Causes and treatment of inflammation, peripheral nerve pain
1. Peripheral neuritis
Peripheral neuritis is often divided into polyneuritis, polyneuritis and inflammation of one or a few peripheral nerves.
2. Causes and symptoms of peripheral neuritis
Peripheral neuritis due to vitamin B1 deficiency gradual progression, initially appeared numbness mainly in the lower extremities, may have cramps or pain in the calves at night, soft white edema in the legs, especially in the legs and feet, then gradually worsened, the patient was weak in walking. In addition, it may be difficult to breathe due to heart failure.
Due to vitamin PP deficiency Inflammation, peripheral nerve pain caused by vitamin P deficiency is a sensory disorder in the limbs, mental disorders such as confusion, dementia with skin symptoms such as erythema .
Due to lead poisoning Manifestations of movement disorders are the extensor muscles of the upper extremities, rarely paralysis of the anterolateral muscles of the legs, abdominal cramps, gray rims of the gums, anemia, and sometimes hypertension. .
Arsenic poisoning Symptoms of inflammation, peripheral nerve pain caused by Arsenic poisoning are similar to those caused by alcohol, often accompanied by gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting. The skin on the backs of the hands and feet is thickened and horny, and the nails are thick.
Due to diphtheria The disease is now rare thanks to the diphtheria vaccine . Uncommon and occasionally seen in cases of malignant diphtheria, due to diphtheria toxin: First, paralysis of the pharyngeal muscles, then paralysis of the eye muscles, and then paralysis of the extremities by the third week or so. fifth, dominant in the two lower limbs.
Diabetes Peripheral neuritis as a complication of diabetes is common. Early clinical manifestations are sensory disturbances in the legs and symmetrical nature, then there are disorders due to hereditary degenerative diseases
In addition, the patient has inflammation, peripheral nerve pain is also due to other causes: high blood urea, hypothyroidism, blood globulin disorder, amyloidosis, cancer... are rare diseases.
3. Treatment of inflammation, peripheral nerve pain
If the cause is cancer, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation is needed. Due to tendinitis: Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce pain and increase nerve conduction. If there is no response, it can be treated with local corticosteroid injections or surgery.
If you have unusual symptoms, you should be examined and consulted with a specialist.
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