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Pain and tingling in feet

hello, my friend is experiencing pain and tingling in her feet.. it sounds like neuropathy to me but i am uncertain of course.. i am diabetic and have it myself.. i tested her and her levels were fine.. we are just curious if this is what it could be or what she could do for her discomfort... thank you for your time!!
Tue, 18 Mar 2014
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Pain and tingling in the leg probable cause-
Radiculopathy-spinal nerve root compression
Neuropathy- systemic disorders like diabetes ,leprosy,neuron disorders.
Vascular causes-impaired blood supply to the leg
If symptoms persist for more then 6 weeks consult local spine surgeon he may suggest you couple of tests like-
Mri spine
Emg/ncv of leg
Color doppler of leg
Blood sugar.
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Pain and tingling in feet

Pain and tingling in the leg probable cause- Radiculopathy-spinal nerve root compression Neuropathy- systemic disorders like diabetes ,leprosy,neuron disorders. Vascular causes-impaired blood supply to the leg If symptoms persist for more then 6 weeks consult local spine surgeon he may suggest you couple of tests like- Mri spine Emg/ncv of leg Color doppler of leg Blood sugar.