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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

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


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Can neuropathy in feet be a sypmtom of fibro been having it last two months?

Can neuropathy in feet be a sypmtom of fibro been having it last two months?

Likely reverse: Many patients labeled as having fibromyalgia, have been discovered to instead, possess a small fiber neuropathy. Typically, this does start in feet. Fibromyalgia does NOT cause neuropathy. ...Read more

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Is neuropathy in feet a symptom of fibro of cfs?

Is neuropathy in feet a symptom of fibro of cfs?

Fibromyalgia: True peripheral neuropathy is not generally a result of fibromyalgia, although some patients have reported numbness and tingling of the hands and feet as part of their syndrome of complaints. If you really have a documented neuropathy it is highly probable that there is another cause. ...Read more

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Does neuropathy cause feet to sweat excessively?

Not usually: But that's because a frequent cause of neuropathy is diabetes and that involves a reduction in the ability to sweat. There may be other issues involved for you and your conditions. Discuss this w/ your doctor. There may be a rare side effect of some medication involved. I hope you find a solution. ...Read more

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What is the best solution to diabetic neuropathy in feet?

Nothing: Tight blood sugar control will slow the progression of neuropathy. Nothing will fix it. Some medications will help with the pains of neuropathy. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is neuropathy in feet and legs curable?

Please help docs! is neuropathy in feet and legs curable?

Depends on the cause: Peripheral neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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My 3.5yr old experiencing neuropathy in feet, test came back w/elevated b12, all other blood work looks normal. Why B12 up? What else should we test?

My 3.5yr old experiencing neuropathy in feet, test came back w/elevated b12, all other blood work looks normal. Why B12 up? What else should we test?

Discuss with MD: Warrants a neurological evaluation as well, the elevation may be from increased flora often seen with probiotic use, but would still be rare, since the neuropathies are more often seen with deficiency, there is concern regarding absorption. Yes this warrants further investigation. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for peripheral neuropathy in feet?

Many treatments: Unfortunately there are many treatments and best depends on what stage of neuropathy exists.See a doctor to help determine what is best for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Neuropathy (Definition)

Injury or damage to a nerve. A common cause ...Read more