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DDx pain Symptoms:stiffness-spine back&neck, hyperaesthesia, Allodynia, Paraesthesia, 9/10 pain Findings:Undissipated Central canal, few overactive reflexs

DDx pain Symptoms:stiffness-spine back&neck, hyperaesthesia, Allodynia, Paraesthesia, 9/10 pain Findings:Undissipated Central canal, few overactive reflexs

Several possibilitie: Your history is not entirely clear. I am assuming that the stiffness is only in the neck? Or the entire spine? Is there a history of fever? If so meningitis should be in the differential. Also, where are the hyperesthesia, allodynia and parresthesia complaints present? I am assuming in the limbs limbs possibly. If so, central nervous conditions should be entertaihed such as MS or T myelitis.

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What are some common pathogenic causes of allodynia?

What are some common pathogenic causes of allodynia?

Hopefully the link: Below would help. Excessive bruising or traumatic injury to a body part may contribute to allodynia. Http://chronicfatigue. About. Com/od/glossary/g/allodynia. Htm.

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Can you have allodynia as well as hyperalgesia?

Can you have allodynia as well as hyperalgesia?

ALLODYNIA/HYPERALGES: Theorotically it is possible for both to co exist but these are two distinct conditions with different etiologies and it is not so common to see them in same person. Allodynia is feature of painful conditions like neuropathies, complex regional pain syndromes, post herpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia and migraine and hyperalgesia is pain limited to viscera with different etiology.

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What are the techniques for managing allodynia?

What are the techniques for managing allodynia?

Pain sensitivity: Pain that occurs from a stimulus that ordinarily does not provoke pain is called allodynia. This can occur from nerve stimulation from injury. If the source of the nerve pathway problem is found, then nerve blocks done soon after the onset of the disorder might have a better chance in reducing the pain. Some newer medications that are not narcotics have been found by neurologists to help.

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Which tests would u recommend to ddx? Hist: 2 yr cond. (9/10 daily pain, Para + Hyperaesthesia, Allodynia&episodes of 10/10 pain+intermittent back spasms

Which tests would u recommend to ddx? Hist: 2 yr cond. (9/10 daily pain, Para + Hyperaesthesia, Allodynia&episodes of 10/10 pain+intermittent back spasms

Deficiencies: Deficiencies of magnesium, calcium and potassium come to mind. B12 deficiencies cause neuropathy but not muscular spasms. I assume a complete history and physical examination have been done. Less common entities would be toxic substances, porphyria. Consider consulting a neurologist.

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What should I do if I have nerve pain in my hand and wrist, what is allodynia?

What should I do if I have nerve pain in my hand and wrist, what is allodynia?

See PMS: See pain management specialist for further investigation. The more chronic is neuropathic pain the more refractory it is. When a stimulus that normally is not painful (such as light touch) causes pain, the condition is called allodynia.

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Can you get opiate induced allodynia, numbness, changing of neuropathic pain from one recreational dose of opium? Took 2 weeks ago, will it pass?

Not aware of such: There is such a thing as opiate induced HYPERalgesia which is paradoxical increase in pain sensations or sensitivity, however, I'm only aware of this through LONG TERM use of opiates. I'm unaware of a 1 time recreational dose causing the phenomenon. I'd first check to see if other mechanisms aren't at work since you have known pathology for the problem. Appointment? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi

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What are causes of allodynia localized at inner side of fingers and fingertips? And tingling and electric-like sensations at hands/fingers?

What are causes of allodynia localized at inner side of fingers and fingertips? And tingling and electric-like sensations at hands/fingers?

Carpel tunnel: Although there are other potential causes, the more common one would be carpel tunnel syndrome. Consult an orthopedist.

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DDX pain stiffness (spine, back&neck), Para+Hyperaesthesia, Allodynia, 9/10pain, episodes of 10/10 pain+intermittent back spasm find:diolated central canal

More information: I would need more information of radiological results but your symptoms are quite intense and I would hope you have an orthopedic spine specialist on board with your case. Your question is bit unclear too.

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Six weeks post TLIF and developed moderate allodynia on top of foot. Is this CNS or PNS nerve damage? Is regeneration possible? If so, how long?

Six weeks post TLIF and developed moderate allodynia on top of foot. Is this CNS or PNS nerve damage? Is regeneration possible? If so, how long?

Can improve: Painful sensory changes in the lower extremity following back surgery are likely manifestation of stretching of the nerve root. This is a condition known as neuropraxia. This can improve, and may take up towards 12 to 18 months. Beyond that, improvement is not likely. Medications like Neurontin (gabapentin) may help minimize painful sensations. Certainly you should discuss with your surgeon.

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35 yr-old started with paresthesias 4 yrs ago, that generalized to include autonomic symptoms and gastroparesis, looking for effective treatment.....?

35 yr-old started with paresthesias 4 yrs ago, that generalized to include autonomic symptoms and gastroparesis, looking for effective treatment.....?

Neuro exam?: Interesting case, but I'd like to know about her neuro exam. By the history, her symptoms haven't progressed in a length-dependent manner (especially given the facial sensory involvement) and this points me toward a sensory neuronopathy aka sensory ganglionopathy. These patients would be expected to have proprioceptive impairment-- if she is still a dance instructor, I doubt her proprioception is impaired. If her neuro exam and nerve conduction study are truly normal, I suspect any additional testing will be normal as well.

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I think I may have adhd, found some symptoms in wikipedia. Is there any checklist or signs that I can check at home? Thanks!

I think I may have adhd, found some symptoms in wikipedia. Is there any checklist or signs that I can check at home? Thanks!

See specialist: Symptoms of adhd may be caused by many different conditions which affect attention, impulsivity and concentration. In order to be properly diagnosed and get effective treatment, you would need to be seen by a specialist (adhd trained psychologist or psychiatrist)

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Doc suspects SLE or AIH. Can u help prepare a checklist before visiting Rheum for symptoms of SLE and AIH, bloodworks & questions he may ask me?

Doc suspects SLE or AIH. Can u help prepare a checklist before visiting Rheum for symptoms of SLE and AIH, bloodworks & questions he may ask me?

See details.: The distinction should not be all that difficult. Lupus is not assoctiated with liver inflammation. If AIH is suspected, a liver biopsy should confirm the diagnosis. Also, certain autoantibodies can differentiate. Forget the ANA, it is positive in both diseases.

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How do I create a personalized checklist? The link directs me to this question creator. What do I do?

Hello: I believe that the physicians/ pharmacists/dentists create the personalized checklists. They are then available for people to read. Take care.

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What are the preparations and checklist to get pregnant?

What are the preparations and checklist to get pregnant?

Health Check: Start prenatal vitamins Genetic history of parents. If Positive, genetic counseling prior to conception Healthy pre-pregnancy weight, Exercise Routine stop smoking, alcohol and recreational drugs Menstrual calendar Medical Problem checklist such as Diabetes Mellitus or High Blood Pressure. Make sure your medications are safe for pregnancy. If Diabetic, make sure your blood sugar is normal.

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