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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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Home Diagnostic Testing

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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
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Causes of Congenital Analgesia

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Congenital Analgesia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital Analgesia

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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 not only "bad" bacteria, but can 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. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, 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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