion, brain fog and neuropathy with a normal liver biopsy and normal head MRI?? Out of answers and feeling sicker.

ADVICE: There are numerous causes for neuropathy, including diabetes, alcohol-nutritional, B-12 deficiency, hypothyroid, among the more common. Some of these can be associated with focus concentration, memory issues. The key is to uncover type of nerve disorder, and characteristic pathology. Recommend visit to medical school neurology department clinic ...Read more

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Been overdosing on vitamins for 2 months (via juicing + disc splmnts. Have tingling in fingers, light headed, mood change, fine motor weakness in both ring fingers. Possible neuropathy? Permanent?

Been overdosing on vitamins for 2 months (via juicing + disc splmnts. Have tingling in fingers, light headed, mood change, fine motor weakness in both ring fingers. Possible neuropathy? Permanent?

Stop the vitamins: Vitamin overdoses can cause many symptoms including those you described. However you should see a doctor to determine if there is any other cause of your symptoms. If it is due to a vitamin over dose the symptoms usually resolve when the vitamin levels return to normal. ...Read more

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Diagnosed peripheral neuropathy unknown cause. Tingling fatigue frequent urination sob blurred vision but eyes fine chest tight light head. Anxiety or ms?

Diagnosed peripheral neuropathy unknown cause. Tingling fatigue frequent urination sob blurred vision but eyes fine chest tight light head. Anxiety or ms?

Anxiety, most likely: MS is easy to rule out by history, exam and MRI. Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Some times no treatment is the best treatment. See your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have neuropathy from shingles without skin lesions?

Is it possible to have neuropathy from shingles without skin lesions?

Shingles issues: Yes although unlikely. Generally shingles manifests itself with the rash and then you develop the post herpetic neuralgia but sometimes the rash is very minor and unless you suspect that its shingles may be confused with poison ivy or other types of benign skin irritations. ...Read more

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Can Supraorbital Neuropathy cause headaches at the ride side of the temple?

Can Supraorbital Neuropathy cause headaches at the ride side of the temple?

Headache: If you have a headache that's new onset in the temporal region, please be seen promptly. Supraorbital symptoms is often over half of the head towards the apex. ...Read more

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Can you still have neuropathy with a normal emg/ncv and a normal skin biopsy twice?

Can you still have neuropathy with a normal emg/ncv and a normal skin biopsy twice?

Yes: Only god is perfect. All tests have false negative and false positive results. Clinical symptoms and your signs are worth more than a test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be tested for Non-Length-dependent Small Fiber Sensory Neuropathy if you only have symptoms in your face?

Is it possible to be tested for Non-Length-dependent Small Fiber Sensory Neuropathy if you only have symptoms in your face?

? yes: Assume your doctor found clinical suspicion of more extensive nerve issues. To prove the existence of small fiber neuropathy, you will need to undergo several skin punch biopsies in leg, and if confirmatory, the etiology will be sought through blood and urine tests. Have your doctor explain the process in detail. ...Read more

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Last year I had a cold tingling all over my face now and again. It went away, now I get an odd tingle on random place on body male 22 neuropathy?

See a neurologist: If you think you may be developing a neuropathy this would be the best person to evaluate you. This is impossible to do over the internet. Go and get seen and hope this is nothing serious. ...Read more

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Redskin, sunburn-like, pain, hot~leftleg>leftarm>left face? Diabetic2/chiarimalformation@10mm/neuropathy/?

Left: Neither diabetes, sunburn, or chiari explains left face, arm, and leg symptoms together into one diagnosis. Recommend evaluation by a neurologist for more history and examination....Decent size chiari... ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Neuropathy (Definition)

Weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in ...Read more