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Suffering from type 2 diabetic, thyroid, blood pressure. Taking medication. Have sore feet. How to relieve the pain?

I am a type 2 diabetic,taking medication for same, also thyroid and blood pressure also taking medication for both on a daily basis, as I work in the caring profession and am constantly on my feet, my feet are so sore when I get home I'm hardly able to put one foot past the other, what would you recommend to relieve the pain.???
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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The most likely cause for such a pain in your foot seems to be due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Prolonged standing and associated VIT B 12 deficiency might be contributing to your symptoms of foot pain.
You must consult your doctor and get proper physical examination along with other relevant investigations like nerve conduction studies along with arterial and venous doppler of both legs and VIT B 12 estimation.
If VIT B 12 deficiency is found then take injectable VIT B 12 for 7 to 10 days after consulting your doctor.
If diabetic peripheral neuropathy is diagnosed then treatment involves
Tight blood sugar control
Anti seizure medicine like PREGABLIN
Anti depressants like DULOXETINE
Opiods like TRAMADOL etc.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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