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Can a person have neuropathy on both sides of the body?

Can a person have neuropathy on both sides of the body?

The pain can be either constant or periodic, but usually the pain is felt equally on both sides of the body—in both hands or in both feet. Some types of peripheral neuropathy develop suddenly, while others progress more slowly over many years. The symptoms of peripheral neuropathy often include:

What are the symptoms of neuropathy in feet?

Peripheral neuropathy in feet and legs and related complications leads to more than 1 million annual leg amputations worldwide. (3) By taking good care of your feet, you can help to protect yourself. Sharp pains, often described as a burning or shooting feeling, are one of the most disruptive symptoms of neuropathy.

What kind of nerve pain does neuropathy cause?

While most common in your arms and feet, these pains can happen anywhere on your body. One well-known neuropathic pain conditions is sciatic nerve pain, which is a shooting pain that radiates from the hip or glute area through the rest of the leg.

Is the neuropathy in my legs causing severe muscle weakness?

The neuropathy in my legs is causing severe muscle weakness, loss of balance and coordination? This is steadily getting worse. I called my neurologist and could not even get an appointment to discuss anything. She said there is nothing that can be done for me.

Is it possible to have small fiber neuropathy?

Wrong. Dr. Norman Latov of Cornell University states clearly along with many other professionals that the EMG and Nerve Conduct Studies only measure damage to the large fibers. In fact it is well known that a patient can have symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy long before damage is done to either the large or small fiber nerves!

How does neuropathy affect your quality of life?

Neuropathy is typically referred to as peripheral neuropathy, which is damage to your peripheral nerves. As there are so many causes of nerve damage, the symptoms vary widely from one person to another. When left untreated, neuropathy can quickly escalate to the point where it dramatically hinders your quality of life.

The neuropathy in my legs is causing severe muscle weakness, loss of balance and coordination? This is steadily getting worse. I called my neurologist and could not even get an appointment to discuss anything. She said there is nothing that can be done for me.

Peripheral neuropathy in feet and legs and related complications leads to more than 1 million annual leg amputations worldwide. (3) By taking good care of your feet, you can help to protect yourself. Sharp pains, often described as a burning or shooting feeling, are one of the most disruptive symptoms of neuropathy.