Hi My neck feels really strange one side, And my head feels as though I have to shake it, I have constant pins and needles in my hands and legs are like jelly, been like this for few weeks now, But neck is really bothering me???
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These are the features of peripheral neuritis (inflammation of the peripheral nerves of the body, usually seen in vitamin deficiency. Try taking multivitamins, fresh fruits and vegetables.
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