FAQs on Prescription Pain Cream for Phantom Limb Pain
What is Phantom Limb Pain?
Although all disorders have some degree of complication during diagnosis, Phantom Limb pain is extremely complex. For reasons that are not currently completely understood, the nerves in the area of amputations often continue to send pain messages to the brain.
Due to the cause being nerve associated and/or damaged, patients can experience other uncomfortable sensations including cramping; tingling; numbness; and temperature confusion. Everything a limb experiences prior to being amputated are sensation patients may feel after amputation.
Disorders associated with nerves, and damage to them, has a much greater chance of becoming debilitating especially if ignored. The symptoms of Phantom Limb Pain, especially the pain itself, may become so excruciating that patients are severely debilitated.
Patients should seek a physician’s advice for this or any other medical condition. The debilitation may prevent individuals from functioning on a routine daily basis.
How do topical pain creams help Phantom Limb Pain?
One of the most reported advantages of utilizing topical treatments for Phantom Limb Pain is that it bypasses the digestive tract. Some oral medications can severely compromise the lining of the entire tract.
The result is often nausea and eventually loss of appetite which can be harmful for numerous reasons. One of the most important factors for healing is proper nutrition. Another advantage of topical treatments is they are fast acting bring about relief much quicker than oral forms of treatment.
What are the types of pain cream available for Phantom Limb Pain?
It is difficult to treat pain associated with nerve messages and damage. Ketamine creams are one form of topical treatment that has been found to be very successful. Peripheral N-methyl-D-aspartate or NMDA receptors are blocked by the medicinal properties found in Ketamine. It is also believed to block the edema response related to inflammation.
Ketamine is a powerful medication that should only be considered under the direct supervision of a professional physician. These creams are only available with low doses of Ketamine add to them. This medication is popular for anesthetizing animals for surgery in the veterinary field.
Prilocaine and Lidocaine is another useful ingredients added to topical cream for the treatment of Phantom Limb Pain. Both of these medicines are referred to as 2 amide-type local anesthetics. They temporarily numb the skin and areas of discomfort bringing about effective and efficient relief.
Neither medication should be used on broken skin, within the ears, or in the genital area. Lidocaine and Prilocaine should only be used under the consultation of a medical professional.
My Pain Cream MD offers prescription pain creams for phantom limb pain. The topical medication may provide immense relief and possibly decrease the amount of medication necessary by mouth for adequate relief.
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