By Anonymous Latest Reply 2014-02-07 11:05:44 -0600
Started 2014-02-06 22:49:48 -0600

I have been told I have neuropathy to my right leg wat should I do

6 replies

fozy 2014-02-07 07:35:34 -0600 Report

Thanks James it started early times following my diagnosis but I did fall one time and since then I had other episode of falling my legs get weak and I loose my balance I have since then fall like more than ten times I'm soon to see a neurologist and Orthopidics and also to do my X-rays I'm very nervous

GabbyPA 2014-02-07 09:50:45 -0600 Report

Don't be nervous. At least if you find the cause you can look at treatment, as it will vary depending on the cause. Just make sure you get all the answers you seek and don't leave until you understand what the doctor is telling you.

jayabee52 2014-02-07 09:45:04 -0600 Report

Howdy Fozy
You are most welcome. Sounds a little like what I developed after being struck by three TIAs (ministrokes). I had difficulty walking and balancing and my legs would just give out on me. I saw a Neuro also for that. So many medical difficulties seem to have similar symptoms


jayabee52 2014-02-07 07:24:21 -0600 Report

Howdy Anon
That depends on the cause of the neuropathy as there are many causes, which includes: "Physical trauma, repetitive injury, infection, metabolic problems and exposure to toxins and some drugs" for more info see ~

So if you are exposed to a toxin the wise course of action would be to stop the exposure and find out how to detox from that esposure. If it is due to repetive injury the wise course of action would be to stop using that body part and give it a rest, or decompress the damaged nerve.

Since this occurs only on the right leg I would guess that it has something to do with what is happening with that leg (of course I could be wrong). I doubt that it would be diabetes related, since usually with the legs and arms the neuropathy would be on both sides of the body.

So get yourself to a Dr and let Dr determine what is causing it, and what course of action you can take about it

God's best to you

James Baker

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