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Tingling feet and hands, Nerves healing?

Good day all,

Have had tingling in my feet and hands, about 5 months now. I thought it was an HIV infection but tested every month for six months and came up neg.

Not really sure what causing this symptom, but a month before it started I was put on antibiotics called  flagyl - where I got some tingling while take it for 10 days. I'm taking b vitamins for this.

So my question is how do I know if it’s getting better, the tingling has changed to burning and have noticed my feet sweat more.
Is this a sign of nerve healing?
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Slimfox do you have any updates? I'm going through this now. My primary care is chalking it up to anxiety, but I don't think anxiety can last this long.
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There are various causes of paresthesias, as detailed in the following article:

- a herniated disk that presses on a nerve
- a narrowing of the canal that transmits the nerve from your spinal cord to your extremity
- any mass that compresses the nerve as it exits the spinal column

- hyperglycemia (e.g., diabetes)
- trauma
- repetitive movement injuries
- autoimmune diseases (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis)
- neurological diseases (e.g., multiple sclerosis)
- kidney disease
- liver disease
- stroke
- tumors in the brain or near nerves
- bone marrow or connective tissue disorders
- hypothyroidism
- deficient vitamin B-1, B-6, B-12, E, or niacin
- excessive vitamin D
- infections (e.g., Lyme disease, shingles, or HIV)
- certain medications (e.g., chemotherapy drugs)
- exposure to toxic substances (e.g., chemicals or heavy metals)

You should see your doctor for further workup and evaluation.
Laboratory and/or imaging tests can rule out etiologies listed above.
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Thanks very much for your response.
I have done MRI and NCT(nerve conduction test). My doctor believes it stress related, I mean I was stressed thinking I had hiv, but I think I have that under control. Will go back and do some blood tests for vitamin def. thanks again.
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