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What is peripheral neuropathy

By Anonymous July 22, 2017 - 5:50am
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I've developed purplish hairless circle like sores on my legs and are somewhat sensitive to the touch, I developed one as a blood blister that I observed come to the surface and became a scar like the rest. Less hair on lower legs. Colder lower legs and swelling with the feeling of warm pins in my feet. Also what looks like a rash but feet feel like skin is going to rip open

September 4, 2017 - 6:48am
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I would strongly advise seeing your doctor (who knows your health and health history) for an evaluation. It can be a form of neuropathy or other medical condition.


September 4, 2017 - 10:21am

Hello, Anon.

Thank you for your post.

Peripheral neuropathy is defined as weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet.

Signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy might include the gradual onset of numbness, prickling or tingling in your feet or hands, which can spread upward into your legs and arms. Sharp, jabbing, throbbing, freezing or burning pain. Extreme sensitivity to touch.


July 22, 2017 - 5:59am
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