ache in leg....was numbness

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I stsrted with pins n needles and numbness in my left leg about 8 months ago, have had NCS and mri on spine all ok.

Still get times of numbness as also twice on side of my face, felt very


Now I have for last week or so, had dull ache in leg and it feels tight at


I have been back to see my gp and ge has prescribed me amitriptyline

10mg to try as he said it is used to ease nerve pain. I was bit aprehensive

so checked with chemist and he said its low dose for nerve pain

So I am starting the tablets this evening...

Anyone any ideas or suggestions? Fed up of it all now.


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    I think u could have a scitac nerve, my father couldn't walk. He went to an acupuncture guy and fix him in 2 weeks. You can also get it in your arm. Try it, its worth it in the long run.
  • Posted

    Ask for vitamin b12 test. Look up neurological b12 deficiency symptoms. It is not a routine blood test and is often missed by drs

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