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Toe numbness, redness in finger tips. Non-smoker, not an alcoholic. History of anemia. Causes?

65 yr old white male, in good health. nonsmoker, nondrinker. 6 months ago second toe started to ffel numb at times. then last week finger tips started to turn red, as are both second toes. some numbness. redness spread up to second joint on some fingers. my doc is at a loss. doing some tests but nothing out of the ordinary showing up. i am borderline anemic.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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this seems to be a case of neuropathy .. gradually progressing neuropathy.... he needs to be investigated with Nerve Conduction Velocity ... in legs & hands ..sensory n motor with MRI brain .. if it is a progressing demyelinating disorder ....
based on those finding ... latest treatment can be perscribed to overcome this .... get also diabetes test done

dr vinod kumar goyal
Answered: Tue, 26 Nov 2013
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