Neuropathic Pain - Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of neuropathic pain?

Chronic pain is the most common complaint of patients with neuropathic pain. Although many people experience pain in their feet, legs and upper extremities can also be involved. There is no obvious cause for the pain and often the pain has been present for many weeks to months before patients will seek evaluation. The quality of pain may be unique for every person; burning, stabbing, prickling, or tingling are words commonly used to describe the symptoms that people are experiencing. Because the entire hands and feet are commonly affected, the symptoms are often described as being in a "stocking-glove distribution."

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Comment from: Carol, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: May 16

I feel symptoms while driving my car. My left foot is kind of pulsing and feels like it does when you sleep on your hand and you wake up with it feeling numb. Most of the time, I only feel the symptoms when I drive though.

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