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What can you tell me about congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis?

What can you tell me about congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis?

Very rare: A genetic mutation that leads to increase risk of both heat injury due to inability to sweat and cool oneself and the lack of protective reflexes due to pain. I reviewed these article that may help you with more of your questions http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3371914/ http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/congenital-insensitivity-to-pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of congenital insensitivity to pain?

What are the symptoms of congenital insensitivity to pain?

Pain: Is a rare condition in which the person does not feel physical pain and has a genetic predisposition . Patients can still feel if somebody is touching them and they have no physical abnormalities . Consult with a neurologist for more information ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of congenital insensitivity to pain?

2 types:: There are generally 2 types of non-response exhibited in cip: 1. Insensitivity to pain: painful stimulus is not even perceived: a patient cannot describe the intensity or type of pain. 2. Indifference to pain: a patient can perceive the stimulus, but lacks an appropriate response: they will not flinch or withdraw when exposed to pain. Cognition and sensation are normal! ...Read more

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What is the difference between congenital insensitivity to pain & congenital indifference to pain?

What is the difference between congenital insensitivity to pain & congenital indifference to pain?

Difference: An insensitivity would mean that the person does not actually feel the pain. An indifference would mean that the person can feel pain, but doesn't seem to care. They could be due to several factors but can be dangerous if the person doesn't respond appropriately to pain. Pain is a warning that something is wrong! ...Read more

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What is anhidrosis (also called hypohidrosis)?

What is anhidrosis (also called hypohidrosis)?

Anhidrosis: Is diminished sweating in response to stimuli, leading to hyperthermia. Some causes are Medications such as Anticholinergic drugs, Physical agents such as Tumors, Skin diseases, Neuropathic such as MS or Alcoholism. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gluten insensitivity?

What is the definition or description of: gluten insensitivity?

Intolerance or more?: Gluten intolerance (about 10% of people) may cause bloating, diarrhea, nonspecific complaints. Celiac disease, among its many manifestations may result in diarrhea. In the latter, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food--best & most enduring fix being to avoid eating gluten. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for gluten insensitivity?

What's the treatment for gluten insensitivity?

Avoid gluten: 6 percent of the u.S population has gluten sensitivity. 1 percent has celiac. There is no objective test to prove gluten sensitivity. If one cuts out gluten, they should feel fine if he or she is gluten sensitive. Celiac on the other hand can be confirmed by endoscopy and/or blood tests. If you have any suspicion of this you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Anhidrosis is curable or not?

Anhidrosis is curable or not?

No: If you were born without sweat glands, we aren't going to make your grow them. We cure infectious and surgical diseases; most other disease we manage. If this is a newborn, a check for fabry's might be in order. New anhidrosis over an area may be acquired, famously in nerve injury or compromise by tumor. Athletes with anhidrosis may have friends throw cold water on them. Thanks for asking. ...Read more