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What can be done for neuropathy that is not caused by diabetes. There is no pain, just loss of feeling, leg strength and balance.

What can be done for neuropathy that is not caused by diabetes. There is no pain, just loss of feeling, leg strength and balance.

Many other causes: Search for an answer may be arduous. Emg can sort into categories and appropriate blood and urine studies be provide discovery. Need to classify by fibre size, and presence or absence of inflammation. If, in the end, no evidence of medication or toxin cause, may want to treat symptomatically with drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or cymbalta, but would not hurt to try metanx twice daily for at least a year. ...Read more

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Can sacrilisation be a cause of ED and loss of feeling/numbness in area of penis and legs?

Can sacrilisation be a cause of ED and loss of feeling/numbness in area of penis and legs?

No: Sacralization of lumbar vertebra by itself is incidental anomaly that many people have. By itself it does not cause symptoms although it is often discovered on x rays which are done for onset of back pain. ...Read more

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I used to exercise my legs with heavy weight a lot. I've stopped for awhile and it seems I have a feeling of loss of circulation and numbness in knees?

I used to exercise my legs with heavy weight a lot. I've stopped for awhile and it seems I have a feeling of loss of circulation and numbness in knees?

Exercise Symptoms: When we are involved in a regimen of muscle exercises, particularly isometric and weight training, our muscles bulk up and have a positive effect on improving blood flow and hence circulation, in the area. When we stop these exercises, the muscles lose some of their bulk as well as the salubrious effect on circulation. Your symptoms should gradually ameliorate with time; if not, consult your md. ...Read more

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It'd be possible that a blood test reveal problems associated with numbness or a loss of feeling in legs?

It'd be possible that a blood test reveal problems associated with numbness or a loss of feeling in legs?

Maybe, but: First, find out if symptoms are due to lumbar stenosis, or a peripheral neuropathy. Then classify the peripheral nerve problem into categories, by measuring function with an emg. Groups of blood or urine tests done based on these findings will often reveal full answers which could lead to successful treatments. ...Read more

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Severe leg pain starting at mid buttocks, spreads all the way to ankle, right leg, numbness, loss of feeling. Any ideas what it could be?

Severe leg pain starting at mid buttocks, spreads all the way to ankle, right leg, numbness, loss of feeling. Any ideas what it could be?

Leg Numbness: Leg pain with loss of feeling into your ankle and outside part of your foot can be due to the sciatic nerve being compressed. This can be due to a limb length discrepancy. Check with your doctor for stretching techniques and treatment options. ...Read more

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Loss v slep due to itchnss in heels of ft. Paniky anxious feeling, like ants in my blood in leg and ft, poor memory n thinking. Leg muscles throb. ??

Loss v slep due to itchnss in heels of ft. Paniky anxious feeling, like ants in my blood in leg and ft, poor memory n thinking. Leg muscles throb. ??

This symptom pattern: could be anything from severe allergies to anxiety to psychosis. Go to an MD to start diagnosing your symptoms so you can get some relief! ...Read more

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Recently noticed brusing on arms legs purple brown blue ones no injury occured weight loss also and feeling very tired all the time ?

Recently noticed brusing on arms legs purple brown  blue ones no  injury occured weight loss also and feeling very tired all the time ?

Many symptoms: Your description (well presented) tells me you should see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a delay in an appointment please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well - keep me posted please. ...Read more