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What is the best treatment for my painful peripheral neuropathy?

What is the best treatment for my painful peripheral neuropathy?

Many options.: Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. ...Read more

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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


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What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

Depends upon cause: Is you weakness a stamina issue due to de-conditioning? Or perhaps you have issues with muscle and/or nerve, or do you legs get weaker when walking or exercising? Under those circumstances, you need to see your doctor and uncover causation so all returns to normal. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

Splint it: Splint the wrist and see a hand surgeon to rule out an injury that needs surgery. You do not want to ignore a treatable problem. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I see for a compressed nerve in my neck? What is the usually treatment for that? Please help

What type of doctor do I see for a compressed nerve in my neck? What is the usually treatment for that? Please help

Primary First: You may need to see a neurosurgeon if the pain progresses or there are any signs of something more serious going on. Usual treatments include non-operative measures, physical therapy, exercises, chiropractic. If the pain progresses may need therapeutic maneuver, e., g. Injections or even surgery. ...Read more

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Sudden problem with feet and knees. What is the treatment for that?

Sudden problem with feet and knees. What is the treatment for that?

Replacement insoles: The question is a little vague, but i'll assume you could use cushioned arch supports. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. I would start with the "cross-trainer" style for you. ...Read more

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What is the solution for burning sensation in your arms?

What is the solution for burning sensation in your arms?

Form of neuropathy: This could be related to some compression of the nerves supplying your arm at their exits from the cervical cord thru the cervical spine. See your orthopedic doc for early diagnosis and relief. ...Read more

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Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs? If so what is the best treatment?

Can a cerivcal herniated disk cause numbness and tingling in arms and legs?  If so what is the best treatment?

CDH : A bilateral posterior and central herniated cervical spine intervertebral disc can cause numbness and tingling in both the arms and legs. Other symptoms may or may not be present and signs and symptoms are not always symmetric. This would be consistent with myelopathy in which case you would want surgery soon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

Hand tremors: This depends on identifying the cause & correcting that, such as thyroid disease, parkinson disease, alcohol or drugs. ...Read more

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I have numbness pain and weakness in shoulder/ arm, what is the best way to treat this?

Identify cause: Before considering treatment see a good physician to decide if you need imaging or referral to a specialist to sort out the cause. Understanding reasons will define the best treatment. Often after exam, you will be referred to physical therapy but there may be other steps to address first. ...Read more

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I'm going to see a neurologist for my migraines, my arm is always tingling numb&painful can the scan pick up the cause of the arm numbness also?

Possibly: Dear serval, most patients with migraines have normal MRI studies. If the cause of your sensory changes is an abnormality of the brain, then an MRI of the brain could find it. However, it is perhaps more likely that you have a lesion in the neck--also called the cervical spine, or in one of the nerves in your arm. A neurologist can help you sort out what kind of test(s) you need. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment is available for neck an head pain related to what is thought to be a pinched nerve?

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What kind of treatment is available for neck an head pain related to what is thought to be a pinched nerve?

Physical therapy: You might be a good candidate for physical therapy, which is often quite effective for headache associated with cervical spine degenerative dic and joint disease. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

Hyperhidrosis: You most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). For more info go to:: http://www.Sweathelp.Org/english/ good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shaky paiful tooth?

What is the best treatment for shaky paiful tooth?

See a Dentist: If the tooth is moving and painful it probably has an infection in the gums and/or tooth. Most likely the tooth will need to be removed but you should go see a dentist to have an xray taken asap. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

Varied.: It depends on the size, location and whether there is fluid in the blister. If there is fluid, sterilize a pin and puncture the roof of the blister. Drain the fluid and apply antibiotic cream and a dressing. Watch for infection- redness, pain, swelling, pus. See a doc if there are problems or if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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What is the best skin tightening treatment for my upper arms?

What is the best skin tightening treatment for my upper arms?

Diet and Exercise: If its a weight loss issue. If it's flabby skin, surgical excision with a "brachioplasty" surgery would be appropriate. If it's minor excess skin and fat, laser assisted liposuction also referred to as smart lipo can aid in skin retraction. ...Read more

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What is the cure for hand swelling and wrist pain? Diuretic?

What is the cure for hand swelling and wrist pain? Diuretic?

Depends: Cure depends after seen by your physician, and finding the cause of the pain, it could be simple sprain, arthritis or some thing else, consult your physician, diuretic will be an unlikely choice. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for hand joint pain?

What is the best medication for hand joint pain?

Nsaiids: I have found most nsaids to be helpful for these problems i would start with some advil (ibuprofen) or aleve you might require a prescription nsaid to get the best result with the least side effects. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for club feet?

What is the treatment for club feet?

Serial casting: Clubfoot is usually managed conservatively (non-surgically). The typical treatment is a casting or splinting regimen, starting a few days after birth. Most typically, the casting is performed and managed by a pediatric orthopedist. Occasionally, club foot does not respond well to non-surgical casting and surgery is necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for carpel tunnel if my right arm is still swelling, I refuse needles to be put in wrists, is it surgery?

What is the best treatment for carpel tunnel if  my right arm is still swelling, I refuse needles to be put in wrists, is it surgery?

See details: If splinting does not help and you refuse a local injection, then surgery is the best option. Why is the arm swelling? Diagnose and treat that cause and the carpal tunnel symptoms may also improve. ...Read more

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What is the best tablet for nerve weakness?

What is the best tablet for nerve weakness?

Nerve weakness: Corticosteroids can shrink a swollen nerve, thereby, reducing and possibly resolving pain & weakness. ...Read more