Peripheral Neuropathy

About- Peripheral neuropathy occurs due to damage peripheral nerves, which may cause weakness, numbness, and pain, usually in the hands and feet.
 
Symptoms-
Peripheral neuropathy A weak, heavy feeling in the arms and legs
Peripheral neuropathy Blood pressure drop
Peripheral neuropathy Constipation
Peripheral neuropathy Coordination problem
Peripheral neuropathy Diarrhea
Peripheral neuropathy Digestion problem
Peripheral neuropathy Excessive sweating
Peripheral neuropathy Extreme touch sensitivity
Peripheral neuropathy Muscle weakness
Peripheral neuropathy Numbness, prickling or tingling in the feet or hands
Peripheral neuropathy Paralysis
Peripheral neuropathy Sexual dysfunction, especially in men
Peripheral neuropathy Sharp, stabbing, freezing or burning pain
Peripheral neuropathy Thinning of the skin
 
Causes-
Peripheral neuropathy Age over 40
Peripheral neuropathy Alcoholism
Peripheral neuropathy Autoimmune diseases
Peripheral neuropathy Bone marrow disorders
Peripheral neuropathy Certain medications
Peripheral neuropathy Connective tissue disorders
Peripheral neuropathy Diabetes
Peripheral neuropathy E, B-1, B-6, and B-12 vitamin deficiencies  
Peripheral neuropathy Exposure to poisons
Peripheral neuropathy High blood pressure
Peripheral neuropathy Infections
Peripheral neuropathy Inherited disorders
Peripheral neuropathy Kidney disease
Peripheral neuropathy Liver disease
Peripheral neuropathy Overweight
Peripheral neuropathy Physical trauma or pressure on the nerve
Peripheral neuropathy Tumors
Peripheral neuropathy An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
 
Specialists to visit
Neurologist Chiropodist
Neurologist Diabetologist
Neurologist Neurologist
Neurologist Physiotherapist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com

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