Doctor insights on:
Fluctuating Symptoms Of Peripheral Neuropathy
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
Damage to nerves: Neuropathy is damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of or trauma p.Neuropathy may be associated with varying combinations of weakness, autonomic changes, and sensory changes. Loss of muscle bulk or a particular fine twitching of muscle, may be seen. Sensory symptoms encompass loss of sensation and pain due to damage to the sensory nerve.See 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Wellbutrin (bupropion) would be an unusual cause for peripheral neuropathy and would search for a different explanation, at least initially. Reports of nerve toxicity in the PDR are often based on coincidental association, and do not always represent cause and effect.See 1 more doctor answer
27, female, BMI 20, exercise every day and mostly eat well. Having symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Also recently developed raynaud's. What is this?
Can you get peripheral neuropathy from your mom whom had hepatitis c? And get symptoms of peripheral neuropathy 15yrs later?
Hepatitis C: If you do not have hep c yourself then no. The fact that your mom has hep c has nothing to do with you getting peripheral neuropathy.
Would I see a podiatrist or a gp for symptoms of peripheral neuropathy? I have had foot pain and have simply taken alieve, but on my sister's advice I have checked into they symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and they are what I am experiencing.
You should see both: Both may be able to advise you in different way. See you gp and get a referral to see the podiatrist.See 2 more doctor answers
Can heat from outside make peripheral neuropathy symptoms worse? Also, can pn become debilitating?
All stressors bad: Peripheral neuropathies (pn) are a progressive disorder. Stressors are usually metabolic and a worsening of the underlying cause for pn, so dehydration can be a temporary stressor.
Question is: did anyone experience peripheral neuropathy as one of his lymphoma/leukemia symptoms?
Can overheating be a symptom of peripheral neuropathy? Also, how is pn treated if pills don't work?
No: Peripheral neuropathy affects how the nerves in your limbs transmit sensation back to your brain. This means that you start to have pain or numbness without any external cause. Pn has nothing to do with appetite or dietary control. There is no treatment other than stopping the process that is causing the neuropathy if possible. Controlling diabetes, changing chemotherapy regimens etc.
Does peripheral neuropathy symptoms come and go or are they always there and what is the treatment?
Can peripheral neuropathy be only HIV symptom after 6 wks of exposure & persisting even after 6 mnth passed after last exposure. No history of this b4
Unlikely: There are many causes of peripheral neuropahty. PN is seen in HIV but is usually not the presenting symptom of AIDS. It is thought that nerve damage may be related to an immune reaction, but that this is very mild and the more common severe symptoms are related to medications taken for HIV. If not done, get test for HIV and if positive, follow up with doctor to get cell counts, etc. And meds.
Peripheral neuropath: Most commonly presented as numbness/decreased sensation and tingling on your fingers and toes (stocking-glove pattern). When it is worse it can then be presented as pain / discomfort on your hands and feet. (painful neuropathy). Sometimes, particular chemotherapy like oxaliplatin also can give you cold induced pain. Chemo induced neuropathy - usually is accumulative.See 1 more doctor answer
Have smouldering myeloma and my hemo wants to treat as my light chains & IgG are rising. Only symptom is severe peripheral neuropathy. Your thoughts?
Hemo: Too serious a condition to fool with. Follow the hemo's advice as the best results occur with earlier treatment and less disease burden.
Was prescribed Neurontin (gabapentin) 1200 mg a day. Does it help releive peripheral neuropathy symptoms and how long does it take to have an effect?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Peripheral neuropathy alcohol symptoms
- Idiopathic peripheral neuropathy symptoms
- Peripheral neuropathy symptoms
- Dm peripheral neuropathy signs symptoms
- Are there symptoms or signs that indicate peripheral neuropathy has developed?
- Peripheral neuropathies
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Peripheral neuropathy chemo
- Peripheral neuropathy symptoms causes