Cidp

CIDP (chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy) is a rare neurological illness in which nerves are inflamed and destroyed, resulting in muscle weakness, paralysis, and impaired motor function, typically in the arms and legs.

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What could cause pinching in my legs?

Query: Hello doctor, My symptoms began a month ago with pinching in my legs, which spreads to the rest of my body. It was a mild feeling of pins and needles, burning, and itching. I also felt muscle weakness, especially in my arms, as well as overall fatigue. I had blood tests that revealed that my vitami...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and explain that your symptoms are not suggestive of ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The tingling sensation is not an ALS; it does not have sensitivity disorders. But, I would recommend performing nerve conduction studies to investigate...  Read Full »

What are the chances of GBS recurring?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend suffers¬†from a very rare disorder called GBS (Guillain-Barre syndrome). Initially, she was attacked by the virus three years back and was treated successfully. Now, it has relapsed before two days. I want to ask how this is going to affect our future married life. Is there...  Read Full »


Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question with care and understood your concern. As per theory, between 5% and 10% of patients with typical GBS (Guillain-Barre syndrome) have one or more late relapse. Such cases are then classified as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CI...  Read Full »

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