Arachnoiditis

About- Arachnoiditis is a pain disorder caused by the inflammation of the arachnoid, one of the membranes known as meninges that surround and protect the nerves of the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord.

Symptoms-
 Intense pain in the injured area including the lower back, legs, buttocks, or feet
 Pain may feel like an electric shock or a burning sensation and may radiate across the back and legs
 Balance disorder
Bladder or bowel problems
Crawling sensation on the skin
Depression
Dizziness
Fatigue
Hearing problems
Inability to sweat normally (anhidrosis)
Joint pain
Muscle cramps or spasms
Nausea and Vomiting
Numbness, tingling, or a pins-and-needles feeling
Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
Severe headaches
Sexual dysfunction
Trouble sleeping
Trouble walking
Vision problems
Weakness 

Causes-

 Spinal cord injury
 Injury or complications during spinal surgery
Epidural steroid injections are used to treat disk problems and other causes of back pain
Epidural anesthesia, which is often used during labor and delivery
Epidural disc prolapse
Spinal tap (lumbar puncture)
Bleeding in the spine due to injury or surgery
Chemotherapy drugs, that are injected into the spine
Myelogram, an imaging test
Disk prolapse occurs when the inner part of a disk in your spinal cord bulges out
 Meningitis
Tuberculosis
Repeat manipulation during catheter or leads insertion. 

Specialist to Visit

 Neurologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://rarediseases.org 

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