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Old 04-15-2018, 07:07 AM   #1
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Hi folks, not diagnosed yet but I did manage to see the words "peripheral neuropathy" at the bottom of my neurologists notes, so here I am.
I have had pain and pins and needles in my arms and hands for at least 7 years but have always put it down to trapped nerves due to my work.
Over the last year and a half u have felt a gradual loss of feeling in my mouth, tongue and soft palate so went to see my doctor. I guess now it's about them working out why I have it. I can rule out diabetes as I have not eaten sugar (even dried fruit or honey), For two and a half year. I also drink little alcohol so can rule that out too. I am very worried how far this thing can go, I have had to stop working due to my symptoms in December and can feel it starting in my legs and feet too. Also, for the last six months I have noticed my hands losing their bulk and my bones and tendons are starting to show which freaks me out a little.
I am looking forward to reading others experiences of this very unpleasant problem.
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Old 04-16-2018, 04:32 PM   #2
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Hi,

There is a large group here in the Peripheral Neuropathy area and I just posted on blood pressure medications and nerve damage. Any meds in your life? Surgeries? I never had issues until nerve damage from Hip replacement in 2010.
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Old 04-17-2018, 12:17 AM   #3
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Hi Heldo

Welcome to NeuroTalk; I hope that you will find the community as knowledgeable and supportive as I have .

There are many possible causes of peripheral neuropathy and unknown (idiopathic) causes are common.

If you share your story in the PN forum (https://www.neurotalk.org/forum20/) I am sure that you will get helpful responses from other members.

Best wishes.
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