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  • exam
  • Diabetic neuropathy is usually presumptively diagnosed clinically by the patient's symptoms, medical history, and physical exam. (rxlist.com)
  • The doctor will first examine the affected area, ask the patient about her symptoms, and perform a physical exam.In many cases the leg will be painful, swollen, red and warm.Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis. (worldnet-news.com)
  • nerve pain
  • Diabetic nerve pain may be controlled by medications such as tricyclic antidepressants, duloxetine (Cymbalta), or certain antiseizure medications. (rxlist.com)
  • experience symptoms
  • When you experience symptoms that likely originate from the nerves, such as tingling, pain, or loss of feeling, you need to speak with a podiatrist. (axcessnews.com)
  • There may be a thin, long red line in the affected area traveling the path of the inflammation.Once a patient begins to experience symptoms, they should contact their physician.If a blood clot is present, the doctor will send the patient to have an ultrasound to find the blood clot. (worldnet-news.com)
  • develops
  • In most cases, the condition develops slowly over years, though Dr. Patel cautions his diabetic patients against waiting for years to begin monitoring the eyes for disease. (pateleyeassociates.com)
  • detection
  • Tip-therm appears to be an inexpensive, highly sensitive, and specific device for detection of diabetic neuropathy when compared with biothesiometry and a monofilament. (bmj.com)
  • common
  • Since chronic foot wounds are common in diabetics, taking a few preventive steps can keep your feet healthy. (nmsmo.com)