Neurologist, Neurology

Causes of neuropathy

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Neuropathy is very common. Most of us have experienced numbness in feet on sitting with crossed legs. This is due to transient dysfunction of nerves due to pressure. It is normal.

Neuropathy:
dysfunction of nerves.

Two types of nerves: sensory and motor.

Symptoms:
burning pain
tingling / numbness in hands and feet
weakness in hands and feet
fail of chappals
painless ulcer

Treatment should be urgent, else nerve damage can be permanent.

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