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How can you tell if nerve pain is coming from herniated disc vs. peripheral neuropathy vs. degenerative disc disease? What are the symptoms of each?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
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peripheral neuropathy is usually a symmetrical bilateral set of symptoms sensory or motor, Disc problems are often focal,local and unilateral A neurologist with the help of an electromyogram can help

In brief: Read on !

peripheral neuropathy is usually a symmetrical bilateral set of symptoms sensory or motor, Disc problems are often focal,local and unilateral A neurologist with the help of an electromyogram can help
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