Peripheral Neuropathy - Symptoms

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What are the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy?

The symptoms of peripheral neuropathy somewhat depend on the cause. Typically, peripheral neuropathy affects the nerves of sensation. As a result, patients affected by peripheral neuropathy develop pain, burning, or tingling in the distribution of the affected nerves. Most commonly this is in the feet and/or hands. This can cause tingling, numbness, and/or burning in the toes or fingers.

When shingles causes peripheral neuropathy, the particular nerve affected causes a very localized burning and itching sensation. This could be, for examples, in the side of the chest, the face, the buttock, etc.

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Comment from: LAMB50, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 13

I have been suffering with peripheral neuropathy for 4 years and the stabbing, tingling, throbbing, crawling sensations and intermittent numbness have been horrible, but I didn't want to take things like Lyrica with all the side effects. Anyway I went on to a website and it suggested alpha-lipoic acid, so I bought some that was GMP (good manufacturing practices) approved 300 mg at USD 14. It worked! Since the second day I have been 99 percent pain free. I rarely have a quick sensation and then it is over. I researched it thoroughly and it is natural and without side effects. I just want to share in case someone else can also get relief without hard drugs.

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Comment from: HARISH, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 12

It all started when I was eating dry rusk during summer. I tried every trick, suggested by relatives but only with temporary result. The hiccups troubled me for two weeks. It gave way when I was drowsy due to lack of sleep and when I was strained due to brisk walking. I approached two physicians who diagnosed it as the result of gastritis. But the medicine they prescribed did not help me. One of my relatives told me to practice yoga mudra to tame hyperactive vagus nerve. Another doctor relative suggested an antibiotic Metrogyl tablet, for five days. I tried both at the same time. At last! My hiccup vanished in two days. Never returned again.

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