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Can numbness in my fingers be related to low blood sugar, I am a type 2 diabetic.?
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many possibilities
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 such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities
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 such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unlikely
Numbness in the fingers and toes is more likely to be neuropathy from high blood sugar, as a consequence of your diabetes.

In brief: Unlikely
Numbness in the fingers and toes is more likely to be neuropathy from high blood sugar, as a consequence of your diabetes.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Perhaps
Some people with diabetes describe numbness and/or tingling in their hands associated with lows.
In someone with diabetes numbness in the hands can also be a sign of nerve damage related to prolonged high blood sugars.

In brief: Perhaps
Some people with diabetes describe numbness and/or tingling in their hands associated with lows.
In someone with diabetes numbness in the hands can also be a sign of nerve damage related to prolonged high blood sugars.
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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