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Suggest medication for nerve pain

Hello

I am Manoj. Since morning i feel bit pain as if life nerve stretch which usually happen when you sleep in very odd posture for long time. So when I am turning my head or turning down to pick something, its a sudden pain. Can you suggest a medecine?
Fri, 28 Feb 2014
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Hello Manoj,

The symptoms as mentioned in your post can be attributed to:
1. Nerve compression due to incorrect posture.
2. Peripheral neuropathy.
3. Any fluctuation in blood pressure levels
4. Altered blood sugar levels
5. Inadequate hydration & nutrition status.
6. Deficiency of certain nutrients like Iron, Vitamin B 12, Calcium, Magnesium, etc.
Investigations like complete blood count, estimation of blood pressure and blood sugar levels will be helpful in clinching the diagnosis.

Symptomatic relief can be obtained with nervigenic agents (like Vit B6, B12, Folic acid) as well as multivitamin & mineral supplementation needs to be added in the diet.

There is no need to worry, you will be fine.
Meanwhile, maintain adequate hydration, take a healthy balanced diet & avoid stress.

Wishing a good health.
Take care.
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