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    SCI Nurse-AD symptoms change

    Good afternoon,

    The sensation of chilled/sweating There's been a change in my pattern of dysreflexia sweating much of the time. Bowel care used to cause head and neck sweating, along with my chest, upper back, and shoulder blade region. Now, still my back, and upper chest, but my face and neck stay dry, even during digital stim. Blood pressure elevates as always.

    Like my ever worsening pains, it's not a symptom of an ascending searing, as my MRIs don't show my little upwards syrinx growing or anything.

    Sensation of sweating on my back can be there with high blood pressure, normal blood pressure, even low blood pressure.

    A medical mystery.

    Thank you.
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    Alan

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    What do you want to know?
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    Do you have any idea what could be the cause of the change in dysreflexia symptoms?

    Thank you.
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    Everyone's body changes over time. This could be a part of that. Do you have any other symptoms of AD when you are not doing your bowel program?

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    My pack, shoulder blade area particularly, will feel chilled/sweaty, but that is always accompanied by elevated high blood pressure. My PP could be 85/60, or 155/95, with the same feeling (the low BP is without Nitro-Bid.)

    Another medical mystery like the ever worsening central pains with no cause seen on MRI, perhaps?

    Thank you, as always, for your help..
    Alan

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