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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)
... to rule RSD out or in, but there are no definitive tests to diagnose RSD. ... (3 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)

... it's all to do with the symptoms. ... (4 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)
... Hi!, I am sorry to hear you are having so many problems. ... (8 replies)
... The stages of RSD is a debatable topic, but there are many good RSD websites that describe the stages. ... (8 replies)
... and made my RSD come back full force and it's been downhill since then. ... (4 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)
... The worst part of RSD is that there are no tests to accurately diagnose it yet. The doctors need to follow a certain set of criteria to diagnose this in people, and it can take some time for the doctor to relent to that conclusion. ... (6 replies)
... I've only had rsd since january, i have it in my left arm, from my elbow to my fingers. my cousin pushed me off a bed, fractured my radial in my elbow... i was in a full arm cast for 2 weeks, and when they took it off... ... (15 replies)
... a few months ago by my pain management Doctor, who in turn, referred me to a neurosurgeon. The Neuro Doc did a thorough examination of my Rt Foot, as I was having a flare up at that time. ... (15 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)
New Member
Jan 30, 2005
... Well glad to see that you've found us. It's never fun finding new members because that means that there's someone else out there with RSD, but we're glad to see everyone because not only can we help you, but you can help us as well. Definately a Pain doc is the best one to be seeing. ... (8 replies)
... I just wanted to welcome you too. It's really hard to diagnose RSD because there are no tests for it. I'm sure that the pain your husband is feeling could be other things besides RSD as well as possibly being RSD. Either way, I hope you find out soon. ... (6 replies)
... id pt with no improvement and then they tried coritisone shots, it is my belief that the second shot triggered or intensified the RSD. I was on fire and ice cold to the touch, color change, and pain that was worse then childbirth. ... (13 replies)
Bone Scan
Apr 30, 2007
... I have been told that there is no way to diagnose RSD. ... (11 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I've had RSD for 18 years..since I was 15. I think you might be describing an EMG...tests certain nerves in an area. ... (14 replies)
... There are websites about RSD and that can help you find doctors in your area. I'm apalled by how many pain doctors don't know about RSD. ... (8 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 8, 2007
... You are right. There are no tests that can definitively diagnose RSD... ... (15 replies)

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