Difficult to diagnose and tricky to treat, neuropathic pain is often as puzzling as it is painful. Take this quiz to see how much you know about what neuropathy is and how to treat it.
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Most commonly, neuropathy feels like what?
Question 3 of 20
Thirty percent of neuropathies are caused by ________________.
Question 4 of 20
In addition to diabetes, other causes of neuropathies include:
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In most cases, addressing the _____________________ will improve or relieve neuropathic pain.
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In almost 30 percent of neuropathic pain cases, the underlying cause of the pain is ____________________.
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_____________ are one of the first lines of defense in treating neuropathic pain.
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Another first-line treatment for neuropathic pain involves the use of ___________________.
Question 9 of 20
One class of antidepressants doctors often prescribe for neuropathic pain is what?
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What's another class of antidepressants employed to treat neuropathic pain?
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What type of anticonvulsants are often prescribed to treat neuropathic pain?
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In addition to oral medication, ______________________ can also be used to treat neuropathic pain.
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One of the most common forms of topical pain relief prescribed for neuropathy pain is ______________________.
Question 14 of 20
Lidocaine works by blocking which channels?
Question 15 of 20
Another topical treatment for neuropathy is ___________________.
Question 16 of 20
Capsaicin is derived from ____________.
Question 17 of 20
Medical marijuana can be used to treat neuropathic pain.
Question 18 of 20
___________________ are often considered a second-line treatment for neuropathic pain.
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What kind of opiates are preferred when treating neuropathic pain?
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