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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Have you had: Diabetes since childhood? Takes a while to develop. Emg/ncs can detect nerve damage before a patient becomes aware of them.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Buzz: When there is too much sugar floating around in the blood, the nerves get drunk on it and go foggy, mumbling their electrical impulses back to the bra ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Foot ulcers etc.: Diabetic neuropathy (nerve disease), and may eventually lead to foot ulcers and amputation of lower limbs.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Nerve irritation: High blood sugars as in diabetes is "toxic" to nerves. This casues the nerves to die off.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, a ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Neurontin (gabapentin) first: Both are used for neuropathy as well as other things. Lyrica (pregabalin) has a withdrawal syndrome associated with trying to stop it. Neurontin wo ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy : Don't know about OTC.. But pregabalin or Lyrica Can help.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unsure: Ask his physician because you have not listed his other medications so unable to see if any reaction.There are dozens and dozens if not a hundred or ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
No feeling: The nerve damage could cause symptoms such as numbness, tingling, burning. This is bad particularly in the feet because it can create an unsteady gait ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
50 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Metabolism: The nerves are not getting the correct nutrients because of your diabetic state.It is very important to have your diabeticcontrol improved.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Mainly Clinical: Your question is a good one as recent reports suggest that about 20% occur together. A few hints to the difference- if you have anosmia (loss of sm ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
24 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Gabapentin does not show up on a ten panel drug test.This Urine Drug Test (10‐Panel) checks for the presence of 10 drug metabolites including: 1. A ... Read More

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