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What is polyneuropathy. About 3 months ago, my right leg is…

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What is polyneuropathy

Doctor's Assistant: When did polyneuropathy begin? Have you used any medication for it?

About 3 months ago, my right leg is dragging when I walk. It is causing me to stumble, and sometimes fall.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about polyneuropathy?

I go Monday to see an arthritis dr. . I just want t know what it is.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Fibromyalgia, high blood presume and slight high cholesterol, both are controlled very : y r

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Polyneuropathy essentially means that there is dysfunction in more than one nerve which can include sensory or motor dysfunction. This means that you can have weakness or numbness in an associated nerve distribution. There are many many causes and many many treatments. A rheumatologist is a great person to visit for diagnosis. Most worked will include blood work and EMG to name a few.

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