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Is your lower limb pain related to nerve injury?

Here is an article published by medivizor. It is: "Is your lower limb pain related to nerve injury?".

Sensory distal polyneuropathy is a common complication of diabetes, affecting about 50% of patients. It involves degeneration of the peripheral nerves in the toes and feet, leading to slowly progressive or static toe and foot numbness, burning, a prickling sensation in the toes and feet and absent Achilles tendon reflexes with or without neuropathic pain (pain resulting from injury to the nervous system). It may have severe complications, including foot ulcers, amputation and chronic pain.

The authors in this research paper estimated the prevalence of chronic pain with neuropathic (nerve-related) characteristics in diabetic patients. The authors further declared that chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics concerns 1 in 5 diabetic patients, has a significant impact on quality of life and is not adequately managed.

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Matter of fact,this condition gets aggravated as one puts on years.After consulting many dermatologists,I have come to the conclusion that there is no medical treatment for this condition,other than applying moisturizing cream or diabetic foot cream to get relief.

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Do you use the cream more than once a day?

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Only once before going to bed.

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I was getting a weeping wound near my left leg ankle.it would not go with the creams you mentioned. instead I was advised to. Clean it with plain water,dry it and apply edible coconut oil .After three or four days it has healed completely and new skin developed .Now it is more than a year there is no such recurrence

This is my experience.

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Does coconut oil burn when used for cuts/pains?

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No

You use only edible oil and not the one used for hair as it is medicated.

For pain, take a spoonful internally along with coffee/tea in the morning.it has a. soothing effect

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Thank you so much for letting me know which is which! It’s a big help!😀👌👍

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No mention.you are my honoured guide and friend.

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Thank you!😀. You have made my day better.

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Peripheral artery disease also may be cause.Blood supply to lower limbs gets affected,causing gangerine.

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I have not experienced any wound.Just burning sensation on the feet and skin over lower limbs.

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Check for b12 deficiency

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Check for vit b12 deficiency.numbness, tingling and burning sensation are the symptoms

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Normally we diabetics eat very less to avoid complications, so we may not get required vitamins and minerals. From past 1 month I have numbnessin my hands and fingers and slight burning sensation has started in my hands and feet.

I noticed that whenever I eat properly in a limit and not very less I have no problem.

I checked for vitamin b 12 deficiency and it is very low than the actual. 148

Numbness and burning sensation are its symptoms.

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I too had B12 deficiency several years back and the it was more like muscle pain rather than peripheral burning sensation.It went off after I took a course of 4 B12 injections at weekly intervals.

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What was your b12 range and Can u please detail out the type of injections and cost.

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Actually,my case is more than ten years old and so do not recall all the details.The doctor diagnosed based on the symptoms.I think the name of the medicine was Nervigen,but I am not sure about it.I took four shots and the pain was cured.Better you consult with your doctor and proceed further. Cost wise,the treatment was not expensive at all.

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