Glitterskate...Yes it is a lotion that WILL help with the pain of nerves in your feet and hands. It will help you to get to sleep at night espiecially when the nerves seem to be most active with pain and the lotion helps with any dryness of skin as well...Total win-Win
While waiting for my meds to be filled at Walmart I found a product called DiabetAid For Diabetes Sufferers Pain & Tingling Relief Lotion. It works great and it also helps with dry feet and dry skin. Good luck!
I guess there are TWO types of nephropathy! One is the burning feeling, and one is the numbness. Ask your doctor, they can test and advise. I get very mild burning feeling in big toe and heels when I am trying to shut off for sleep. I do notice it seems to flair up when I have made bad diet choices that day!
Gabapentin and Lyrica only work for 40% of the population. Neither worked for me and I had horrible side effects (Gained 30 pounds on Gabapentin and didn't eat more - it just makes you gain weight). I have tried almost everything and the only thing that really kills it is vicodin, but I only found that out because I had a root canal with an infected nerve and had some pain meds for that. But, I am trying nortriptyline (palamor) which is an antidepressant. It seems to help a little, but I am on the lowest dose. I can increase it, which I am going to ask my Dr. to do for the next script. It also is supposed to make you sleepy and is only taken at night. I hope it works. My Endo wanted me to try Mentax, a prescription strength B12 pill, but it's really expensive. I've also tried Nerve Renew supplements and Nervelox. Neither did too much for me but the do work for some people. Topricin foot therapy or fibro cream helps a little. I wish it were stronger. I tried to find that glitterskate someone mentioned and all I get in search results are Glitter skates. Anyone have a link for that?
Before i found out i was diabetic. My feet would, burn, itch, tingle like crazy. I just thought punched nerve. Tried heating pad and cool pad on lower back. Cold pad worked better to stop burning also raised on pillow at night. Found out later i had diabetes and feet were from the nerves pain going crazy. Under control diet, excersize. And compress. I do not take medication for it. If painful Tylenol usually does trick.
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