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... minutes with a neurologist at the mayo clinic and she suspected small fiber neuropathy and had a thermoregulatory sweat test done wlhich confirmed it. Getting the dx was a big relief!! ... (8 replies)
... Hello all. I have been told that my problems "could be" small fiber neuropathy but not enough syudies have been done on this. In all my research it usually affects the limbs. All my problems are in the front torso and sides. ... (2 replies)
... so sorry that you are having to go through this. I was in your shoes just 8 years ago but I was 38 years old. It took me almost two years to get a diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy. I went through 5 neurologist before I found the one that knew exactly what I was talking about. ... (13 replies)

... As hard as it is we have to try to keep it up, because a long term disability for SFN sufferers is the muscular atrophy secondary to inactivity. ... (34 replies)
... If you do not have a diagnosis of SFN then you really should get the dx if nothing else but for disability if someday you are needing it. But also if something is underlying they can correct it. Like Stargrave said earlier they are truely the lucky ones. ... (34 replies)
... specific test if you have demylienating neuropathy anyway. The meds used to treat the symptoms of pain, burning, itching, etc. are the same with any type of neuropathy. ... (34 replies)
... Hi Tinabb - So sorry you have joined the SFN club. That must have been a rough 5 yrs not having a diagnosis. SFN can vary so much with individuals--some people work (for many years with SFN), others don't. You don't say what is bothering you the most, whether it is the pain, the numbness, or something else, and also what type of work you do. I hope now that you are... (34 replies)
... was serious about getting help and finding a diagnosis. An already long story short, I found a neurologists who ran a number of tests on me and found that I had Small Fiber Neuropathy. This diagnosis explained every symptom I have but more importantly I was able to finally put a name with my pain. ... (11 replies)
... and in constant pain. She had not worked in about 20 years but the guy was still working and doing every little thing he could. He was trying to get on disability but was turned down of course and so he keeps working any odd job that he can. I think the key difference between these two was attitude. ... (110 replies)
... relatively new to this board Sheila but I have read some of your posts. I am so glad you are getting the prescriptions you need paid for and I hope you are on a disability pension from the military as well. I live in Canada, but you are the reason we are all enjoying the lives we have, no matter if it is Canada or the USA. ... (110 replies)
... evaluated my claim and I now have disability for SFN and will be able to get my meds from them. I am doing ok. Some days are better than others. Mornings tend to be worse for me. ... (110 replies)
... Sorry I haven't posted for a while. So, here's what's going on with me.....I got my VA disability rating back and get this.... ... (106 replies)
... A couple other things to remember, you are protected by FMLA for 12 weeks and possibly the americans with disability act. ... (10 replies)
... ipefitter in California and started my apprentice training in 1978 and got in 25 years before being forced into retirement early by this terrible thing they call small fiber neuropathy. I think my situation was or is a little better as my wife HAD a good job when it hit me but unfortunately she doesn't now. ... (5 replies)
... I'm not a medical practioner of any sort, but I have lived with these symptoms you stated for over 9 years now, since I was 17. The beginning stages of this "disease" were quite complex and in terms of pain, quite severe. But slowly some of these symptoms disappeared, some stayed for good, and some come and go. Anyhow, its interesting you mention you have worked in a... (6 replies)
... I finally received a diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy due to an unidentifiable antibody. Anyone heard that one before? ... (6 replies)
Disability
Aug 12, 2003
... I have been given a diagnosis so far of idiopathic small fiber peripheral neuropathy. This is a very painful and frusturating disease. ... (1 replies)
... ts. You described it perfectly it is either way intense pain or awful pain every day. Sometimes it varies during the day, but it never goes away. My diagnosis is small fiber peripheral neuropathy. They really don't know why I have it either, other than there was an indication of an antibody in my system. ... (5 replies)




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