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... tive, then you could have SFN because it only affects the small fibers and this doesn't show up on that test. Tricylic antidepressants, like Cymbalta, often help neuropathy pain and really don't relate to whether you are depressed or not. ... (6 replies)
CIDP - new member
Oct 27, 2008
... physical therapy which I did faithfully. After awhile, since this was doing no good, he referred me to a neurologist. She did some tests and said i had definite neuropathy in both legs and CIDP, which is a chronic form of the GBS. ... (4 replies)
... get CIDP. I am recovering from GBS, it comes on fast and strong. It does not always lead to paralysis but can if not diagnosed properly and treated immediately. CIDP comes on slowly. It has many varying symptoms that can come and go, this is part of the reason it is misdiagnosed so often. ... (30 replies)

... I have heard that this type of neuropathy can come and go like you describe, often with long periods of remission. You may want to google CIDP. ... (21 replies)
Jul 18, 2005
... I have had CIDP for 26 years. ... (4 replies)
... I have nonsystemic vascultic, small fiber neuropathy and auto immune neuropathy. ... (1 replies)
... yrs old and is suffering with neuropathy.The doctors here have been unable to decide whether this is CIDP or HMSN.Can anybody tell me about a hospital where they specialise in Paediatric Neurology so that I can send the reports over and get this confirmation. ... (4 replies)
... Cidp...Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Poly Neuropathy.. Is caused by the T-Cells attacking the Myelin Sheath in the spinal cord causing this form of Neuropathy. The Lumbar Puncture is the Gold standard for diagnosis on this as an elevated serum protein count is the giveaway here. What is the Protein, well i searched high and low to find this and what i found is as the... (4 replies)
Jul 16, 2005
... u don't mind me asking, I'm getting weird symptoms also and Bad burning in thighs and feet and now hands and my legs and feet feel numbish..very weird!!! I think cidp is like guillan barre right? ... (4 replies)
... so did the constipation problem become worse. Both symptoms came on as gradually as the neuropathy and eventually I discovered the Mag Orxide as a solution for the latter. My primary agreed that it was much better than taking lax. ... (3 replies)
... Ms and neuropathy are different in that MS is the T-cells attacking the brain or spinal cord Myelin Sheath coating and hence causing the symptoms.An MRI and Spinal Tap can confirm this.Where as Neuropathy has many causes Diabete's (high blood sugar or high insulin levels), toxic chemicals, compression, autoimmune (mmn,cidp) and this is confirmed by blood and nerve testing.The... (6 replies)
... m of Guillame Barre...It is no longer considered so. Many chronic neuropathies, either genetic, autoimmune or related to other chronic diseases are also in the CIDP category. ... (6 replies)
... Hi everyone - I have had CIDP for 26 years (I'm only 32 years old). Yes, it is possible to live a long time with this disease. This type of neuropathy is fairly rare (something like 1:200,000 have it). My original treatments (11 years) consisted of high dose prednisone & Imuran. Dr weaned me from these and placed me on high dose IVIG, that worked for awhile, then I began to... (8 replies)
... Is CIDP always Gulliane Barr? ... (30 replies)
... Long Journey, I would ask the neuro to consider something called CIDP. It is rare and sometimes misdiagnosed for many years. It is a managable syndrome and you seem to have alot of the symptoms. He would do a Lumbar Puncture to check the protein levels in your spinal fluid and do an EMG/NCV. Where do you live? Maybe I could direct you to a neuro that has dealt with... (30 replies)
... IDP. GB often occurs after some other illness, progresses quickly, can be completely debilitating in the short term, but usually ends up with complete recovery. CIDP is a sort of chronic version of GB but progresses more slowly and there is little known about the long term prognosis. Treatments are available to moderate it. ... (11 replies)
... Hi vikash, maybe if you contact the John Hopkins hospital or the Mayo clinic, they may be able to direct you in the right direction, neuropathy is a specialized field of neurology, i know both these places have neuro's that are well versed in neuropathy, sorry i can't be more helpfull. ... (4 replies)
... athy.If after all these test come back and they are negative for Neuropathy, MS and spinal compression and blood test are normal then to find out for sure if its CIDP or MMN is to have a spinal tap done. They check about 10 different perameters but the tell tell sign is elevated ''protein count'' in the fluid..... ... (8 replies)
... as a source of Neuropathy. This is an auto immune Neuropathy and is always determined by the ''high protein count'' in the spinal fluid......... ... (1 replies)
... think that I am relapsing due my pregnancy, I am 29 weeks pregnant, so any therapy is pretty much out of the picture. I feel fatigue but who knows if it is the neuropathy or the baby. The numbness never really got to me but this pain is horrible. Have you ever felt anything like it? ... (30 replies)

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