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Congenital Insensitivity to Pain

Congenital Insensitivity to Pain: Introduction

Congenital Insensitivity to Pain: 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 Insensitivity to Pain is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital Insensitivity to Pain

  • Frequent physical injuries
  • Absent or reduced sense of smell
  • Lack of pain sensation
  • Inability to feel foreign objects in eye
  • Mouth injuries are common
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Congenital Insensitivity to Pain

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Congenital Insensitivity to Pain: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Congenital Insensitivity to Pain:

  • 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 Insensitivity to Pain

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Congenital Insensitivity to Pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital Insensitivity to Pain

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 more »

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Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the 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, but migraines can also occur in 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 more »

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More information about Congenital Insensitivity to Pain

  1. Congenital Insensitivity to Pain: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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