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Progression of small fiber neuropathy

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 years experience
Determine cause: if the neurologists have determined the cause of neuropathy, then treat the cause. Most of the time, not much can be done except treating the pain.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See pain management: specialist to manage your condition. Studies of chronic pain caused by neuropathic mechanisms (eg, small fiber neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, dia... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
All depends on cause: Neuropathy is a catch all term meaning nerve+disease/death. Since our brain/body has so many built in mechanisms to prevent/compensate for disease, sy... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
47 years experience
Prognosis: Active pt, passive pt (heat, phonophoresis, iontophoresis), medicated creams, systemic (oral) medications, anesthetic blocks – in that order. Progres... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
No: Small fiber neuropathy afflicts the small peripheral nerve fibers without a myelin coating. Things like motor or balance problems are not affected. Th... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 12 years experience
Highly unlikely : Stress can worsen small fiber neuropathy but it is usually caused by damage to the neurons which occurs in physical trauma, auto immune disorders, can... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
Anesthesiology 47 years experience
Bier: we used to do bier blocks with various drugs for neuropathy of different types. It's been shown not to be that effective long term. If the pain is sy... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
I: would suggest to check if the roots of those nerves are involved. Conditions like MS could start with such symptoms.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Depends on cause: Do you indeed possess biopsy proven small fibre neuropathy, and have blood and urine studies been completed to uncover causation? (gastroparesis and ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Generally middle age: Mostly this was considered to present in middle-adult age but there have been researchers who believe children might also experience it. Here's some i... Read More
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