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Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Management

Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Symptoms: Patients can experience diabetic neuropathic pain from damaged nerves that can feel like sharp pain, burning, tingling or numbness in the arms/hands and legs/feet. Diabetic Neuropathic Pain Causes: Diabetic neuropathic pain is caused when there is a prolonged exposure to high blood sugar/glucose levels, causing nerve damage in the body. Other factors that may contribute to diabetic neuropathic pain include inflammation, genetic factors, smoking and alcohol abuse. There are different types of diabetic neuropathy causing different types of pain symptoms. You may have more than one type causing more than one type of diabetic neuropathic pain symptom as well. Most of the diabetic neuropathic pain symptoms do develop gradually and may not be noticeable until significant nerve injury is present. The different types of diabetic neuropathy are listed below. Numbness. Tingling and burning sensations that may be worse at night. Decreased ability to feel pain in the feet causing unnoticed injury that can progress to infections. Commonly, patient can develop ulcers and infection causing deformity and bone and joint pain. Pain with movement. Allodynia or pain Continue reading >>

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  1. sweetsarabear

    High blood sugar

    Does anybody eles out there in diabetes land feel this way when your blood sugar is high ?
    My joints get so painful and achy its an effort to move. I asked my doctor about this and he said its just one of those things that comes with high blood sugar.

  2. NottsLad

    mine feel exactly the same....
    worse in my legs though... when i know im going high and should take some insulin!

  3. Bellasgramma

    Wow, I did not know that. Have had about 200 or more for the last 3 or 4 days, every test, and also felt like the flu was coming on. I knew the shoulder pain was associated with diabetes but not the rest. That explains it.
    Fasting this morning was back to 90, and felt good, still do, so maybe...
    Anyway, time to talk to doc about meds adjustment Maybe that would help you as well??

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