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I have neuropathy. My toes on my right foot turn in except

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I have neuropathy . My toes on my right foot turn in except big toe . I had surgery on L4 L 5 and was told this was the problem . Did not help . I have been to top neurologist, foot doctors and exhausted efforts to everyone recommended. I have gastric bypass reaun y . I have no gall bladder and extreme pain with taking curling toes . All my blood test show good and I have had many . Everyone is at a loss to my problems . I feel that my hands and other foot is starting to show signs . This has been going on for 2 years . I just feel so thirsty al the time and drink water and Gatorade Luke crazy but does not help .
I am wanting to take b vitamins and anything else that may aid in healing me . I feel Doctors are at a loss . With my conditions what vitamins should I take that will be absorb the best
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  tazechip replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

What blood tests have you had?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
1 of 3
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
2 of 3
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
3 of 3
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
This was my last test and I have had all Horomones checked and I have been to three endocrinologist , foot doctors say it's not foot problem but nerve since it looks like claw toe. Doctors have ruled out diabeties, thyroid , foot problem .
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I blamed it on 5 hour energy drink since I use to drink daily but I quit those 2 years ago
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No family has had this
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It came on sudden
Expert:  tazechip replied 3 months ago.

Thanks but I didn't see anything like an autoimmune screen--Antinuclear antibody, rheumatoid factor, sed rate, C reactive protein?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I've had the rheumatoid factor and I'm set up
The doctor has ordered the autoimmune . I was checked for
MS . I am being sent to a movement. Doctor .
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I'm not familiar with the other test but will look back and see
Expert:  tazechip replied 3 months ago.

Just one more question--have you been offered either Neurontin or Lyrica for your problem?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I did try . Made me extremely sleepy so because of my work I couldn't take
Expert:  tazechip replied 3 months ago.

Did you get the results of your autoimmune screen?