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How to stop burning sense in legs for diabetic patient?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Burning feeling, leg

You could have a compication of diabetes called diabetic neuropathy.
Go see your doctor.

In brief: Burning feeling, leg

You could have a compication of diabetes called diabetic neuropathy.
Go see your doctor.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
If it is peripheral neuropathy, there are some medications that could help.
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Nerves on the fritz

High sugar can damage nerves [diabetic neuropathy].
There can be different symptoms, depending on which nerves are hurt. A common symptoms is burning pain. Besides controlling your sugar, some things you can do: over the counter [capsaicin cream, Alpha lipoic acid] as well as prescription medicines. Please talk with your doc about the best solution for you. Hope you feel better!

In brief: Nerves on the fritz

High sugar can damage nerves [diabetic neuropathy].
There can be different symptoms, depending on which nerves are hurt. A common symptoms is burning pain. Besides controlling your sugar, some things you can do: over the counter [capsaicin cream, Alpha lipoic acid] as well as prescription medicines. Please talk with your doc about the best solution for you. Hope you feel better!
Dr. Francine Yep
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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
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics

In brief: Improve circulation

You need to make sure that the blood supply as well as the nerve function areworking properly so i will encourage discussion the problem with your doctor.

In brief: Improve circulation

You need to make sure that the blood supply as well as the nerve function areworking properly so i will encourage discussion the problem with your doctor.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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