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Neuropathy means damage to a nerve or a disease affecting nerves, which may present as altered sensation, numbness, weakness, or pain. Neuropathy can affect a single nerve (mono-neuropathy), multiple nerves, or have a more widespread effect on nerves (peripheral neuropathy.) Diseases causing peripheral neuropathy include most commonly diabetes, alcoholism, auto-immune disorders, medications, inherited diseases, and hypothyroidism.

Read more from Dr. Singla about Acquired Neuropathy.