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Just the Stats:
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare neurological disorder that affects peripheral nerves. Symptoms range from weakness to paralysis, mild loss of feeling to total numbness, and no nerve pain to significant nerve pain.
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) disorder is also sometimes called chronic relapsing polyneuropathy, is caused by damage to the myelin sheath (the fatty covering that wraps around and protects nerve fibers) of the peripheral nerves. Although it can occur at any age and in both genders, CIDP is more common in young adults, and in men more so than women. It often presents with symptoms that include tingling or numbness (beginning in the toes and fingers), weakness of the arms and legs, loss of deep tendon reflexes (areflexia), fatigue, and abnormal sensations. CIDP is closely related to Guillain-Barre syndrome and it is considered the chronic counterpart of that acute disease.
Hi! I started my first ivig treatment in october. I spent five days at the hospital that time and then I cam back three weeks ago and got another three doses. On wednesday this week I came in for treatment round three. I got double dosage days one…Continue
A great article that covers SO much about IvIgG.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mus.24526/pdfIt is encouraging to read that science is working the CIDP/MMM/GBS…Continue
Hi!I was wondering if anyone would be able to share any experiences with me?My mum has CIDP and has a ankle-foot orthoses (splint) but does not use it. I was wondering if this is common and if you do wear an orthoses what type (insole, splints,…Continue
they all say it takes time to go into remission my wife has not stood for over 7 months except for a short period of slight arm and leg movement she has been paralyzed from the neck down for over 7 months went off the resperater 4 months ago and 2…Continue
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