Proximal neuropathy

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What is proximal neuropathy?

Proximal neuropathy is characterized as a peripheral nerve condition that involves nerve damage, decreased sensation, and pain to thighs, hips, buttocks and legs.

Common symptoms reported by people with proximal neuropathy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with proximal neuropathy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Duragesic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
proximal neuropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Provigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with proximal neuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with proximal neuropathy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Duragesic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dizziness headaches 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
proximal neuropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Provigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with proximal neuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has proximal neuropathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 5
40s 5
50s 10
60s 4
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 20

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from proximal neuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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