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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can autonomic neuropathy really be idiopathic ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Yes it is: There is no obvious cause other than diabetes. So when it occurs in the absence of diabetes, it is called idiopathic.
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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Idiopathic sply means that we do not know the cause. The science may find a cause in future. Sometimes a patient diagnosed as idiopathic may develop conditions like diabetes several years after neuropathy was diagnosed.
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