Neuropathy is a term refers to damage or injure the nerve. In a way, it’s a diseases or malfunctions of nerves. There are 100 types of neuropathy, often they recognize by the part they affected or related to any diseases. From diabetic to genetics, many factors because of neuropathy, it’s often treatable and not harmful in a fatal way.
No matter whatever the case may be, symptoms can be varied by every single person. It often changes with typicality of a person, but some of the symptoms are same and visible.
Symptoms of neuropathy
- imprecise vision
- In peripheral neuropathy, in which sensory nerve got damage, often its start with losing feeling for the footstep by step, also include pain, numbness, and tingling. It progresses to a centre of the body in time.
- Impotence (erectile dysfunction) in men
- It’s also gradually felt in arms and legs, inability to resolve the joint position would lead you to clumsiness and falling too.
- Because of losing feeling in the foot, mean blister and sore foot may develop without being noticed. It has a greater risk of being infected and speeding infection into deeper tissue.
- Constipation or diarrhea
- abdominal bloating, vomiting, or Nausea after food
- While damage sensory nerve cause neuropathy, it often comes as symptoms. The extreme sensitivity of touch.
- Damages to the part which control movement can cause weakness, loss of reflexes, loss of muscle mass, cramping, and/or loss of dexterity.
- Urinary symptoms
- lightheadedness or fainting
Treatment of neuropathy
- To Treating diabetic neuropathy, control the blood sugar and making a healthy lifestyle to prevent further damage.
- For vitamin B12 deficiency, take vitamin tablet and injection.
- Taking medication for pain relief, like ibuprofen. Start with a low dose and increases the dosage gradually until you notice its effect. This may vary by every single individual, so doctors advise are preferable.
- If you feel pain in particularly one area and don’t want to take medication, apply Capsaicin cream to that area, it will stop the nerve sending the pain message to the brain.
- Lidocaine plaster is large sticking plaster with local anesthesia, which sticks to a small part of a body where pain generates.
- After all, the treatment for pain release won’t work, tramadol can help you. It’s a powerful painkiller which needs to be taken under advised by the doctor. It’s an addictive painkiller and often comes with side effect like vomiting, dizziness, constipation.
- Acupuncture and herbal medicine also help in neuropathic pain.