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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi I HAVE A BURNING SENSATION AROUND MY FEET & GRION AREA. IT COMES & GOES MORE IN THE AREAS OF MY FEET.
Doctor :   HI,
Doctor :   DR XXXhere
Doctor :   May i ask you some more details to help you ?
User :   YES
Doctor :   Since when do you this problem?
User :   ABOUT A MONTH
Doctor :   may i know your your age and gender ?
User :   50 MALE
Doctor :   ok, During what time of the day do you get the pain ?
User :   IT COMES & GOES . THEN AT NIGHT ABOUT FOUR HOURS THEN SUBSIDES
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes , highBP or High cholesterol ?
User :   I JUST BOUGHT A BLOOD SUGAR CHECKER AND MY BLOOD sugar has been normal. My blood pressure is high normal and cholesterol last time I check is ok.
Doctor :   ok, are you on any medication ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is the numbness in both the limbs ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, the numbness is mainly due to affection in the nerve supplying the corresponding area
Doctor :   a detailed examination by a neurologist will be helpful in identifying the nerve involved and the probable cause of the problem
User :   i do not have numbness but burning effect
Doctor :   I am sorry ,DO you feel ins and needles sensation ?
Doctor :   Pins*
User :   just burning
Doctor :   ok, numbness , burning sensation and in and needle sensation grouply are called PARAESTHESIA
Doctor :   and the cause of al the three is the same
User :   thankyou
Doctor :   i still consider the affection of the nerve as a possibility in your problem
Doctor :   A detailed examination of the motor and sensory sys in the lower limb is necessary
Doctor :   to locate the nerve involved
Doctor :   i would suggest you to take multivitamin supplements
Doctor :   which will surely help you in getting rid of the problem
User :   i just started taking multiple vitamins B supplement and do take a multi vitamin, carrot juice, flaxseed, fish oil
Doctor :   good, you may have to take for more than a month to see the difference
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   make sure that the vitamn suppliment you take contains CYANACOBALALMINE
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
Doctor :   Cyanacobalamine * ( VIT B 12)
User :   yes im taking that to
Doctor :   that's fine then, for the safer side get examined by a neurologist
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting ,
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
Doctor :   are you there ?
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