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373 Possible Causes for Flushing, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Flushing Transient flushing is also a common side effect of alcohol, particularly in heavy drinkers. It is due to acetaldehyde, the main breakdown product of alcohol.[dermnetnz.org] ALDH deficiency increases the levels of acetaldehyde formed in the body, leading to facial flushing, tachycardia and nausea.[esciencecentral.org] Asians, who have lower levels of ALDH, are more susceptible to toxic acetaldehyde effects (eg, flushing); the effects are similar to those of disulfiram, which inhibits ALDH[merckmanuals.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Signs/symptoms of Diabetic Ketoacidosis: [3] Deep, rapid breathing Fruity breath Dry skin and mouth Flushed face Nausea/vomiting Abdominal pain Hypoglycemia : Blood glucose[physio-pedia.com] Acetohexamide* 250 mg once/day–750 mg bid 12–24 h No longer available in US Chlorpropamide * 100 mg once/day–750 mg once/day 24–36 h Chlorpropamide : May cause hyponatremia and flushing[msdmanuals.com] The body tries to rid the blood of excess glucose by flushing it out of the system with increased urination.[labtestsonline.org]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody.[doi.org] Carcinoid tumors produce serotonin degradation products that lead to flushing, diarrhea, and breathing difficulty.[merckmanuals.com] .  Symptoms:  Episodes of flushing: hypotension and tachycardia (histamine and bradykinin)  Cutaneous venous teleangiectasia  Secretory diarrhoea (serotonin)  Cardiac[slideshare.net]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    peripheral neuropathy, and spinal degeneration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Supplementing is quick and incredibly safe; because B12 is a water-soluble vitamin, your body uses what you need and your kidneys simply flush away the rest, without any side[womenshealthmag.com] Other uncommon side effects include skin rash, hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and cardiac arrhythmias.[southerncross.co.nz]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    The neurological signs are often a progressive spastic paraparesis, cerebellar ataxia, polyneuropathy, and cognitive impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may have an increased heart rate, palpitations, profuse perspiration, chest-pain, a choking feeling, lightheadedness, nausea or a churning stomach, shivering chills, hot flushes[bumrungrad.com] “If you find that every time you have to be around other people your heart rate is accelerating and you feel kind of flushed and nauseous or something like that, then that[rd.com]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    In addition, non-inflammatory degenerative disease of the sensorimotor nerves (sensorimotor polyneuropathy) may advance to progressive deterioration (atrophy).[rarediseases.org] It helps flush out the toxins that have accumulated in your blood and kidneys.[searchhomeremedy.com] They then get flushed out with your pee. Chelation can be an important part of treatment. But the therapy can be dangerous, and it doesn’t work with all heavy metals.[m.webmd.com]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    […] of alcoholic polyneuropathy.[en.wikipedia.org] […] especially thiamine, are often helpful to suppress alcoholic neuropathy Many alcoholics suffer from vitamin B deficiency due to the fact that the water-soluble vitamins are flushed[cidpusa.org] […] especially thiamine, are often helpful to suppress alcoholic neuropathy Many alcoholics suffer from vitamin B deficiency due to the fact that water-soluble vitamins are flushed[healthclover.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    Tafamidis is a TTR stabilizer that is orally administered and, by interfering with amyloid fibril formation and deposition, is capable of slowing progression of TTR polyneuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All IRRs and drug-related flushing AEs were mild in severity and did not result in any discontinuations.[alnylam.com] Specifically, hereditary ATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy (hATTR-PN), also referred to as familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) is an inherited, progressive, life-threatening[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Ms Q is a 52-year-old woman who has had progressive polyneuropathy in the setting of diabetes for the past 8 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In clinical trials, only a few adverse effects have been reported - transient mild headache, flushing, dyspepsia, and some altered color vision.[health.am] […] extremities and by flaccid paralysis. progressive hypertrophic polyneuropathy Déjérine-Sottas disease.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Shortly after HSCT the patient developed progressive polyneuropathy of the lower legs and hypoesthesia. Five months later a severe dementia followed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other adverse effects include: aseptic meningitis, rigors, myalgias, flushing, fluid overload with edema or congestive heart failure, renal insufficiency (presumably due to[dx.doi.org] We report a 58-year-old woman with DADS that progressed to a severe case of classic CIDP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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