Does the weather affect neuritis?

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Does the weather affect neuritis?

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Weather can influence a number pain problems, most commonly those affecting the joints, for example, arthritis. We are all familiar with someone with a bad knee or a bad back being able to tell when bad weather is coming, presumably because the low pressure is increasing their joint stiffness. However, problems with the nerves are not usually thought of as becoming worse with cold or rainy weather.

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Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

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"Overview of upper extremity peripheral nerve syndromes"
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