Neuropathy - alcoholic; Alcoholic polyneuropathy
Once the immediate alcohol problem has been addressed, treatment goals include:
It is important to supplement the diet with vitamins, including thiamine and folic acid.
Physical therapy and orthopedic appliances (such as splints) may be needed to maximize muscle function and maintain limb position.
Patients may take medication, if necessary, to...Read more
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