What are the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Symptoms of diabetic neuropathy may include the following:

  • Numbness or loss of feeling (usually in the feet and legs first, then the hands)

  • Pain

  • Muscle weakness

  • Low blood pressure and dizziness when rising quickly from sitting or lying down

  • Rapid or irregular heartbeats

  • Trouble having an erection

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Constipation or diarrhea


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