Sensory neuropathy impacts the nerves responsible for sensation, and typically affects the feet, legs, hands, and arms. Symptoms I keep wondering if all my little complaints are indeed due to the diabetes, or if it might be something else causing the problems. Lyrica definiy DID NOT work at all for me.
I was on Elavil (low dose) for many years, and I developed other multiple conditions described as “not uncommon in diabetics”
I stopped cymbalta after 5 years it did nothing any more. I take tramadol for back pain and store brand mucinex for keeping the congestion down. Going to try topical lotions for nerve pain and the detox pads anything to keep more meds out of my system I would rather have the pain than kindey problems. To Vicki Evans, I am on Tramadol and take CVS brand of mucinex but I take both for different problems.
Possible Causes and Nature of the Pain. Looking through the literature, the problem of chronic pain in gastroparesis is estimated to affect anywhere between 50 and 90 percent of patients. The cause of this pain is not well known. Neuropathic pain, pain generated by damaged or inflamed nerves, is thought to be the primary.
There are many excellent on-line support groups dealing with chronic pain, depression and chronic illness. To access a listing of various sites, as well as other resources, please visit:.
University of Kansas Hospital.
Possible Causes and Nature of the Pain.
The National Pain Foundation, or Pelvic Pain support groups.
Just trying to keep everything in balance and manageable is a daily struggle. Here are some tips:.
Historically, pain has been a neglected symptom in patients with gastroparesis, even though (and perhaps because) it is often the most problematic to manage.
“Unfortunay there are no drugs proven to work for people with sciatica and even epidural injections only provide a small benefit in the short term. What we do.. I have Chronic pain syndrome from a spinal fusion , nerve damage , fibro , osteoarthritis in back , hips & knee, DDD, plus 2 new herniated disc.
It’s also important to avoid bed rest and to stay as active as possible.”. What we do know is that most people with sciatica do eventually recover with time. “Unfortunay there are no drugs proven to work for people with sciatica and even epidural injections only provide a small benefit in the short term.
When one doctor put me on lyrica for various types of pain including but not limited to fibromyalgia, ddd. Reynauds, and hypersensitivaty it not only gave me zero relief but caused severe burning and pounding hip pain and permanently affected my vision! There were other side effects but those two were the huge deal breakers.