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, .
Could be. Neuropathy is a common problem in diabetes. Your dr. Can treat this before it progresses.
Possibly. Conditions involving back, b-12 deficiency anemia, excessive alcohol use as well as other conditions can also be responsible for these symptoms. See your physician for evaluation.
Could be... Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment.
Pain, numbness. . When diabetics have uncontrolled blood sugars their nerves pay the price over time. It's unfortunately very common to have tingling, burning, and numbness, and once it happens it's impossible to get normal sensation back. Some medications reduce the tingling, but nothing can reverse numbness.

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I have hypoglycemia due to HKPP is it possible to get diabetic neuropathy? Feet are always cold, purple tint, hands got numb, sometimes no symp in 50s

Hypoglycemia. If you have been diagnosed with hypoglycemia the cause must be found and management started. If that is not happening see another doctor. The smartest thing would be to see an Endocrinologist. Read more...

I'm 18 and I have foot and hand numbness or tingling half an hour each day, does that mean neuropathy? And is it diabetes? I'm too worried : (

Numbness in. hands and feet MAY be from pinched nerves. Please see your doc who can check you for diabetes and perhaps refer you to another doctor if needed. Peace and good health. Read more...

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...
Depends on the cause. The symptoms of diabetic neuropathy may be caused due to a variety of different factors. Factors that may contribute to the symptoms include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, and nerve compression. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to obtain the best possible treatment. Read more...
Several options. There are several options for treating diabetic neuropathy, ranging from topical creams to different kinds of oral medications. See your doctor for a prescription and individualized recommendation. Read more...

Am well controlled type 2 diabetic...recently coldness in hands-feet-and nose is this diabetic neuropathy?

Possible. Type 2 diabetics have a fairly high incidence of peripheral neuropathy, and your temperature response may be such a sign. Can sort out with an EMG-nerve conduction study. Read more...
Neuropathy? Could be. Discuss with your Neurologist the possibility of EMG testing. Read more...

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

MANY things. Could be peripheral neuropathy. See a doctor for treatment options. There are many medical foods (metanx, neuremedy, etc.) that can be helpful and even reverse some of the symptoms. Read more...
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...
What's the cause ? Neuropathy simply means nerve injury. Peripheral nerves control many things including sensation, motor function and automatic things like sweating, goosebumps. Injury to peripheral nerves can occur from diabetes, trauma, and many other metabolic processes as well as many medicines. With so many causes, the key is to find out the cause and the a treatment can be identified. Read more...

I went to see my dr my middle finger it feels numbness and pain dr said is diabetic neuropathy is this curable any physical that you recommend me?

Diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy is not curable but there are medications that can control the discomfort. However, it would be very unusual to have diabetic neuropathy affecting only your middle finger. Are your symptoms in both middle fingers or just one? Perhaps a second opinion is needed especially if only one middle finger is affected since a nerve injury may be more likely. Read more...
Many options. Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. Read more...

What is foot drop, how is it treated/managed. Diabetic neuropathy and diabetic vascular disease?

Neuro-muscular. Foot drop is a manifestation of neuromuscular disorder from many causes, including, vitamin deficiency, lead poisoning, leprosy, alcoholism etc. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/foot-drop/basics/causes/con-20032918. Read more...
WHY? First, find the etiology/reason for the drop foot. You're so young to have PVD and neuropathy. Maybe a NCV and EMG. Then, start w/ some type of bracing before surgery. Read more...

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...
No single cure. Diabetic neuropathy is complicated problem.What works for one person wont work for all. Medications, vitamins, therapy are some options. Read more...
Many possibilities. Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. Read more...
Several options. . There are several options for treating diabetic neuropathy ranging from topical creams to oral medications. Keep your blood sugar well controlled to prevent the neuropathy from getting worse. See you doctor for a prescription and individualized recommendations. Read more...