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What do you suggest if my partners nerves are dying in he's feet due to alcohol still in pain he can't take much more?

What do you suggest if my partners nerves are dying in he's feet due to alcohol still in pain he can't take much more?

Neuropathy?: Has your partner stopped drinking the alcohol? That is important. Has he been prescribed a medication to help with neurological pain? Has he considered an option like acupuncture? ...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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Scientists have discovered any products to help damaged nerves in feet?

Scientists have discovered any products to help damaged nerves in feet?

Yes: A number of newer "medical foods" have shown promise in promoting nerve health and regeneration. These include l-methylfolate, benfotiamine and Alpha lipoic acid. ...Read more

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What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

Various things: Injury/trauma. Nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel, neuropathy. Have a podiatrist check it out. ...Read more

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Do all diabetic patients have problems in there feet nerves? & how to know if this is still in the beginning?

Do all diabetic patients have problems in there feet nerves? & how to know if this is still in the beginning?

Diabetes foot nerves: Most will eventually. Have your Dr test vibration and touch in your feet which they should be doing anyway if you have DM. ...Read more

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Could nerves be affected if bloodflow/oxygen isn't flowing properly? Have pins/needles, cold bluish feet (at times)

Could nerves be affected if bloodflow/oxygen isn't flowing properly? Have pins/needles, cold bluish feet (at times)

See your doctor: The pins/needles feeling could certainly be from decreased blood flow, as could the blue color you see. You are on several medications for blood pressure, so I recommend you see your doctor to check the pulses in your feet, and see if you need an adjustment to your medication, or to see if there is another cause of your symptoms. Go soon. ...Read more

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Was bitten by a snake sometime in april but in october to date my foot nerves started paining to an extent that they feel like freezing.

Was bitten by a snake sometime in april but in october to date my foot nerves started paining to an extent that they feel like freezing.

Snake bite: This seems a little late to be having an effect from the snake bite. I would suggest you speak to an expert in snake vemin and see if the snake type that bit you is of the type that uses a neurotoxin. ...Read more

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Is my foot pain pinched nerves or tendonitous?

Is my foot pain pinched nerves or tendonitous?

Have it evaluated.: You would need to be evaluated to give you accurate diagnosis. Your pain may be do to a variety of different possible reasons. ...Read more

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Hi, with disc herniation is it the worst the herniation is pressing on the nerves the further down the leg it goes? So if it's in the feet it's bad?

Hi, with disc herniation is it the worst the herniation is pressing on the nerves the further down the leg it goes? So if it's in the feet it's bad?

Location, location: L5 and S1 nerve root compression or irritation will produce pain radiating all the way down to the feet. (L4 tends to stop at the knee) Where in the back the issue is requires more of a look see as the nerve roots exit the cord at about the L1 spine level then drop down (as the cauda equina) to exit at a lower level of the spine) A disk herniation at L4 can compress any nerve root that passes by ...Read more

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Top of foot started to exhibit pain then followed by itching nerves then more pain and now a wound that don't Wish to heal. Pain and itch still remain?

Top of foot started to exhibit pain then followed by itching nerves then more pain and now a wound that don't Wish to heal. Pain and itch still remain?

Get evaluated: I suggest you get an evaluation from a local Podiatrist, especially if you have a wound. Wounds can get infected so don't procrastinate. ...Read more

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How does hypertension hurt the kidneys and nerves to feet?

How does hypertension hurt the kidneys and nerves to feet?

Hypertensive damage: Nerves and kidneys are full of small blood vessels.
Exposure to high blood pressure causes damage to these vessels.
This can happen slowly or rapidly depending on the degree of pressure. Much like a rubber hose will bubble and burst under
under too much pressure, . ...Read more

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I sometimes have a buzzing / electric feeling in my foot which is continual and can last for a long time. Is that from nerves? What can I do about it?

I sometimes have a buzzing / electric feeling in my foot which is continual and can last for a long time. Is that from nerves? What can I do about it?

Parasthesia: Medically speaking, we call any nerve sensation a parasthesia. It can be your nerve that innervates your foot that may be irritated for some reason. It can be diagnosed more definitively with a test called emg. I would suggest doing more exercise and maybe taking some minerals such as magnesium and calcium, a multi vitamin may help as well. If it continues to be a problem, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Water in feet due to nerves damage which can cause numbness in feet and imbalance. What is the remedy?

Water in feet due to nerves damage which can cause numbness in feet and imbalance. What is the remedy?

Seems you have 2: Problems: neuropathy and edema. Sensory neuropathy will not cause edema or swelling. However, swelling due to compression can cause neuropathy. You need to see a doctor to determine the cause for both these symptoms and then treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Recurring episodes of nerves feeling frozen/pulled tight on my feet. Toes end up in odd angles, attempt to move pains.?

Recurring episodes of nerves feeling frozen/pulled tight on my feet. Toes end up in odd angles, attempt to move pains.?

My suggestion: Would be to see a doctor. It is difficult to appreciate in a few lines if you are describing a spasm, a neuropathy or other condition. The fact it is recurring is a concern. ...Read more

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My father is diabetic & he has some pain in his foot he take medicines to make nerves strong & also uses cool oil now feel strongness is it good?

My father is diabetic & he has some pain in his foot he take medicines to make nerves strong & also uses cool oil now feel strongness is it good?

Yes. And not sure: Diabetes is a life long disease. Longer the blood sugar stays out of control; higher the chances of nerve damage. So emphasize that your father eats right kind of food and takes diabetic medicines and monitors his blood sugar regularly.
Nerve med. For foot pain or oil massage is only symptomatic treatment if he feels strong; good. Weight control and avoiding injury to his feet is very important. ...Read more

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I have pinched nerves in my back and neck and have started getting burning feet and can not sleep with it is it conected?

Neurologic: Pinched nerves in the back can be the cause of burning sensation of the feet, but other things could cause the symptoms you describe. Have it evaluated by a specialist to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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