Peripheral neuropathy: Burning and numbness in hands, legs and feet

Peripheral neuropathy is an uncomfortable burning or numbing sensation in the feet and legs. The most common causes? First is diabetes, and the second is alcohol consumption. Neurologist Amir Shokrae, M.D., explains the causes and symptoms and demonstrates the instruments used for detection of this painful condition.

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  1. Marie Padveen on said:

    I have idiopathic progressive poly neuropathy, of course am not Diabetic, or am not or never was an alocholic. The only cancer treatament I had besides medication was radiation. Key if cause unknown how treat. So far medication has not worked and am trying compounds. Wonder what else if available for burning pain in feet, legs, and back. Ice does work.

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