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A 25-year-old male asked:

my doctor said today i was borderline for autonomic neuropathy he said it was rite on the border line but he would not worry about it? what to think?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
NEUROPATHY: That either your sympathetic or parasympathetic nervous system is affected by neuropathy and must not be serious for you to worry.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What is autonomic neuropathy?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Autonomic neurop: It is a neuropathy with symptoms caused by the autonomous nervous system manifested with vasospasm, changes in blood pressure like orthostasis or sudden changes in blood pressure, pallor, rubor, increase sweat or , warmth or cold in an specific localized área of the body. Common in diabetics.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What exactly is autonomic neuropathy?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Autonomic neuropathy: Autonomic neuropathy is a disorder that affects the autonomic nervous system, parasympathetic and/or sympathetic, which controls involuntary body functions. It can cause abnormal involuntary functions of the heart, blood vessels, sweat glands, or digestive system. autonomic neuropathy can be a complication of a number of diseases, including diabetes, or a side effect of some medications.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Does autonomic neuropathy go away?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David True
Rheumatology 24 years experience
Neuropathy: Unfortunately it would be very unlikely for autonomic neuropathy to resolve.
Oakland Gardens, NY
A 25-year-old male asked:

Is there always a cause for autonomic neuropathy ?

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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
No: Sometimes there is no known cause. We call it idiopathic neuropathy.
Los Angeles, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

What's the difference between autonomic neuropathy and pots?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
HR and BP.: Autonomic neuropathy is characterized by a large fall in blood pressure and a small rise in hr with standing. Pots is characterized by a large rise in hr and minimal change in BP with the same maneuver. Pots is more often seen in younger adults. Paxil (paroxetine) may contribute to symptoms of orthostasis.

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