Dr Brims : Hello, welcome to Justanswer, I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek
Dr Brims : You should still do the blood test
Dr Brims : But I think you may have neuropathy
Dr Brims : Which is irritated nerves
Dr Brims : I think you should see the neurologist first
Customer: are there any other symptoms of neuropathy i could look out for?
Dr Brims : The numbness and tingling are the most common symptoms, you don't need to look out for anything else
Customer: any drawbacks to exercising before i go see the neurologist? can the muscles get too stressed? it has affected my sleeping.
Dr Brims : There are no drawbacks to exercising, it should not cause any harm
Dr Brims : The muscles shoould be fine
Customer: Any suggestions on sleeping positions? I usually sleep on my stomach with one leg bent but I find myself waking up in discomfort 5 or 6 times a night.
Dr Brims : You may try sleeping on your back, with your legs straight
Customer: Thanks for the advice, making appointment with neurologist tomorrow.
Dr Brims : You're quite welcome