Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are tingling in the fingers and toes, numbness, loss of feeling, weakness, and pain. The most common disease associated with peripheral neuropathy is Diabetes, but there are other causes other than diabetes, such as injuries and infections.
Pain in the shoulders, hips, thighs, and buttocks is called proximal neuropathy. This pain is caused by damaged nerves that influence those areas of the body.
When the nerves of the involuntary nervous system are damaged, this is called autonomic neuropathy. The involuntary nervous system involves the heart, circulation, bladder function, sexual response, perspiration, bowel and bladder functions, and digestion. Other organs can also be affected by autonomic neuropathy.
Focal neuropathy is a term for neuropathy that affects one group of nerves, or just one nerve.