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Peripheral Neuropathy symptoms
Peripheral Neuropathy

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue or tiredness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle wasting or atrophy is when muscles become smaller or weaker, often as a result of lack of physical activity.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • As we age our muscles shrink, and weight loss becomes a challenge. Read about what you can do to maintain a healthy weight as you age.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A vaginal sling procedure, also called a pubovaginal sling, is a type of surgery that helps women who have urinary incontinence.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fainting happens when you lose consciousness for a short amount of time because your brain isn't getting enough oxygen. The medical term for fainting is syncope
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abnormal sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. These sensations are often difficult to describe and are subjective, that is, experienced by the patient but may be difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Pain is an unpleasant sensation triggered in the nervous system that can range from mild discomfort to unbearable agony. Pain receptors located throughout the body send electrical impulses via the spinal cord to the brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my hand fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various muscles.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is or if the nerve is otherwise damaged or its function affected, it can produce the feeling that “my finger fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my toe fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased temporarily, it can produce the feeling that “my leg fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Sensations are carried from the extremities of the body to the brain via neurons in the spinal cord. If the blood supply to the nerves is decreased, it can produce the feeling that “my foot fell asleep”.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Feeling lightheaded is a sensation that may precede syncope or fainting. It is usually experienced when in an upright position (standing or sitting). If
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Abdominal distention, gaseous often results from overeating or from swallowing air, but can be a sign of a more serious medical condition, such as bowel obstruction. Eating certain foods such as legumes (beans) can cause abdominal distention due to intestinal gas.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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