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Is there a connection between peripheral neuropathy and high cholesterol?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: No
High cholesterol causes vascular disease which can cause ischemia to tissues but not neuropathy.

In brief: No
High cholesterol causes vascular disease which can cause ischemia to tissues but not neuropathy.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Addagada Rao
Yes, But most of patients with high cholesterol are also diabetics or prediabetics, then prone to neuropathy ,& PVD s
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology
In brief: No
There is in general no clear connection with high cholesterol.
There is a rare peripheral neuropathy that is the first clinical expression of cholesterol emboli syndrome (ces).

In brief: No
There is in general no clear connection with high cholesterol.
There is a rare peripheral neuropathy that is the first clinical expression of cholesterol emboli syndrome (ces).
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Dr. Marcel Hungs
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