CRPS/RSD has a very distinct look to it. I was on track for CRPS but they held off on the diagnosis because it “wasn’t bad enough.” CRPS is one of the top 5 most painful conditions and most people die from suicide and/or opioid overdose trying to control the pain. If the area isn’t red and hairless, I’m not sure I’d call it CRPS. It’s
My understanding that you can’t really have mild CRPS. It’s either all or nothing unless you’re improved from taking hard meds like ketamine. To the same point, it’s a poorly understood issue and I’m sure anything is possible.
Interesting what you say about your bowels. I have a similar issue when I eat too much. Something like thanksgiving etc. If I get really full my pains doubles or triples. I always assumed it was because the stomach is increasing the tension on the nerves.