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A 30-year-old female asked:

Could herpes cause peripheral neuropathy hands/feet, rt upper arm feels squeezed, burning in lower back and back of head? neuro and rheum eval normal.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Not herpes: Herpes infections never cause these kinds of symptoms, and do not cause generalized peripheral neuropathy. You'll need to look for a different cause. Discuss with your doctor.

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Last updated Mar 13, 2018

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