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Is this diabetic or peripheral neuropathy if I have had high BP and diabetes for years?
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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Long duration
Of hypertension and diabetes mean tha you have nerve damage, but long standing poorly managed diabets will lead to a neuropathy.

In brief: Long duration
Of hypertension and diabetes mean tha you have nerve damage, but long standing poorly managed diabets will lead to a neuropathy.
Dr. Walter Husar
Dr. Walter Husar
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: The same thing
In this situation your peripheral neurpathy is probably caused by your long-term diabetes.
So you are really speaking about the same thing.

In brief: The same thing
In this situation your peripheral neurpathy is probably caused by your long-term diabetes.
So you are really speaking about the same thing.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Donald McCarren
While this is true you should make sure that you have had a proper evaluation to ensure your symptoms are not from another cause.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be
You don't say what "this" is.
Diabetic neuropathy is a well recognized complication of diabetes.

In brief: Could be
You don't say what "this" is.
Diabetic neuropathy is a well recognized complication of diabetes.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possibilities
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.

In brief: Many possibilities
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.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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