Neuropathy Symptoms

Submitted by Thiruvelan on Wed, 06/23/2010

Common diabetic neuropathy symptoms are numbness, tingling, pain, burning sensation and needle sensation in a foot.

Diabetic neuropathy symptoms

Symptoms depend on the type of neuropathy, and the nerves affected. Some people with nerve damage have no symptoms at all. Some have symptoms can involve the sensory, motor, and autonomic or involuntary nervous systems.

Autonomic nerve damage symptoms

Autonomic neuropathy symptoms
  • Too much or little sweating,
  • Lightheadedness or giddiness,
  • Dry eyes and mouth,
  • Delayed stomach emptying or constipation,
  • Bladder problems, urinary, incontinence,
  • Erectile dysfunction or other sexual problems

Motor nerve’s damage symptoms

  • General overall weakness,
  • Paralysis,
  • Twitching sensation

Sensory nerve damage symptoms

  • Pain, particularly in extreme parts,
  • Over sensitivity to touch or heat,
  • Numb feeling,
  • Prickling or needle sensation,
  • Burning sensation,
  • Positional sense problems

In some instance, you may find symptoms of more than one nerve types. If you have, the above symptoms immediately go for neuropathy diagnosis test to confirm it and take neuropathy treatment if needed.