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Manage your Mononeuritis Multiplex

About:


Mononeuritis multiplex is a disorder of the nervous system that can cause a loss of sense and motor ability in at least two areas of the body.


In the period 1990–2005, 830 new cases of Motor Neuron Disease were identified in the United States[1]


- Lab Tests or Imaging required
- Chronic, may last for a long time
- Treatable by a Medical Professional


Mononeuritis is caused due to damage to the peripheral nervous system, which includes parts other than the brain and spinal cord. It may be caused due a disease like polyarteritis nodosa, Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis, or Lupus.


Treatment


Symptoms:


Symptoms greatly vary due to the extent of nerve damage. They may include:
- One or more limbs becomes frail
- Loss of sensation in one or more areas of the body
- Incontinence
- Paralysis of a part of the body
- Tingling or discomfort


Self-care:


Treatment involves addressing the illness that causes the problem, controlling symptoms, and practicing therapies to aid your swift recovery.
- An occupational therapist may suggest you plan exercises to regain your motor skills and strengthen your muscles
- Orthopaedic aids like wheelchair, braces etc. may help your movement


Medication:
Medications like anticonvulsants and antidepressants may help you in pain management.


Specialists:
Mononeuritis Multiplex can be effectively managed through correct medications and therapies. Your doctor may suggest you a combination of drugs and exercises to aid speedy recovery. Our doctors at mfine will help you by providing professional guidance at various stages of your treatment for all aspects of healthcare.

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