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Again, PLEASE call/email Dr.Richard Burt, Chairman of Immunology Dept of Northwestern University Feinberg Med Center in Chicago. He has been curing (my word, not his) CIDP for several years. My son and 2 others I know have been years with no more…Continue
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.
Hello Everyone!Just joined this site and am so happy to have found it. My husband was diagnosed with CIDP in 2012. I am wondering if anyone has ever had issues with a low body temperature (94'/95'), chills, shaking ? He does have an appointment…Continue
Quite by accident I found an exercise that strengthened my lower body. We are remodeling my house and the path to my closet is blocked. I have had to walk on my knees across the bed to the closet. After about a week, I noticed my hips and…Continue
Ok my first attempt st a post, it won't be longand rambling. Just curious, how can one be completely numb and at the same time feel so much pain? I know my body l/brain is confused but really?Continue
For the past 10-15 years, I've seemed to own the market on "weird" symptoms. It starts out that some weird symptom occurs, I tell myself I'm crazy after scouring the internet for an article with that symptom in it, and then push it to the back of…Continue
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