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Diabetic, having hard tissues on hands and feet. Cause for painful feet, numbness in thigh and twitches in hands?

my husband has diabetes . He has hard tissue on his hands and feet . feet are painful. The places on his hands have started to draw his fingers. Recently he has starting experiencing flashes of pain and numbness in his thigh. He has also started having twitches in his hands. What could be the cause. His Doc disnt seemed alarmed and kinda dismissed his concerns. But none of this is normal. I am worried.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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Cause: Diabetes can cause muscle infarction in rare condition with no history of trauma and occur in the patients with a long history of poorly controlled diabetes. The clinical presentation is an acute onset of pain and swelling over days to weeks in the affected muscle groups (usually the thigh or calf) along with varying degrees of tenderness.

Treatment: Can be treated with rest and analgesia. Routine daily activities are not deleterious to the condition, but physical therapy may cause exacerbation. Diabetic muscle infarction tends to resolve over a period of weeks to months in most cases.

At last consult your doctor for the regular treatment and control of diabetes mellitus

Take Care and get well soon.

Dr. Dinesh Bhatia
Answered: Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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