A 28-year-old male asked:
I have pain and numbness in my legs below knees and in hands below elbow. all of my bone tests are normal. can you tell test for neuro problem.
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Neurosurgery 40 years experience
EMG: You may have a neuropathy and an EMG may help sort this out. Neuropathy can have many causes and proving you have one can start the work up.
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Neurology 52 years experience
Peripheral neuropath: Potentially your problem involves peripheral nerves, and a variety of problems could be considered such as diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, etc. An EMG test should help in pinning down the process, assuming you have a large fibre neuropathy. But you could possess a small fibre situation, and best, if there is a question, to get a skin punch biopsy.
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Last updated May 16, 2016
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