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Is it possible to mis diagnose neuropathy for something

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is it possible to mis diagnose neuropathy for something different, or worse? what could possibilities be if not?

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This is entirely possible. While you have not given any information on your specific issue or time frame the best thing to do if you are concerned that the diagnosis you have received is not correct is to obtain another opinion.
At this point I think the best thing you can do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.
If you could tell me what large city you live near and how far it would be possible for you to travel in seeking treatment I would be happy to give you some names. Of course, you could also ask friends and associates or check the internet yourself. Let me know what you would like to do.
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Your other questions posted the same day as this one are locked and I can't access them.
I'd be happy to answer them for you, just post them to the medicine thread and ask for Dr. Rick.
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