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Doctor insights on: Diabetic Nerve Problem

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Can you get diabetic nerve problems without having symptoms?

Can you get diabetic nerve problems without having symptoms?

Have you had: Diabetes since childhood? Takes a while to develop. Emg/ncs can detect nerve damage before a patient becomes aware of them. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: diabetic nerve problems?

Buzz: When there is too much sugar floating around in the blood, the nerves get drunk on it and go foggy, mumbling their electrical impulses back to the brain, tingly, and aren't aware of stimulus trying to warn them their is stone in your shoe or that heating pad has been on too long and is burning your skin or you have an infection in your foot when you stubbed your toe, because the nerves are drunk. ...Read more

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How much time is required for someone who is diagnosed with type II diabetes to begin experiencing nerve problems?

How much time is required for someone who is diagnosed with type II diabetes to begin experiencing nerve problems?

It varies.: Some people with diabetes never get neuropathy (nerve damage). Some people may have had neuropathy for several years before they develop diabetes. Working to keep blood sugars under control can reduce the risk for developing neuropathy, or delay it or make it less severe. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a nerve to regenerate in the eye after experiencing double vision? Diabetes, and other health problems could be culprits.

How long does it take for a nerve to regenerate in the eye after experiencing double vision? Diabetes, and other health problems could be culprits.

6-12 weeks: If double vision is from a diabetic mono-neuropathy, meaning damage to one of the nerves innervating the eye muscles, then typically it takes anywhere from 2 to 3 months to regenerate. These are vascular insults and can come from diabetes or high blood pressure or other vascular diseases. ...Read more

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How will nerve problems from diabetes affect other parts of my health?

How will nerve problems from diabetes affect other parts of my health?

Varies: If the problem is isolated to numbness in the legs, you need to check feet daily for small injuries do they don't get infected. If the nerves to the stomach are affected, it can cause nausea and bloating. Sometimes nerves that regulate the heart and blood vessels and can make blood pressure erratic. ...Read more

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What might cause my legs to tingle all the time? I've had nerve conduction test - normal. Mri - disk problem in upper spine no diabetes leg cramps at night - muscles in front part of leg and foot/toe cramps

Leg : Leg cramps at night are often a sign of vascular insufficiency. If your nerve conduction studies are normal, it would make sense for you to be evaluated by a vascular surgeon for either arterial or venous insufficiency. In particular, venous insufficiency is an oft underdiagnosed condition. ...Read more

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I am a diabetic for 12 yrs and keep getting boilswhat can I do for this problem?

I am a diabetic for 12 yrs and keep getting boilswhat can I do for this problem?

Control sugars: This can be frustrating, because infections raise your sugars, and high sugars raise the likelihood of infection. Sometimes a longer course of antibiotics can be used to suppress the boils for long enough to allow you and your doctor to get your blood sugars under good control. Showers are preferable to baths to prevent re-infection, and an anti-bacterial soap may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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My wife is having urin problem. With out knowledge she passes urin. She needs pads. This is after her utras removed. She is diabetic. 40 age.

My wife is having urin problem. With out knowledge she passes urin. She needs pads. This is after her utras removed. She is diabetic. 40 age.

Could be: Could be weakened or damaged pelvic floor muscles. See your physician as there are treatment options.Can do kegel exercises to strengethen some of the muscles as well. ...Read more

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How to control diabetic 2 not cause asexual problem & if it cause problem wat to do. I'm guy of 38 years old?

How to control diabetic 2 not cause asexual problem & if it cause problem wat to do. I'm guy of 38 years old?

Type 2 diabetes: If you work hard at this you can rid yourself of diabetes. Please check your blood sugar level before breakfast, document all food and drink intake from breakfast to lunch, then recheck your blood sugar level. If both blood sugar levels are high - greater than 140, and preferably not greater than 120, make plans to either change your food and drink intake or take more diabetes medicine. ...Read more