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What symptoms typically go along with diabetic neuropathy?

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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Numbnessvand tinglin

Diabetic neuropathy usually affects the feet first and then the hands.
It starts with sensory changes such as numbness or tingling in the toes. At first these symptoms come and go, but then they become constant. Over a long period of time, the person may experience such a loss of sensation that he might not feel how tight his shoes are, know whether the bath water is hot or cold, or whether or not.

In brief: Numbnessvand tinglin

Diabetic neuropathy usually affects the feet first and then the hands.
It starts with sensory changes such as numbness or tingling in the toes. At first these symptoms come and go, but then they become constant. Over a long period of time, the person may experience such a loss of sensation that he might not feel how tight his shoes are, know whether the bath water is hot or cold, or whether or not.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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In brief: Numbness

People often first notice numbness and tingling in their feet.
The longest nerves in the body are affected first, so it begins in the feet and moves upwards. Later, the hands can be affected as well. Since you cannot feel your feet, it is very important to inspect them regularly for cuts that are not healing, as these can be a risk of serious infection.

In brief: Numbness

People often first notice numbness and tingling in their feet.
The longest nerves in the body are affected first, so it begins in the feet and moves upwards. Later, the hands can be affected as well. Since you cannot feel your feet, it is very important to inspect them regularly for cuts that are not healing, as these can be a risk of serious infection.
Dr. Jennifer Berkeley
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Dr. Khurram Khan
Wound care

In brief: Multiple

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. Motor neuropathy causes gait instability and deformities of the feet. Lastly autonomic neuropathy effects include stomach emptying and erectile dysfunction.

In brief: Multiple

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. Motor neuropathy causes gait instability and deformities of the feet. Lastly autonomic neuropathy effects include stomach emptying and erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Khurram Khan
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