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What is best for peripheral nerve pain in feet, i'm diabetic?

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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Complex care

Management of diabetic polyneuroparhy is multifaceted: tight glucose control, counterstimulation (massage, contrast bath, whirlpool therapy) and medications (gabapentin, pregabalin, sometimes opioids).

In brief: Complex care

Management of diabetic polyneuroparhy is multifaceted: tight glucose control, counterstimulation (massage, contrast bath, whirlpool therapy) and medications (gabapentin, pregabalin, sometimes opioids).
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. Leonard Pace
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Another drug

Amitryptiline may also help relieve the pain.

In brief: Another drug

Amitryptiline may also help relieve the pain.
Dr. Leonard Pace
Dr. Leonard Pace
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Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lots

Many do well with topical creams, which have the advantage of not adding to the rest of the medications taken orally.
Talk to your doctor about those options. Oral meds Lyrica (pregabalin) & cybalta can be useful.

In brief: Lots

Many do well with topical creams, which have the advantage of not adding to the rest of the medications taken orally.
Talk to your doctor about those options. Oral meds Lyrica (pregabalin) & cybalta can be useful.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Have it evaluated.

If the symptoms are due to neuropathy, topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medications.
Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. Consult with your physician for an appropriate plan of care.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

If the symptoms are due to neuropathy, topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medications.
Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. Consult with your physician for an appropriate plan of care.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Many options

Besides medications nerve blocks or spinal cord stimulation can help.

In brief: Many options

Besides medications nerve blocks or spinal cord stimulation can help.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Addagada Rao
Yes , also control of diabetes , prevent injuries to foot, caused by lack o fsensation.
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