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What are the features of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several

Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may include: tingling numbness (severe or long-term numbness can become permanent) burning (especially in the evening) pain.

In brief: Several

Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may include: tingling numbness (severe or long-term numbness can become permanent) burning (especially in the evening) pain.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Diabetic neuropathy

This condition often causes tingling or numbness in the feet on both sides.
It may also cause reduced tendon reflexes, especially in the knees and the ankles, slow nerve conduction velocities on EMG, and sometimes it may affect the hands. Sometimes it causes weakness and a numbness so profound that injuries to the feet are not discovered.

In brief: Diabetic neuropathy

This condition often causes tingling or numbness in the feet on both sides.
It may also cause reduced tendon reflexes, especially in the knees and the ankles, slow nerve conduction velocities on EMG, and sometimes it may affect the hands. Sometimes it causes weakness and a numbness so profound that injuries to the feet are not discovered.
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Any or all of the following: numbness or tingling in the feet, pain or discomfort in the feet or legs, including prickly, sharp pain or burning feet, muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone in the feet and lower legs, loss of balance, changes in foot shape that can lead to areas of increased pressure, dry feet, cracked skin.

In brief: Many

Any or all of the following: numbness or tingling in the feet, pain or discomfort in the feet or legs, including prickly, sharp pain or burning feet, muscle weakness and loss of muscle tone in the feet and lower legs, loss of balance, changes in foot shape that can lead to areas of increased pressure, dry feet, cracked skin.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Symtoms vary

Symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range anywhere from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Have you physician examine and test you to determine if you have developed neuropathy so that you may prevent possible complications.

In brief: Symtoms vary

Symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range anywhere from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities.
For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Have you physician examine and test you to determine if you have developed neuropathy so that you may prevent possible complications.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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