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Are there symptoms or signs that indicate peripheral neuropathy has developed?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities

Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: See below

Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

Any altered nerve sensation like numbness, tingling, burning, a feeling like ants are crawling on you etc.
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In brief: Sure

Any altered nerve sensation like numbness, tingling, burning, a feeling like ants are crawling on you etc.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Edward Smith
As per Dr. Kass. Also loss of balance, muscle wasting and weakness
Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Painful feet

This is how peripheral neuropathy makes itself known: numbness, tingling, stinging, burning or sensitivity of (typically) both feet, most often at night.
Some patients feel odd sensations, like having a perpetual wrinkle in their socks, or the sense of a wad of tissue by the ball of the foot, electrical shocking sensations, or coldness. Diabetes, thyroid disease, and RA are risk factors.

In brief: Painful feet

This is how peripheral neuropathy makes itself known: numbness, tingling, stinging, burning or sensitivity of (typically) both feet, most often at night.
Some patients feel odd sensations, like having a perpetual wrinkle in their socks, or the sense of a wad of tissue by the ball of the foot, electrical shocking sensations, or coldness. Diabetes, thyroid disease, and RA are risk factors.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Peripheal nerves...

Pain and temperature are the last parts of the nerve fiber to be affected.
Usually the first symptoms are associated with tingling and numbness. If the symptoms worsen or do not subside, see a neurologist/podiatrist or your pcp for a more appropriate workup.

In brief: Peripheal nerves...

Pain and temperature are the last parts of the nerve fiber to be affected.
Usually the first symptoms are associated with tingling and numbness. If the symptoms worsen or do not subside, see a neurologist/podiatrist or your pcp for a more appropriate workup.
Dr. Eric Lullove
Dr. Eric Lullove
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