Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Numbness and Tingling Treatment

The treatment for numbness and tingling depends on the cause. Treatment for numbness and tingling may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, or vitamin supplements. A variety of medications are used to treat symptoms of numbness and tingling, including narcotic pain medications, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, tricyclic antidepressants, and anticonvulsants.

Treatment for numbness and tingling may include:

Numbness and Tingling Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat numbness and tingling:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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