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amurican's avatar

Has anyone with Diabetes type2 experienced periodic numbing of toes heal and tingling foot aches?

Asked by amurican (286 points ) November 13th, 2008

Trying to get a handle on it.

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amurican's avatar

This latest series of events has got me a little paranoid. Anyone out there have similar symtoms and if so what was the outcome?

Snoopy's avatar

You might be experiencing diabetic neuropathy

amurican's avatar

Thanks Snoopy, I’ll read up on it.

augustlan's avatar

I second Snoopy’s possible diagnosis…go to the doc, it’s nothing to fool around with!

amurican's avatar

I just pulled up a website that explained all the different types. It looks like I might have the Peripheral type. Good thing I have a Doctors appointment on Monday.Other than a Podiatrist do you know what other specialists might be good to see? Once you’ve had cancer a few times this diabetes shit is parr for the course! Thank you kindly.

loser's avatar

I have that happen whenever my bloodsugar shoots way high way fast,

Snoopy's avatar

@amurican Your primary care doctor will be your best guide as to what other specialists you might need beyond a podiatrist.
Best wishes.

scamp's avatar

You should visit a podiatrist who specializes in diabetic foot care at least once a year. Diabetics commonly lose feeling in their feet which can lead to serious problems, such as non healing wounds, gangrene, and loss of limb. I don’t mean to scare you, but it’s a good idea to visit a podiatrist at least once to get tips on how to inspect/ care for your feet.

amurican's avatar

@scamp and everyone who has commented. Thank you so much!

Crossroadsgrl's avatar

Yes you need to go in right now….

Have you been in to see someone??

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