2. Numbness and Tingling

If peripheral neuropathy affects the sensory nerves, the individual may experience tingling and numbness in localized areas of the body. This symptom happens because the nerves that carry messages of sensations such as pain, temperature, or touch are not performing optimally. Numbness usually occurs in the lower part of the body with a mounting loss of awareness of stimuli in the region.

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