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My 75 year old grandmother is experiencing burning sensations or hot flashes in different parts of her body and she does have diabetes.

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Possible neuropathy

Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications.
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: Possible neuropathy

Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications.
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. Marc Grobman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Need sugar checks

Ask her physician to check sugars asap.
Poor control will affect every system in body.

In brief: Need sugar checks

Ask her physician to check sugars asap.
Poor control will affect every system in body.
Dr. Marc Grobman
Dr. Marc Grobman
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