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Symptom Of Diabetic Nerve Pain
Herniated lumbar disc. Is the type of pain an indication of severity of nerve entrapment? I.E. Stabbing vs dull pain.
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
Pain: The symptoms are pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which means radiation from your low back down the back of your thigh into your calf and foot. In more severe cases there may be associated tingling, numbness and even weakness in specific muscles. If you are worried about having sciatica see an orthopedic or neurological surgeon or a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, I have type 1 diabtese, clinical depression, small visual hlusnations, diabetic nerve pain, lower back pain. is any of this connected?
Gbs diag3/11/13, MS symptoms, ascending pain from foot to hip, what causes ascending unilateral pain, pain medication not relieving pain.
Where its at: Diabetic nerve pain is primarily a progressive damage to sensory nerves to the limbs. Fibromyalgia as yet has no known mechanism and doesnt cause nerve damage or arthritis. Current research suggests a sorce within the central nervous system. It appears that fibromyalgia hurts but it won't hurt your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We have 3 nerves: Responsible to give sensation in the hand, median nerve, ulna nerve and radial nerve. If you have a median nerve pinched, you will feel changes in one side of the hand. If the problem is in the ulna nerve your complain will be on the opposite side. Pinched nerve can cause pain, numbness, tingling and muscle atrophy. You can lose sensation and function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an aching left arm and left leg a sign of peripheral neuropathy, hiv, carpal tunnel or pinched nerve?
Depends: This can be a systemic disease process (neuropathy, hiv) affecting multiple nerves at once. Carpal tunnel affect the hand specifically, not the arm. You can have two pinched nerves possibly, but one tries to explain symptoms by the most simple explanation. Consider spinal cord issues, which would affect arm and leg simultaneously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends...: It's not possible to predict how medication will work on a specific person.It also depends on which pain patch you are talking about and how severe the pain is.If only topical patches and pain is mild to moderate it can help,if pain is severe most likely not.If the pain patch is fentanyl or any other strong narcotic it should help for severe pain.Make sure it has been prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Neuropathy can cause a wide variety of painful symptoms including painful numbness, burning, tingling, a feeling of "pins and needles" and shooting pains. There are medications on the market that do aid in treating neuropathic pain. These medications have their share of possible side effects and must be monitored by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Important question: We feel that the diabetic nerve complications involve blood flow in the small vessels that subserve peripheral nerve function, and thereby damage the central axon function which results in an axonal neuropathy. In general, the nerve problems do not readiliy respond to the usual basic diabetes drugs, but may benefit from a medical food metanx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several choices: Symptoms of neuropathic pain are burning, shockilike, lightning bolt types of pain with radiating, SHARP, and sudden characteristics. If you'd like to talk about it go to my URL: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi and choose your method of contacting and we'll hash it out a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have trigeminal nerve irritation/inflammation causing paresthesias left side of the face without having pain or numbness?
Can you have sensory loss on the affected side of which being diagnosed glossopharyngeal neuralgia? Example numbness then stabbing pain from triggers.
Yes, you can: have a sensory loss, because of the sensory component of the nerve. Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a rare condition that occurs in the areas innervated by the sensory branches of the glossopharyngeal (CN9) and vagus (CN10) nerves. It most frequently starts after age 50, equally involving males and females. Hope it helps. ...Read more
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