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What are some causes of neuropathy?

There are more than 200 different causes of neuropathy, including:
  • Nerve compression
  • Certain hereditary conditions
  • Rheumatologic and immune diseases
  • Trauma
  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • AIDS and other infections
  • Kidney disease
  • Medications, toxins, and vitamin deficiencies
  • Bone marrow disorders
  • Critical illnesses

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