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What Is The Best Neuropathy Medicine
Tough call: Every medication has its pros and cons. A good practitioner will use the entire medication profile to his/her advantage. First of all, your choice of meds depends on the exact symptoms: is it sharp, aching, numbing, burning? Do you have trouble sleeping, is mood or anxiety an issue? Do you have high blood pressure? Have you ever had an ulcer? Are you over/ underweight? So there's no "best" really. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Topic is too broad: Neuropathy is not a single disease - it is a complication found in a number of different conditions. If a single or multiple nerves are affected by neuropathy, the cause is targeted for treatment, but if the cause cannot be corrected, symptomatic pain relief takes place. Rec: see a pain management specialist for diagnosis and cause treatment. ...Read more
Many options: I assume you have type 2 diabetes. In this day and age, the best diabetes medications are those that do not cause you to gain weight or retain fluids. These are newer medications and are still not generic but they treat both diabetes and are weight-neutral/loss: metformin/byetta/victoza/januvia/onglyza/tradjenta. See your doctor to see if you are a suitable candidate for any of these drugs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DX: PRIMARY HTN: YOU LIKELY HAVE PRIMARY HYPERTENSION. It is a combination of genetics Environment SBP<120. DBP<80. THE GOAL IS TO PREVENT LVH(heart thickening) ONL2 classes reverse LVH 1.ARB/ACEI(DIOVAN (valsartan) ) it IS BETTER IN DIABETICS TO IMPROVE RENAL FLOW. 2. CALCIUM CHANEL BLOCKERS (NORVASC) DIURETICS& BB DO NOT HAVE THE DATA You need to be GF WHOLEAPPROACH.com & focus on weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DependsOnManyFactors: There is no one medicine which can be named as best medicine for Hypertension,as the drugs effectiveness is based on many factors like Age Race Other Co Existing condiions ike Diabetese,Congestive HeartFailure,Respiratory coditions like Asthma&copd,kidney disease,Coronary event and other co existing disaseses What may be best for one may not be best for others ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
angina: Angina is caused by a mismatch of oxygen demand and supply in the heart. If you have not done so already, you should have a stress test to confirm. If indeed there is a coronary artery obstruction, then will need either a cardiac cath or bypass surgery. May also be reasonable to medically treat, but would consult a cardiologist. ...Read more
Depends...: It depends upon the type of migraine; and the rest of your medical history(other conditions, any alleriges?, any other medications that you take, etc.) some neurologists use anaprox ds; others prefer imitrex (sumatriptan)...Usually practitioner preference; again keeping the above about you in mind. Cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine Treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Varies: Asthma is a complex disease that is manifested in various ways in various patients. In general the medications used for asthma include rescue medications ( albuterol) and controller medications ( inhaled steroids, long acting beta agonists and other) what the best medication is for each individual asthmatic may vary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NONE: In my > 35 years of practice i've heard of all manner of herbal and natural treatments for dm.None work.Please see a dr and get treated properly to live longer. ...Read more
Warts: Warts are caused by the human papilloma virus. There are different subtypes of the virus that lead to different types and locations of warts. A few of the types are oncogenic. The fastest way to get rid of warts is to have your doctor remove them (electrodessication) however any treatment that stimulates your immune system to recognize the wart as abnormal will allow your body to .Kill the wart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tucks, (witch hazel) preparation H: And warm baths can be soothing. You need to avoid straining when you have a bowel movement, so be sure you eat at least 25g fiber daily and drink plenty of water. Colace (docusate sodium) and prune juice, along w fresh fruit & vegetables, and whole grain can help soften the stool. ...Read more
One working 4 you : The best medicine for any condition is the one that works well for you without causing significant side effects/dependency, and you can afford it. There are quite a few available now, but depends on what type of sleep trouble you have--some can't fall asleep, others wake in middle of night or too early in am etc..Talk to your doc for appropriate rx. U may only need sleep hygiene. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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