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Home > Health Library > Diabetic Neuropathy: Medical History and Physical Exam
When you have diabetic neuropathy, your doctor will get your
medical history and may
ask you about the following:
Your doctor will also give you a physical exam. During the
exam, the doctor may check:
During every visit, your doctor needs to examine your feet for
cracked or peeling skin, excessive or reduced sweating, blisters, calluses,
ulcers, signs of infection, bone and joint abnormalities, and other problems.
You should have a complete foot exam at least once a year.
Current as ofJuly 25, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as of:
July 25, 2018
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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