Congenital Analgesia: Introduction
Congenital Analgesia: A rare congenital condition where a person has no pain sensation - the patient is unable to feel physical pain. Patients can be prone to severe injuries as they are unable to detect if they've been injured or have a broken bone.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Congenital Analgesia is available below.
Symptoms of Congenital Analgesia
- Frequent physical injuries
- Absent or reduced sense of smell
- Lack of pain sensation
- Inability to feel foreign objects in eye
- Mouth injuries are common
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symptoms of Congenital Analgesia
Treatments for Congenital Analgesia
- Treatment revolves around developing awareness of the condition and how to regularly monitor oneself for injury. Close monitoring is required especially during childhood to reduce the risk of accidental self-injury
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Congenital Analgesia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Congenital Analgesia?
Congenital Analgesia: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Congenital Analgesia:
- Severe injury may result due to inability to detect pain
- Deformed bones due to inability to feel pain from fractures and hence receive treatment
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Causes of Congenital Analgesia
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Congenital Analgesia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Congenital Analgesia
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some...read more »
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Congenital Analgesia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital Analgesia
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Congenital Analgesia: Rare Types
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