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Do you have symptoms of neuropathy? Neuropathy is also known as peripheral neuropathy because of its effect on the body’s sensory and motor nerves. It is common for patients to experience the first symptoms in their hands, arms, legs and feet. When this occurs it is referred to as Sensory motor Polyneuropathy (meaning effecting many nerves). Neuropathy, if left untreated could lead to serious complications.
It is common for neuropathy patients to develop muscle weakness and coordination problems which could include walking and standing. The muscles in the limbs may also become paralyzed.
Patients have increased likelihood of developing foot ulcers and infections in the skin. Peripheral neuropathy can occur when there is nerve damage and develop into dysesthesia, which effects a patients’ sensory touch sensation.
This can often lead to tingling and/or burning sensation. The skin on the extremities eventually can become so sensitive that the pressure from sheets or towels are painful.
Autonomic neuropathy happens when automatic nerves, which control body functions such as breathing, perspiration and maintaining a heart rate, are affected.
When this occurs a patient could experience:
Patients can also experience issues on an individual nerve. When this occurs it is known as mononeuropathy (meaning one nerve). A person might also experience:
Pain in specific areas like:
It’s important to see a doctor if you are experiencing any abnormal pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in your arms, legs, wrists, ankles, hands or feet. When a condition such as neuropathy is diagnosed early, you are more able to control the condition and potentially prevent more nerve damage.
It is also recommended to see a doctor if you are having difficulty with sleeps, depression or if you have a small cut on an extremity that doesn’t appear to be healing normally.
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