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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have had tingling/numbness in my left arm started about a month ago. a few weeks ago i started to feel the same on the bottom of my left foot. this week i feel it under my right foo and my right hand. i am so scared that i have neuropathy like mom?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Reassurance: 1. Neuropathies are caused from multiple mechanisms, such as diabetes, vitamin deficiency, etc., and can be reversed or controlled in numerous situations. 2. You may merely have sensory involvement (small fiber neuropathy), which might respond to targeted therapy and/or medical food such as MetanX. 3. See a neurologist, get this evaluated and start treatment as needed. Hope this helps.
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