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cannot tolerate certain fabrics now that never bothered you before; fabrics feel scratchy, "hurt", or aggravate other symptoms
changes in environmental temperature may aggravate symptoms
changes in weather barometer (going up or going down), or fronts may aggravate symptoms
You might find yourself avoiding certain things that trigger your symptoms.
Or any other strange symptom, as a single symptom but often in combination with other symptoms.
You find it hard to precisely describe *your* pain symptoms because the pain includes many symptoms.
The Neuropathy Association website has information on types of neuropathy, symptoms, treatment, and the need for research.
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1 Replies |Report This| Share this:The Neuropathy AssociationDo you have strange and painful nerve sensations? Patients with neuropathy may have a variety of symptoms, including but not limited to feeling (or feeling as if ):
burning - as if the area is left in a hot flame
scraping (across skin)
heaviness of feet or legs
worsening of symptoms after being upright, standing, sitting, walking
aching (skin and muscle)
"as if you've run a marathon" but can barely walk
"feeling that even air 'hurts' " (from wind, breeze, fan, air movement)
changes in hot-cold sensation or recognition
very cold -- or very hot -- feet
now have extremely dry feet
now have extremely dry or hard toenails (they may grow normally but the are hard to cut)
abnormal sensations on the skin or (it feels like) just beneath the skin
a light touch (a sheet being pulled across the skin) or hard touch (being grabbed) may "hurt" - but a firm touch is tolerated
sweating on soles of the feet that you never had before
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