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I am not diabetic... when...
I am not diabetic... when I sit down at one place for long I tend to feel such numberness... but when I am moving around I don't feel anything at all
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok... I tend to sleep with my legs crossed.. I don't know if that really blocks my blood vessels to cause those painless tinglings
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Your symptoms can be due to;

1) Neuropathy

2) Anxiety.

You need investigations to ascertain the cause.

Investigations to ascertain the nutritional and metabolic neuropathy are;

Thiamine (vitamin B 1 ) deficiency: A serum thiamine (vitamin B 1 ) level

Pyridoxine (vitamin B 6 ) level

Folate deficiency: Serum folate levels .

Niacin (vitamin B 3 ) deficiency: Urinary excretion of N -methylnicotinamide

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B 12 ) level

Pantothenic acid deficiency: Excretion is less than 1 mg/d.

Alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) deficiency: The serum α -tocopherol (vitamin E) level

Hypophosphatemia: Serum phosphate level

Biotinidase levels

Aminolevulinic acid synthase in urine (porphyria)

Arylsulfatase A and B (leukodystrophies)

Hexosaminidases

Urine oxalate levels

Serum lactate, ammonia, and pyruvate

Urine myoglobin

Muscle histochemistry

Enzyme assays of muscle, blood, and fibroblast

Leukocyte glycogen levels to detect acid maltase deficiency

Leukocyte, DNA analyses (McArdle disease)

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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