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How do other illnesses affect peripheral neuropathy?

Other illnesses play a large role in peripheral neuropathy, as the disorder is not really a disease in itself. It is usually caused by other diseases. Some of these diseases include diabetes, kidney disorders, hormonal imbalances, and cancer. These are just a few of the many diseases associated with peripheral neuropathy. Each of these diseases takes some type of toll on the nerves, which results in peripheral neuropathy.

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