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Diabetic Neuropathy Especially In The Feet And Toes
Multiple factors: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
Approaches: Symptomatic relief for the pain, tingling, might use gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta, tricyclic antidepressants, and do pay attention to foot protection to prevent infections. The medical food metanx has been shown to decrease some symptoms and regenerate at least small fibres, but seems to take close to a year. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have severe fluid retention in both feet. The tops of both feet and ankles are swollen causing numbness in toes. Can this cause vessel damage?
Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?
Wiggle your toe: If the numbness goes away after you've moved your feet, then it's slow circulation. But if you still have pins & needles, then most likely diabetes has damaged the nerves (diabetic neuropathy). Be sure to check your feet each night. Don't go bare foot. Taking Alpha lipoid acid and controlling your sugars can help prevent more nerve damage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tingling and numbness in the toes in both feet..especially near and in the big toe NO swelling. Is this GOUT? vs Pre-diabetes? how to tell?
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Possibly: There are numerous reasons for numbness in feet. If its both feet it could be a result of neuropathy, which can be caused by diabetes, vitamin b-12 deficiency, alcoholism to name a few. If it's in one foot it can be a result of a neuroma or possibly coming from your lower back. Frostbite can cause numbness, but is usually restricted to the digit or digits which had the frostbite. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What causes numbness in one foot along with burning, excruciating pain in two toes of that same foot?
Alien Abduction?: In general,a blister is caused either by thermal injury, extreme cold injury or extreme friction and/or pressure applied intensely and/or for prolonged time period.Blood may or may not accumulate,but is usually from friction.If a blister just pops up out of nowhere you might consider a bizarre"autoimmune"problem(what kind depends on your age,etc)but blood blisters between every digit?You a jogger? ...Read more
What could cause pain in top of foot right under two little toes? Also having tingling and numbness in toes with Raynauds symptoms in two little toes?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Among the more common are what is known as a Morton's neuroma or some subtle foot deformity such as a hammer toe or prominent metatarsal head. I would not hesitate to be seen for am accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Achelles tendinitis cause tingling in your foot? Can the tingling & numbness in my foot/ toes come from really stiff ankle? Normal EMG
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a condition that basically consists of a "short circuited " misfire of your peripheral nervous system.It is a tricky diagnosis to make from a clinical point of you.Likewise treatment range from narcotic pain meds to anti neuropathy agents such as lyrica (pregabalin). I suggest getting a second opinion before starting any treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause aching joints in the hands, feet & knees along with a tingling or numb sensation in the hands and feet?
Can low folate (folic acid) levels result in numbness and tingly sensations in a person's feet and legs?
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