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A 38-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to be tested for non-length-dependent small fiber sensory neuropathy if you only have symptoms in your face?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
?yes: Assume your doctor found clinical suspicion of more extensive nerve issues. To prove the existence of small fiber neuropathy, you will need to undergo several skin punch biopsies in leg, and if confirmatory, the etiology will be sought through blood and urine tests. Have your doctor explain the process in detail.

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