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Suffer from numb feet. Have tobacco addiction. Need to get checked?

I am Ankit. My father was suffering with Numb feet from past 3 years(with age of 60-65 years and he is doing the field work as a farmer(in the cotton, Chilli crops).). I have taken him to 10 hospitals till now but the problem was still looks same. We tested that he does not have diabetes or BP. He smokes tobocco.
Can you please help me to know some best precautions to get relief from Numb Feet as well as refer the best hospital to visit.
Thanks a lot in Advance!!!!

Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Hello, your father is suffering from peripheral neuropathy and the tobacco can be a reason behind it. But most importantly you have to take care of his feet as they don't have any sensation. Any sort of injury is to be avoided with proper footwear and foot care. Special shoes are also available for precaution. Convince him to avoid tobacco. He can be started on methycobalamine tablet 1500mcg + pyridoxine 100 mg tablets. Results are not very bad if take care of feet. Thank you
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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