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Peripheral neuropathy = what?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: A general term for
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.

In brief: A general term for
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.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Nerve damage
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by damage or dysfunction to nerves in your body's periphery (hands and feet primarily, as opposed to spinal cord and brain which are central nerves).
Peripheral neuropathy is usually secondary, meaning it is caused by other diseases, injuries, or insults to the nerves, and there are hundreds of different causes.

In brief: Nerve damage
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition caused by damage or dysfunction to nerves in your body's periphery (hands and feet primarily, as opposed to spinal cord and brain which are central nerves).
Peripheral neuropathy is usually secondary, meaning it is caused by other diseases, injuries, or insults to the nerves, and there are hundreds of different causes.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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