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Neuropathy

Neuropathy: Introduction

Neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the peripheral nervous system. See detailed information below for a list of 78 causes of Neuropathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Neuropathy:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Neuropathy. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Neuropathy

Home medical tests possibly related to Neuropathy:

Neuropathy: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Neuropathy, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Neuropathy Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Neuropathy may include:

  • No medical treatments now exist that can cure inherited peripheral neuropathy. However, there are therapies for many other forms. Any underlying condition is treated first, followed by symptomatic treatment
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Neuropathy: Animations

Medications or substances causing Neuropathy:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Neuropathy as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Neuropathy:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Neuropathy as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Ganciclovir and Videx interaction
  • Cytovene and Videx interaction
  • Vitrasert and Videx interaction
  • Ganciclovir and Didanosine interaction
  • Cytovene and Didanosine interaction
  • more interactions...»

Neuropathy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Neuropathy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Neuropathy

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Neuropathy: Deaths

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

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Misdiagnosis and Neuropathy

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Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be ...read more »

Underactive thryoid may be misdiagnosed as depression: Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is an endocrine gland disorder that is more common in women. It can mimic many diseases, including depression. The patient often has depressive type...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in...read more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can also occur with poor diabetic...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 misdiagnosis...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults....read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »

Neuropathy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Neuropathy

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Neuropathy: Related Rare Diseases

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Neuropathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Neuropathy:

Any pathology of the peripheral nerves
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Neuropathy

The list below shows some of the causes of Neuropathy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Neuropathy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Neuropathy. Of the 78 causes of Neuropathy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 72 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neuropathy:

The following list of conditions have 'Neuropathy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Neuropathy:

The following list of medical conditions have Neuropathy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Neuropathy Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Neuropathy based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Neuropathy:

    Medical Conditions associated with Neuropathy:

    Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Neuropathy:

    Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Tingling feet (54 causes), Tingling fingers (36 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Acute intermittent porphyria, Cerebellar ataxia (150 causes), Autosomal recessive, Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, Chemical poisoning, Cobalt poisoning, Colchicine toxicity, Complex 5 mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency, Diabetes (212 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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