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What causes inflamed nerves? i had a blood test where my calves hurt and doc said that there is inflammation in my nerves

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Dr. John Barbuto
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Complex: The label "inflammed nerves" may be a doctor's way of trying to talk to a patient about some ill-defined nerve problem - too complex to explain - and may not imply that actual inflammation is proven. Actual nerve inflammation comes from many causes of widely divergent types.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Neuritis: Nerves can get inflamed from getting compress or stretched similar to spraining your ankle. Processes can act on nerves such as diabetes or other conditions like lupus.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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