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numbness in fingertips and toes..Help
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honestbob posted:
I constantly feel numbness in my fingertips and often on my toes any suggestions? mainly my left hand fingertips
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mrscora01 responded:
It could be a lot of things. In the toes, it could be DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy). It is a bit less common in the hands, but don't eliminate things like carpal tunnel or ulnar nerve issues. You should see a doc.

Cora
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
 
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hootyowl2 responded:
You should DEFINITELY see your doctor. There are many things that could be, some of them serious.

Hooty


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