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Folic acid blood test --am i'm being tested for peripheral neuropathy?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: No

Peripheral neuropathy is discovered on history and physical exam, perhaps with confirmatory electric nerve studies Folic Acid deficiency will cause general ill-health, mental slowing, and anemia more than a peripheral neuropathy despite claims of "independent thinkers.
" some people need more Folic Acid than others, even though uncle sam now supplements flour with it.

In brief: No

Peripheral neuropathy is discovered on history and physical exam, perhaps with confirmatory electric nerve studies Folic Acid deficiency will cause general ill-health, mental slowing, and anemia more than a peripheral neuropathy despite claims of "independent thinkers.
" some people need more Folic Acid than others, even though uncle sam now supplements flour with it.
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