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What is axonal peripheral neuropathy?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 21 years experience
Axonal PN: Axonal peripheral neuropathy is an illness that may cause numbness and weakness affecting the feet, legs and sometimes the hands. In this condition the nerve cells (axons) that transmit information become ill. Common causes of this condition are hormonal and blood chemistry disorders...... http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/peripheralneuropathy/detail_peripheralneuropathy.htm
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What is peripheral neuropathy?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 43 years experience
A general term for: "nerve damage". It can take many forms--painful or a loss of sensation/numbness. The causes are multiple. Diabetes is the most common, but exposure to chemicals, neurological diseases, alcoholism, chemotherapy, are also significant causes.
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