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What does the early stages of small fiber peripheral neuropathy look like? is the pain bad early in the stages?

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Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 42 years experience
Neuropathy: Small fiber peripheral neuropathy is a type of neuropath that occurs from damage to the small unmyelinated peripheral nerve fibers. The fibers, categorized as C fibers and small Aδ fibers, present in skin, peripheral nerves, and organs. Stabbing or burning, tingling or itchiness. Several conditions can be the culprit such as diabetes, etc. Consulting a neurologist, internist, or your primary doc-

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Last updated Dec 22, 2018

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