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Are symptoms of generalized pain in face, arms, legs, feet, hands, testicles & scalp product of peripheral neuropathy?
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Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 5 months ago
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Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 5 months ago

What is your age?

What are the investigations done?

What is the cause of peripheral neuropathy?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
73 years old. Neurologist made MRI. X Rays, cat scan.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I dont know. I was operated for Spinal stenosis.
Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 5 months ago

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Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 5 months ago

Peripheral neuropathy is commonest cause of pain in face, arms, legs, feet, hands, testes and scalp.

This can be confirmed by;

1) Skin and nerve biopsy.

2) Nerve conduction velocity study.

This can be treated as following;

First-line treatments are;

1) tricyclic antidepressants,

2) gabapentin

3 pregabalin, and

4) topical lidocaine 5% patch.

Second line treatment:

Opioids,

tramadol,

capsaicin cream, and

capsaicin 8% patch.

Therapies that have demonstrated effectiveness for neuropathic pain;

serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors,

carbamazepine and valproic acid, and

botulinum toxin.

Invasive procedures such as sympathetic blockade, intrathecal steroids, and implantable spinal cord stimulators also are good.

Over the counter OR Non-prescription OR Home remedies to control neuropathic pain;

Capsaicin pain relief skin cream

Penetrex Neuropathic Pain Relief Cream

Nervex neuropathic pain relief cream

Arnicare pain relief skin cream

Cannabinoid CBD Hemp oil

Evening Primrose oil (for external application)

Neuroveen (for external application)

Lidocaine anesthetic pain relieving skin patches (Aspercreme skin patches) – Non-prescription type

Lidocaine anesthetic skin cream

Therapeutic Neuropathy and Arthritis Pain Relief Healing Balm with Organic Essential Oils

Neuropathy homeopathic Rubbing Oil

Massage therapy etc

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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