Large fiber axonal neuropathy

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What is large fiber axonal neuropathy?

Large fiber axonal neuropathy is one type of peripheral neuropathy. The large fiber nerves are responsible for the sensation for vibration and proprioception. Characteristics of large fiber axonal neuropathy is impaired or absent sensation of vibration, weakness, and a feeling of pins and needles.

Common symptoms reported by people with large fiber axonal 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 large fiber axonal neuropathy

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

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 11

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from large fiber axonal neuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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