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fluctuating symptoms of peripheral neuropathy

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
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Sometimes: Numbness, tingling, and burning are the most frequent symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Many people describe it as when a foot that has "fallen aslee ... Read More
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Dr. Margarita Correa-Perez
41 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sometimes : Neuropathic pain varies from mild to severe. If related to conditions like diabetes mellitus, may improve controlling glucose level. If related to vit ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Underlying cause: I agree with the previous answers and would add that identifying and addressing the underlying cause, when possible, is important, and can delay or pr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Beside the burning, numbness, and tingling, you may be more prone to falls. You may also be prone to foot ulcers especially if your are diabetic.
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Dr. Soofia Khan
30 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Damage to nerves: Neuropathy is damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of or trauma p.Neuropathy may be associated ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Usually....: Numbness or dysthesia ( an unpleasant sensation) in the most distal (far from the torso) of extremities, first affecting the feet and later, the hand ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely: antidepressants are often used for treating the pain associated with peripheral neuropathy. Though Wellbutrin is unlikely to help as far as I know th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Why don't you see a rheumatologist and find out. There are several disorders which can give a raynauds-like picture and have a neuropathy as well.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Hepatitis C: If you do not have hep c yourself then no. The fact that your mom has hep c has nothing to do with you getting peripheral neuropathy.
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A male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
If : If you have foot pain, a podiatrist is a reasonable place to start. If you know you have peripheral neuropathy (consider that your sister might be wr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Painful feet: This is how peripheral neuropathy makes itself known: numbness, tingling, stinging, burning or sensitivity of (typically) both feet, most often at nig ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Well reported: Neuropathy is a recognized complication of lymphoma.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
30 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and yes.: Peripheral neuropathy can be aggravated by anything that stimulates the peripheral nervous system including pressure, temperature, vibration and touch ... Read More
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