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what parts of the body are affected by bilatera neuropathy

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what parts of the body are affected by bilatera neuropathy
Hello.

Typically, this will affect the "longest" nerves in the body first -- which would be the ones that travel from the lower back to the legs.

So, the most common area to have bilateral neuropathy would be the feet.

The legs are also commonly affected.

The hands, and arms are less often affected by this, though people can have neuropathies that involve the hands commonly (such as carpal tunnel syndrome), though that is more of a specific type of neuropathy, which often affects one side more than the other.
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