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How can you treat non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy in my feet?

How can you treat non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy in my feet?

Pain, numbness. : Non-diabetic neuropathy is treated the same way as diabetic neuropathy in most cases. If you have tingling, burning, and numbness, or even pain, it's often impossible to get normal sensation back. Some medications reduce the pain or tingling, but nothing can reverse numbness. See your doctor for possible oral or topical medications. ...Read more

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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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What is the best solution to diabetic neuropathy in feet?

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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What should you do for diabetic neuropathy pain in your feet?

What should you do for diabetic neuropathy pain in your feet?

Have it evaluated.: If the symptoms are due to neuropathy, topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medications. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. Consult with your physician for an appropriate plan of care. ...Read more

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Feet hurt from diabetic neuropathy but why do they swell as well?

Feet hurt from diabetic neuropathy but why do they swell as well?

Swelling: This could be vascular or kidney and both related to diabetes. See your endocrinologist or family doc. ...Read more

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Diabetic neuropathy ? Especially in the feet and toes.

Diabetic neuropathy ? Especially in the feet and toes.

Multiple factors: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. ...Read more

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With swelling in the feet and ankles with diabetic neuropathy, what can take the swelling down or alleviate it?

With swelling in the feet and ankles with diabetic neuropathy, what can take the swelling down or alleviate it?

See your doc: See your provider to evaluate any new swelling. Compression stockings can be very effective in reducing swelling, but you will want to be evaluated first to make sure it is not a heart problem that is causing the swelling. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum solution to diabetic neuropathy in hands and feet?

Which is the optimum solution to diabetic neuropathy in hands and feet?

Approaches: Symptomatic relief for the pain, tingling, might use gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) cymbalta, tricyclic antidepressants, and do pay attention to foot protection to prevent infections. The medical food metanx has been shown to decrease some symptoms and regenerate at least small fibres, but seems to take close to a year. ...Read more

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What is the best solution to diabetic neuropathy in hands, feet?

What is the best solution to diabetic neuropathy in hands, feet?

I like Metanx : As an option, have had good success with it. You need a prescription. ...Read more

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Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Perhaps: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. When it gets to the level of the knee you start to get the loss of sensation in the tips of the finger ANS then the hand, . ...Read more

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What can I do for diabetic neuropathy? My feet burn all the time and losing some feeling in my feet.

What can I do for diabetic neuropathy? My feet  burn all the time and losing some feeling in my feet.

Many things: Diabetic neuropathy can be awful to endure. First it's crucial to control your diabetes as well as possible. Many nutrients and supplements can help including benfotiamine & alpha lipoic acid- see www.drwhitaker.com/treatment-for-diabetic-neuropathy Frequency specific microcurrent may help-see frequencyspecific.com Also consider acupuncture and homeopathy. See www.tinyurl.com/nhza6vd re: diabetes ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Diabetic Nerve Problems (Definition)

Also known as diabetes neuropathy, this is a family of nerve disorders caused by diabetes thta can cause symptoms such as pain, tingling, or numbness—loss of feeling—in the hands, ...Read more


Dr. Payam Rafat
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Diabetic Neuropathy (Definition)

Diabetic neuropathy is a problem of the nerves seen in patients with diabetes. Diabetes damages the small blood vessels of the nerves, which may result in ...Read more