I’m not sure I belong in this group, but I check in occasionally. I’ve had weird symptoms for years, with no diagnosis. I thought for a while it might be spinal stenosis, but two MRIs said it wasn’t. I researched some more and thought it might be CIDP. Recently however, a thorough workup at a University-based Neurology clinic resulted in a diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy. The “weird symptoms” they said are an autonomic neuropathy, that is the same thing as my peripheral neuropathy, only affecting the autonomic nervous system. They wanted to call it diabetic neuropathy, but I went armed with proof that the peripheral neuropathy was well established and documented in 1994, and I had perfectly normal blood sugars going back to 1989. Then they said it was “idiopathic” neuropathy in 1994, but since I developed type II diabetes in 2003, that everything since then is due to the diabetes. That simply doesn’t make sense to me. My diabetes has been very well controlled since then, with a minimal dose of Glipizide but mostly with diet. My A1Cs hang around 6 all the time, and I have no sign of diabetic damage to my eyes or kidneys or circulatory system. So I know that I have peripheral and autonomic small fiber neuropathy, but as far as I am concerned, the cause is till a mystery. I have had this problem for at least 30 years. Come to think of it, I have been married for 30 years. Maybe my husband is the cause, LOL. I am 73 (will be 74 in June). I had esophageal cancer, diagnosed in 2005, and had an esophagectomy in 2006, and am still here to talk about it. I have been mentoring several esophageal cancer support sites for the last ten years, so it was not a great stretch to look for support sites for the neuropathy.