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 itch (or ...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...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.
The digestive system contains a variety of ...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 not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut.
This...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. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...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...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 other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or ...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...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 malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of
celiac disease)...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...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the...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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