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Does diabetes generally cause low back pain and tingling feet?

Does diabetes generally cause low back pain and tingling feet?

Tingling: Diabetes may cause neuropathy that may feel like tingling or burning in the legs. If you have back pain with tingling in your legs, it may be caused by a lumbar disc herniation. You should get a thorough medical evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Does diabetes cause lower back pain and tingling feet?

Does diabetes cause lower back pain and tingling feet?

Diabetic Neuropathy: Diabetes affects the entire body and every system. Tingling feet are a symptom of diabetes affects on the nerves. This is called neuropathy. Burning, numbness, and itching are also symptoms. Low back problems can lead to pressure on nerves leaving the spine on their way to the feet. The same symptoms can be experienced with or without diabetes. Noninvasive nerve testing can help determine which. ...Read more

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What to do if i was taking a shower and both of my feet started tingling really bad. My question is what cause tingling feet?

What to do if i was taking a shower and both of my feet started tingling really bad. My question is what cause tingling feet?

Many causes:: Could be a temporary nerve impingement producing tingling upon pressure release, change in position, removal of tight shoes, etc. However, a neuropathy resulting from things like diabetes could also be causing this. If symptoms persist, see your physician. ...Read more

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Feeling numb & tingling feet and also I am always feeling urge to drink a lot water cause am sooo thirst. And am always hunger all the time.

Maybe two things: Thirst and hunger may be early diabetes especially if you are urinating a lot too. Tingling could come from low potassium or calcium (from lots of urination). Maybe you have pinched nerves causing tingling. ...Read more

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Is bulging disc of L5 -s1 the cause of tingling feet ? Does stress cause tingling feet?Please answer clearly?

Is bulging disc of L5 -s1 the cause of tingling feet ? Does stress cause tingling feet?Please answer clearly?

A bulging L5/S1 disc: Can cause pressure on the nerve root resulting in symptoms such as tingling all or part of the way down the leg to the foot. Stress is much less likely to be the cause. ...Read more

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I have tingling feet my MRI shows L5 -s1 bulging disc with mid atrophy of some muscles around l5-4-3 . My doctor tingling feet. Are because of and this disc hasn't. Caused it. He gave me nortriptilin is my doctor right? I still have tingling feet and som

Maybe: However, bulging discs are usually normal findings . A further workup may be needed to rule out other sources such as a neuropathy ( which may have various causes like diabetes) or a higher level problem with your spine. You should see a neurologist for a detailed workup. ...Read more

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Im afraid i might have diabetes due to this tinglin in my left foot will o die frm this?

Im afraid i might have diabetes due to this tinglin in my left foot will o die frm this?

Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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I have tingling feet and low back pain. Could it be diabetes or something else?

Have Diabetes?: If not, then not likely. If you do have diabetes, are your sugars under control? If not, then its possible. However, most often the pain and feet tingling are related coming from the back. If you are not improved in a few days, i would suggest you see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Why would i wake up with swollen, tingling feet?

Why would i wake up with swollen, tingling feet?

Possible arthritis: If you have pain and tenderness in feet then arthritis is possible. See a rheumatologist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have tingling feet when lying down?

Why do I have tingling feet when lying down?

Form of neuropathy: This symptom is very common with neuropathy. There are many causes of neuropathy. Some are conditions affecting back, b-12 defficiency or diabetes. If this continues, consult with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more