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I have numbness in my feet and I think it is because I am diabetic. What should I do?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: See a doctor
After an exam he may want to order some tests to evaluate the nerves and determine if you have neuropathy.

In brief: See a doctor
After an exam he may want to order some tests to evaluate the nerves and determine if you have neuropathy.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Get checked
If you think you may be diabetic get checked out.
It can cause numbness in the toes and feet. More importantly you need to find out if you are diabetic.

In brief: Get checked
If you think you may be diabetic get checked out.
It can cause numbness in the toes and feet. More importantly you need to find out if you are diabetic.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Talk to your
Internist, endocronologist, or podiatrist.
It sounds like you have diabetic neuropathy. Depending on the severity, it is possible to have it reversed. Evidence based medicine has shown metanx which is a vitamin containing l-methylfolate, b6 and B12 to increase epidermal nerve fibers and improve neuropathic symptoms.

In brief: Talk to your
Internist, endocronologist, or podiatrist.
It sounds like you have diabetic neuropathy. Depending on the severity, it is possible to have it reversed. Evidence based medicine has shown metanx which is a vitamin containing l-methylfolate, b6 and B12 to increase epidermal nerve fibers and improve neuropathic symptoms.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Get 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.

In brief: Get 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.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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