Parasthesia

Numbness, altered sensation and 'pins and needles' in the feet and lower legs, especially when symmetrical, are classical symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.

If the symptoms are present assymetrically or in other parts of the body (e.g. the fingers) then they may be due to a diabetic mono-neuropathy, such as carpel tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve entrapment.

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