Users' questions

Can you have peripheral neuropathy and osteoarthritis?

Can you have peripheral neuropathy and osteoarthritis?

I didn’t know that peripheral neuropathy and osteoarthritis went together until I read these posts. No doctor has ever mentioned it, but I do have both. The neuropathy is on my left foot and my left leg. You might ask your physician about lidocaine patches 6% which when applied to the skin gives minor relief, but don’t expect too much.

What’s the most common cause of peripheral neuropathy?

But the more accurate term for my condition is peripheral neuropathy, a condition whose most common cause is diabetes. Once I learned this about two months ago, I was certain that I was diabetic.

Is there a link between psoriatic arthritis and neuropathy?

I have type two diabetes from steroids and severe psoriatic arthritis. He would not speculate on any of them causing the neuropathy. My chemo had no platinum drugs usually associated with neuropathy . My diabetes is well controlled. I have taken neurontn , lyrica , endep and norspan and fentanyl patches.

Are there any genes associated with peripheral neuropathy?

The small-fiber neuropathies that present with pain, itch, and autonomic symptoms also can be genetic. As our understanding of genetic disorders increases, many new genes are being associated with peripheral neuropathy.

Can a person have peripheral neuropathy with osteoporosis?

Peripheral neuropathy is found among people with Osteoporosis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Forteo and have High blood cholesterol.

Is there a panacea for OA peripheral neuropathy?

By this time you probably know there is no panacea for OA even though we keep looking. Gabapentin does seem to help during the day but the neuropathy asserts itself in the early hours of the morning, anyway. Toes curling under, yes. 1) Pushing through the pain and walking.

Is there a cure for neuropathy and osteoarthritis?

I was finally diagnosed with the neuropathy. They can not find out what has caused it. My orthopedic surgeon and my foot doctor feel it is from the osteoarthritis and nothing can be done for it short of major reconstructive surgery and then that is not a guarrentee it will help with the feet.

I have type two diabetes from steroids and severe psoriatic arthritis. He would not speculate on any of them causing the neuropathy. My chemo had no platinum drugs usually associated with neuropathy . My diabetes is well controlled. I have taken neurontn , lyrica , endep and norspan and fentanyl patches.