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Congenital Analgesia

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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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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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
  • more complications...»

Causes of Congenital Analgesia

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Congenital Analgesia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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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More information about Congenital Analgesia

  1. Congenital Analgesia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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