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The distinctive CRPS symptoms will help your doctor determine if you have the syndrome. Pain may be the first sign that that an injury or trauma has caused the disorder, which appears to be the result of malfunctioning nervous and immune systems. You may be diagnosed with Type I CRPS (does not normally have evidence of nerve cell damage) or Type II (identified nerve damage). The syndrome’s pain varies by individual but is often described as cold, burning, deep or aching. CRPS pain symptoms appear in greater intensity than might be expected with an original injury and continue after injury healing. Moderate to extreme pain may be accompanied or followed by these symptoms:
- Skin temperature and color changes
- Abnormal hair and nail growth
- Hypersensitivity to touch
- Increased sweating in the affected area
- Motor control problems
- Loss of range of motion
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Symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Anyone can be affected by the symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, though it is seen more commonly in women and is increasing among young people. Men, women and even children experience the debilitating suffering of this chronic pain condition. The characteristic symptoms from CRPS can vary in intensity throughout the course of the syndrome. Pain may come and go, but it also may travel into neighboring areas of the body. An affected limb may begin to exhibit increasing weakness. In certain cases, patients may suffer Complex Regional Pain Syndrome paralysis of a leg or arm. Contact GorenLaw if you have been diagnosed with CRPS as a result of the negligence of others.