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Doctor insights on: How To Stop Burning Sense In Legs For Diabetic Patient

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Tingling sensation in hands and feet after 2nd session of acupuncture ...kindly advise suitably how to overcome this ?

Tingling sensation in hands and feet after 2nd session of acupuncture ...kindly advise suitably how to overcome this ?

Acupuncture tingling: Sometimes the acupuncture needle irritates the nerves that are nearby. You may find it helpful to ask them to move the needles slightly after you explain where the numbness and tingling were. If you are very thin, this may help a lot. ...Read more

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Sir.please guide me about GNC medicine.can we use it? I am diabetic patient and feel pain in legs and weakness.as well as weaknesses in sexual needs.

Sir.please guide me about GNC medicine.can we use it? I am diabetic patient and feel pain in legs and weakness.as well as weaknesses in sexual needs.

Yes, with caution: Some supplements may be helpful in treating some complications of Diabetes. Before starting any supplement discuss with your diabetes physician. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needle feeling on the skin with renal failiure. Patient does not want to go to dialyses?

What causes pins and needle feeling on the skin with renal failiure. Patient does not want to go to dialyses?

See your doctor: Uremic polyneuropathy is really a sign that it is time for dialysis. There are other disorders that my be adding to the neuropathy (pins and needles)sensations, but if it is from kidneys alone-dialysis is the next clinical step. ...Read more

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Any med to increase circulation in lower legs for a person with diabetes.What factors decide when to get bypass or angio done.Wounds take long to heal?

Any med to increase circulation in lower legs for a person with diabetes.What factors decide when to get bypass or angio done.Wounds take long to heal?

Too complicated: You've been asking many questions about your family member (father?) and his diabetes and leg infections. All this is far too complex for a forum like this, especially within a 400 character limit. His infections are slow in clearing and wounds slow in healing because of the poor circulation. No medications are likely to help. Continue to discuss his care, including surgery, with his doctors. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm using cream made up for pain in feet and hands from c.I.D.P.?

What to do if i'm using cream made up for pain in feet and hands from c.I.D.P.?

Cream: I'm not sure of the question. If you are using the cream and it is not helping, see the ordering physician for help. If you are not using it , start. ...Read more

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How to provide relief to 70 years old man in final stage of liver cancer? Pain is in control with pain killers but how to control fatigue and anxiety?

How to provide relief to 70 years old man in final stage of liver cancer? Pain is in control with pain killers but how to control fatigue and anxiety?

Palliative care: Patients with late stage cancer need palliative care(symptom relief). This can be provided by a palliative care specialist(if there is one available) . Otherwise his oncologist can control his symptoms with proper medication. I think you have already told us that your father is on decadron which can cause hyperactivity/anxiety type reaction. This requires dose reduction by 50%. Ativan can relax hi ...Read more

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My diabetic aunt is experiencing extreme swelling in her limbs and upper torso. What steps/changes can she take to help stop or lessen thsese effects?

My diabetic aunt is experiencing extreme swelling in her limbs and upper torso. What steps/changes can she take to help stop or lessen thsese effects?

Exam: She needs a doctor's exam and laboratory testing to identify the problem. It could be a protein deficiency, from diabetic kidney disease, or a heart problem. She needs her kidney functions checked and heart & lungs examined. My best wishes. ...Read more

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I am an arthritis patient and the inflammation is spreading to my feet causing extreme pain. Other than drugs what can I do at home to stop this.

I am an arthritis patient and the inflammation is spreading to my  feet causing extreme pain. Other than drugs what can I do at home to stop this.

Diet: I am a big fan of antiinflammatory type diets and their effects are well documented for numerous conditions. My personal choice is a whole foods, vegan diet with avoidance of any dairy or animal proteins. It has not been accepted by what i would call traditional medicine, but the results can be amazing. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Will doing workouts daily, leads to stiff neck, I am suffering from it frequently. Please let me know the criticality & tips to over come the same.

Will doing workouts daily, leads to stiff neck, I am suffering from it frequently.
Please let me know the criticality & tips to over come the same.

Don't overdo things: I don't know your overall state of conditioning or how fast you are trying to push from one level to the next in terms of weight training or exercise capacitation. However, be careful with the neck. It can be much more easily sprained than other parts of the body with much less in terms of heavy loads. Stretch well, work up SLOWLY (over period of weeks or even months) increasing load on the neck ...Read more

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Experimenting edema on legs and burning sensation all over my body. Uric acid level is 7.1. How to reduce the symptoms? I have CKD.

Experimenting edema on legs and burning sensation all over my body. Uric acid level is 7.1. How to reduce the symptoms? I have CKD.

LE edema, CKD: if you have edema you may be fluid overloaded.Usually an increase in BUN( urea) which occurs in CKD causes itching but your burning may be a variation. Uric acid(not the same as urea) of 7 is upper limits , the edema is the real issue Call your renal doctor today or go to ER as you may need a water pill / IV to get the fluid off . Check CMP, and U/A as you may be spilling protein due to CKD . ...Read more

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What causes diabetes patients to get pain in the legs and feet?

What causes diabetes patients to get pain in the legs and feet?

Vascular disease: Diabetes injures the smallest blood vessels in the body. The vascular system is like a tree and the smallest blood vessels are furthest away from the heart. Like the smallest branches are furthest away from the trunk. The feet and lower legs have small blood vessels. When these are damaged the nerves and muscles cannot get proper blood supply, and therefore cannot get oxygen. Thus pain. ...Read more

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What sexual symptoms will and diabetic patient have and how to cure that? ?

What sexual symptoms will and diabetic patient have and how to cure  that? ?

If they take: Care of themselves and keep glucose and other risk factors normal, they may not have any symptoms or problems at al -- just like people who don't have diabetes. Poor compliance and poor control increase the risk of problems significantly. For more info see diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm using cream made up for pain in feet and hands from c.i.d.p.?

If you have CIDP: The typical motor form has very little associated pain, but there is a sensory variant, especially involving smaller nerve fibres which could cause discomfort. The entire spectrum responds well to IVIG infusions every 3-4 weeks. Is your diagnosis clarified, and thoroughly documented? A transdermal pain creme works best when includes ketamine, and even xylocaine, (lidocaine) but this is merely symptomatic. ...Read more

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When i run for more than 45 minutes, my feet go numb from lack of circulation. What can i do to remedy this?

When i run for more than 45 minutes, my feet go numb from lack of circulation. What can i do to remedy this?

WRONG,: WHATEVER THE PROBLEM IS UNLIKELY TO BE CIRCULATION. AT YOUR AGE YOU DON'T HAVE CIRCULATION PROBLEM. IT SOUNDS MORE NERVE INVOLVEMENT , NOT GOOD RUNNING SHOES, NOT ENOUGH CUSHION. SEE YOU DOCTOR. ...Read more

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Is normal for hurricanes to cause pain in crps or rsd patients? And what can we do for relief without adding meds?

Is normal for hurricanes to cause pain in crps or rsd patients? And what can we do for relief without adding meds?

Barometric pressure: Barometric pressure changes could be responsible for your symptoms The weather may change but the question is your symptoms.. This is something you can discuss with your physician to see what the best approach to your specific symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for numbness in my feet due to neuropathy?  Take lipoic acid, ALC, metanx, Gabapentin and CoQ10.  Exercise vigorously.

What is the best thing to do for numbness in my feet due to neuropathy?  Take lipoic acid, ALC, metanx, Gabapentin and CoQ10.  Exercise vigorously.

Neuropathy: The treatment of sensory neuropathy will depend on the cause of the neuropathy. In case of diabetes the best treatment is weight loss plus adequate blood sugar control. Avoid medications or substances that can worsen the neuropathy (ie. Alcohol). Medications like gabapentin, Pregabalin or duloxetine help to reduce pain but do not improve sensation. Continue with exercise. Have a prompt recovery. ...Read more

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What about giving vit.B12 to diabetic complaining of numbness in there hands does it work?

What about giving vit.B12 to diabetic complaining of numbness in there hands does it work?

Depends on the cause: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read more

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