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... There is NO test to diagnose RSD for sure. It will never show up on an EMG,MRI or some of those other 3 letter tests. ... (3 replies)
... when you don't know what you're dealing with. As far as a test for RSD, there is none. ... (3 replies)
... Hi!, I am sorry to hear you are having so many problems. ... (8 replies)

How to DX RSd
Jan 16, 2005
... Well, the generally accepted main symptom of RSD is intense pain which is out of proportion to the initial injury. RSD is a malfuntion of your sympathetic nervous system which generally turns on when you have an injury to heal your body. ... (2 replies)
Need some help
Jan 12, 2003
... hi! I have RSD I got it from a wrist fracture 2 years ago. Is your carpal work related? ... (5 replies)
... and made my RSD come back full force and it's been downhill since then. ... (4 replies)
... With RSD and acute pain, it is so important to IMMEDIATELY provide treatment to reduce pain and enable healing to take place. Your doctor shouldn't have waited over a year to send you to a pain management doctor... ... (6 replies)
... patient ago I had skin biopsies done in a study to see if changes in nerve endings could be used to diagnose RSD. When they find out what is unique to RSD they'll be a step closer to finding a cure also. ... (2 replies)
... Karen basically said it all.. Its hard to dx.. Thats great if your dr just dx you that fast.. Sounds like he knows what he's talking about.. ... (3 replies)
... RSd can definately mimick a lot of the symptoms that are present with FMS. There isn't any definate test that can diagnose RSD, only a set of guidelines and a few qualitative tests to do. Someone with RSD can fail every single test and still have it, so it's very hard to diagnose. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Just because you don't have burning pain doesn't mean you don't have RSD. Not everyone has ALL the symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... It sounds like you've had all the "tests" for rsd, re the bone scan. There is NO test for rsd for pete sake! There are diagnostic tools but no test. ... (7 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 8, 2007
... You are right. There are no tests that can definitively diagnose RSD... ... (15 replies)
RSD or not?
Aug 1, 2012
... The doctor should be selling snake oil medicine. RSD can absolutely be caused by whiplash. The problem with most doctors is RSD is not easily seen on an Xray or MRI. If they can't see it they don't believe it is there. ... (5 replies)
... c doctor has referred me to a nerulogist because she suspects that I have Rsd. ... (6 replies)
... c doctor has referred me to a nerulogist because she suspects that I have Rsd. ... (6 replies)
... Hello and welcome, Tuna. I'm sad to hear you wife is in pain with no real help. ... (5 replies)
... can RSD minick Fibro? ... (5 replies)
... n my lower L leg and once in my R arm. The first one was from arthroscopic knee surgery and the second one is still unknown. Both times I was successfully able to break the cycle of pain and symptoms with the help of pain mgmt. I had lumbar sympathetic blocks for my leg and an epidural pain catheter placed for my arm. ... (24 replies)
... No test can diagnose RSD, but there are tests, the bone scan being one, that may support the diagnosis. ... (24 replies)

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