A 54-year-old female asked:
Gp diagnosed alcohol neuropathy 3 wks ago by call.had withdrawal. worried anxiety is mimicking the tingling in feet now.on sunday a&e doc did strength,touch,reflex tests,heart trace.sugar level.said pyhsically fit. anxiety the cause.suffer badly?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Maybe not: With all those in-person tests being normal, risk of peripheral neuropathy is pretty low. Can’t tell for sure without a more careful exam by a Neurologist. Check with one if you are still worried.
Just perhaps, guidance regarding long-term withdrawal from alcohol may be more beneficial
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Neurology 52 years experience
4 viewsAnswered Feb 12, 2021
Last updated Feb 13, 2021
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