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A 32-year-old male asked:

How would small fiber neuropathy affecting the face be diagnosed testing whys?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Small fiber neuro: Small fiber neuropathy is a condition characterized by severe pain attacks that typically begin in the feet or hands. ... However, they have an increased sensitivity to pain in general (hyperalgesia) and experience pain from stimulation that typically does not cause pain (hypoesthesia). Diagnosis would be clinical. Neurologist may do nerve conduction study.

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A 39-year-old female asked:

What test can diagnose the source of my small fiber neuropathy?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Multiple...: If you have had a nerve conduction study and confirmed this diagnosis through this test then there multiple labs that can be ordered in order to find out the source: electrolytes, blood sugar, vitamin b 12, hepatitis, syphilis, HIV, inflammatory tests( sed rate for example), Lyme disease, among others that are a lot less common. Follow up with your doctor on this.

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