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Try again I have parkinsons and type 2 diabetes an d suffer

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Try again I have parkinsons and type 2 diabetes an d suffer from numb feet st night
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

please enter chat

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Dr. Phil, MD :

hello?

Customer:

James

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi James

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

What is your question?

Customer:

I suffer from numbness in my feet at night and also have ''tight toes''

Dr. Phil, MD :

is your diabetes well controlled?

Customer:

yes Pills only and well under conntrol

Dr. Phil, MD :

any back problems?

Customer:

did have some years ago but not recently

Dr. Phil, MD :

what meds are you on now?

Customer:

Siminet plus metformin glycoside(sorry about the spelling)

Dr. Phil, MD :

no problem

Dr. Phil, MD :

was your diabetes always well controlled

Dr. Phil, MD :

?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay did you ever smoke?

Customer:

up to 1974

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay bingo

Dr. Phil, MD :

I think we have our problem

Dr. Phil, MD :

I am worried about the arteries in your legs

Dr. Phil, MD :

diabetes and smoking (even past smoking) are big risk factors

Customer:

I don't seem to suffer from any leg pain

Dr. Phil, MD :

It is the small arteries in your ankles and feet most likely

Dr. Phil, MD :

It could also be diabetes

Dr. Phil, MD :

even well controlled diabetes can cause this

Customer:

Is there any relief?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes a drug called neurontin will help

Customer:

Is that available in the UK

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes absolutely

Customer:

can I buy it across the counter or on perscription

Dr. Phil, MD :

prescription

Customer:

ok I will have a word with my GP

Dr. Phil, MD :

alright great!

Dr. Phil, MD :

Any more questions for me sir?

Customer:

No thanks Phil I will n ow go back to bed

Dr. Phil, MD :

alright

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating me positive before leaving?

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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