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What causes pain and tingling of hands and feet?

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Posted on Thu, 24 Apr 2014
Question: I have pain tingling in my hands and feet and my nerve end comr to the surface and the pain is on a nine scale I have been to a neurologist and she said that half of the nerves were sick and the other half were dead. she put me on lyraca which did not seem to work. The itch and pain always gets worse after I go to bed. I cannot sleep because of the pain I use a salve Fluocinonide that helps some. I have been to I have been to 2 neurologists different doctors and a acupuncture none have come up with a diagnosis I am depressed and having thoughts of giving up . I would be very grateful for any help. Thank You XXXX
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Answered by Dr. Saumya Mittal (4 hours later)
Brief Answer: need more information Detailed Answer: hi there i am dr mittal i will try to help you however i need a few more details first how was this nerve problem diagnosed- as in the doctors comment? what test did they do to confirm this? i would like to know the reports if possible, and if not already done, i would suggest testing NCV, X ray of the cervical and lumbosacral spine, thyroid profile and sugars tested. if the tests have been done already, they will do, and please upload the test reports I hope you respond so I can help you further. meanwhile request a prescription of pregabalin and methylcobalamin best of luck Dr Mittal
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Brief Answer: need more information Detailed Answer: hi there i am dr mittal i will try to help you however i need a few more details first how was this nerve problem diagnosed- as in the doctors comment? what test did they do to confirm this? i would like to know the reports if possible, and if not already done, i would suggest testing NCV, X ray of the cervical and lumbosacral spine, thyroid profile and sugars tested. if the tests have been done already, they will do, and please upload the test reports I hope you respond so I can help you further. meanwhile request a prescription of pregabalin and methylcobalamin best of luck Dr Mittal