How to Relieve Diabetic Neuropathy Pain?

Q:
How to relieve diabetic neuropathy pain?

A:
Diabetic neuropathy is a common complications for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Usually, it starts from your feet or ankles to your body as your condition worsens. Many patients may find diabetic neuropathy is very painful and disabling.

Although there is no cure for diabetic neuropathy, you still can find some ways to relieve your diabetic neuropathy pain.

  • Oral medications, such as antidepressants and anticonvulsants. However, they may have side effects and do not work for everyone.
  • Lidocaine patch. When you feel painful, you can apply it to the area of acute pain.
  • Nerve stimulation. Doctors apply it to your skin or along the spinal cord. It can help to relieve severe pain through tricking your brain so that you cannot feel the pain. But actually, it doesn’t heal the damage of your disease.

In a word, you need to discuss with your doctor to find the proper way to ease your pain.

 

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