Re: leg pains/numbing what is the cause?
Hi... perhaps you might have diabetes-related peripheral neuropathy?
This class of sufferers have both loss of sensation in the extremities
and pain which is related, in many case, to the amount of blood sugar
ingested .Usually, we have "lightening strike pains", all over the legs
and feet, which means a "jolt" When I got it, it came about every 20 seconds.
The only time it did not cause pain was when I took double doses of
vicodin and that helped just a little. Now, I am on nortryptiline and
dilaudid. For the first time in about 15 or 20 years, the pain is under
The "jolt" consists of a stabbing pain which lasted, in my case for
3 days ...every 21 seconds.