Neuropathy peripheral: Surface nerve damage
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I had been having some bleeding between periods 3 times prior (it was very little blood and it increased each time) and I thought it was from taking too much Tylenol for cramps and pains but I went to urgent care and was told I have a UTI (urinary tract infection). I believe the ciprofloxacin antibiotic they gave me caused peripheral neuropathy so I stopped taking it. I'm on my period again now and I went to the ER for numbing in both arms and I'm told I still have a UTI and they gave me different antibiotics (nitrofurantoin) or macrobid I think, that I'm scared to take in fear they'll exacerbate the neuropathy. So what does bleeding between periods have to do with neuropathy? Is there a connection?
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I take Lamictal for epilepsy and have for 4 years. Prior to that I was on Dilantin but switched because of bone loss. I suddenly (3months) developed peripheral neuropathy (sensory) in my hands and feet. I have found not one specialist can find a supplement, treatment or tests that can explain the reason for this problem in my limbs. I'm eating paleo mostly, taking supplements, and home treaments. Just now turning to vegan for one month to see if it helps. I have to wonder if it's the Lamictal. I recently received a disabled parking permit. I'm looking for a Naturopath who specializes in this condition. Near Monroe, wa. Thank you..Chuck (60)
I was put on ramipril to lower my BP before my carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve compression operation. I Make cider for a living and did consume regular amounts of my product in daily tasting. After the op my hand turned from a tingle and numb fingers to feeling stiff and started to hurt, 18 months on and I have stopped drinking alcohol completely, still taking my ramipril and the problem is getting worse as the neuropathy has spred to my lower & upper arm muscles, elbow and just lately my shoulder joint, All on my left side. I went private to a neurologist who said it was due to alcohol that I had peripheral neuropathy , So why is it getting worse now I have stopped the consumption of alcohol , is it the ramipril ?
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