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Could Tizanidine decrease tingling from neuropathy or other causes?

Could Tizanidine decrease tingling from neuropathy or other causes?

Possibly: It's not the primary intended use, but research from 2000 did find that it helped with this condition for some - especially those who were not helped otherwise. So, some doctors might want to try it. Dosages and timing might matter. Best! ...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 you take to stop the pain/tingling in your toes caused from neuropathy?

What can you take to stop the pain/tingling in your toes caused from neuropathy?

Treat the cause: There are many causes of neuropathy such as diabetes, smoking, vit. B12 & D deficiencies, thyroid disease, side effects of medication. First thing to do is to make sure you have been properly investigated so that the cause is known. If the cause is known but treatment is still not effective then, talk with your doctor for options. Wanna chat live with neurologist? www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...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?

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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Taking gabepentan for neuropathy. What does it help with? Have some numbness and tightness no bad pain or tingling.

Taking gabepentan for neuropathy.  What does it help with?  Have some numbness and tightness  no bad pain or tingling.

Gabapentin purpose: Gabapentin is especially good at reducing symptoms of tingling or burning when nerves are irritated or damaged. It is not helpful for healing the nerves. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is numbness and tingling (especially in the extremities) all that constitutes "neuropathy?" Is it possible to have neuropathy without pain?

Is numbness and tingling (especially in the extremities) all that constitutes "neuropathy?" Is it possible to have neuropathy without pain?

Possible: Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by numerous entities, and can affect varying fiber sizes depending upon underlying pathology, but numbness and tingling could be a manifestation of a problem within brain or spinal cord. Your doctor should easily be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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I have very light tingling in both of my feet bilaterally. Usually occurs more in the evening. Skin biopsy for neuropathy negative. Dangerous?

I have very light tingling in both of my feet bilaterally. Usually occurs more in the evening. Skin biopsy for neuropathy negative. Dangerous?

Other nerve testing?: Neuropathy at your age would be uncommon. Have you had an EMG and nerve conduction study? I would assume so since you have had a nerve biopsy. If not, then it may be useful in the diagnosis. Many neuropathies have unknown causes. The greatest concern is the pain and associated weakness that can develop. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Having sx's on B6 toxicity(neuropathy, tingling, shocking feeling) not taking any b vitamins. Level is 134, no other cause for sx's found, what is this?

Having sx's on B6 toxicity(neuropathy, tingling, shocking feeling) not taking any b vitamins. Level is 134, no other cause for sx's found, what is this?

Not B-6 toxicity: These sound like symptoms of magnesium deficiency which is often found in conjunction with cadmium toxicity coming from stresses of many kinds. Check vit d3 and homocysteine levels. You could have a need for methyl folate, (folic acid) methyl cobalamine and the whole b complex. Re-evaluate life style to promote overall health with sleep, diet, exercise and stress management. ...Read more

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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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20yr old female. has MS. sudden onset peripheral neuropathy (weak, numb and tingling) lasts up to an hour then resolves. not anxious/ breath. normal?

20yr old female.  has MS.  sudden onset peripheral neuropathy (weak, numb and tingling) lasts up to an hour then resolves. not anxious/ breath. normal?

Short-lasting: Short-lasting symptoms are fairly common with MS. Some people call them pseudoattacks. They may be more common with infections or increased environmental temperature. They are not a sign of MS, but they are common. When they are very common, it may be time to change the treatment plan. Are you sure the "neuropathy" is not caused by effects of MS on the spinal cord? ...Read more

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Can i still have neuropathy even though my small nerve biopsys and qsart were negative - i get tingling in feet and left hand its not fun :(?

Can i still have neuropathy even though my small nerve biopsys and qsart were negative - i get tingling in feet and left hand its not fun :(?

Tingling to me: By definition is neuropathy. Sometimes, tests can be false negatives.... Discuss with the doctor what their treatment would be if the test was positive...Sometimes, it may be a vitamin, i.Emetanx which would not hurt for you to take and then you can see if the symptoms persist or not.... ...Read more

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36 yo female with a history of Crohn's disease and degenerative disc disease. Have a numb spot on my pointer finger, my hands are cold and i get tingling. May have mild Crohn's flare. Neuropathy?

36 yo female with a history of Crohn's disease and degenerative disc disease. Have a numb spot on my pointer finger, my hands are cold and i get tingling. May have mild Crohn's flare. Neuropathy?

Neuropathy fingers: Peripheral neuropathy in inflammatory bowel disease ( ibd) patients has been reported and early on purely sensory symptoms are much more common. Talk to your pcp first, as there is certainly overlap with carpal tunnel (cts) and other conditions in many. Often it is not just one thing and just one focal spot in one finger for any of these whether it be ibd or cts. ...Read more

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I have pain in the right side of my face. Doctor thinks Trigeminal neuralgia. Lately having tingling sensation around kidney area. Neuropathy?

I have pain in the right side of my face. Doctor thinks Trigeminal neuralgia. Lately having tingling sensation around kidney area. Neuropathy?

Responses: There can be many causes of facial pain but trigeminal neuralgia involves sudden multiple severe immobilizing attacks of a few seconds over the same facial area. Other causes to be considered include jaw, dentition, sinuses. Perhaps a dentist needs to be seen. Would a Concierge visit help? ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Neuropathy (Definition)

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