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Neuropathic Pain

Also known as Nerve Conduction Studies, Trapped Nerve

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  • Neuropathy on a 20 hr flight?

    Hello, My dad has neuropathy, specifically in his feet, and I wondered if anyone knew and tricks for flying for a 16+ hour flight? We will be flying from Cleveland, Ohio, USA to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Total time flying is around 25 hours but the long flight will be around 17 hours. I know …

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  • Small Fiber Neuropathy

    Hi all, Yesterday i was told i have SMN, Going to a expert clinic in Manchester in a few weeks to fully confirm it.  But my nero doctor said its not progressive however everything ive been finding (most usa sadly) is saying it is.  It started suddenly in my right hand about 7 years and …

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  • Gp. Nhs.had refused my pain specialist to treat me

    Hi I was meant to go into hospital on the 22nd Aug. For a trial in ketamine infusions . As after back surgery I was left with nerve damaged. And a drop foot . Have suffered chronic pain for 3years. My pain specialist phoned me at home to say my go will not allow me the treatment . And after a half …

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  • Seeking info, support, anything....

    I am going to apologize now for how long this is going to be.  Back in late Winter, early Spring 2016, I developed a pins and needles feeling in my feet.  I also felt like I was wearing a sock on my left foot that was not there.  The pins and needle feeling would come and go.  …

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  • What kind of arthritis would am EMG of my leg find?

    My hip has hurt for year, only the ortho Dr says not my hip as it doesn't hurt in groin area much. EMG was done. The Dr office called and left this message "Your results show arthritis and aggravation of L5". What does that mean? Where is the arthritis, hip or spine? What would …

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  • Nerve pain in hand and arm

    About 8 weeks ago had bad fall which has damaged nerves in arm & hand which is extremely sensitive to touch and quite immobile although physio advises and pushes me weekly. Currently having to  wear compression glove for swelling which seems to squash the nerves and constantly burning and …

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  • Severe tingling, burning + pain in both legs

    ​​ H​i everyone, I've been having severe tingling and pain in both my legs (toes, feet, calves and knees) for about seven months now. On running a few tests, I found six months ago that I was deficient in vitamins B12 and D, which was set right. The neurologist said my symptoms were due to …

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  • sometimes my penis and butt falls asleep

    Idk if this is normal or not but sometimes when I sit for an extended period of time my limbs fall asleep, especially my penis and my butt. I’m only 17 and this has been happening since I was younger. The numbness / pins and needles sensation goes away when I get up and move around. Could this be …

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  • Fatigue

    Hi, After 10 sessions of chemo ive been left with neuropathy. Im extremely tired all the time as well as feeling nauseous, are these normal symptoms?? Im struggling really bad and dont know where to turn

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  • despair

    injured October 2016, my arm was crushed in car door and bone broken. I have carpal tunnel syndrome nerve conduction test showed severe median nerve at reading of 5. The pain also goes up my arm into my chest shoulder and neck. I am afraid of pain worseing if I get a CPS decompression op,. I am on …

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  • Fed up with neuropathy

    Hi folks, I'm new to the forum and looking for a place that I can moan about my condition, and maybe pick up a few useful bits of advice. A year ago I noticed that the numbness and tingling in my hands and feet was more than the bad circulation I thought it had been previously. Within a couple …

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  • pain in bottom of feet right down below my small toe

    at night down the right side of my right foot and left side of my left foot pain starts I walk around the living room all night in annoying pain. I'm on ampetripine and they usually work but when the don't my life is hell. so can anybody help with something that can help. I asked the …

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  • Undiagnosed neuropathic pain

    Hello. I am 44 years old, male from Sweden. Otherwise healthy. Since October 2015 I've had nerve pain, most severe in my feet, but also in my face and lower back. I've had 4 neurological investigations (with EMG, nerve conduction studies and thermal thresholds), seen 7 neurologists and …

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  • does my neuropathy got bad?

    hi -please excuse my english- about 2 years ago  i had an accident, i was fine 2 weeks after i started having tingles and numb over my whole legs many times in one day and extremely lower back pain, i was living in a small town theres no big hospital, so when i got to a small clinic they just …

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  • Nerve pain for head to toe

    Hello, I’ve been living in hell for 7 months and I’m over it... I’ve had every test on my body except a brain and spine MRI which I’m on a long wait list for...Canada...  I have pain in so many parts of my body and either nothing helps or the pain meds (Naproxen) or (ibuprofen) make my …

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  • Why is the pain so much worse at night?!!

    I have been a Type II Diabetic for over ten years.  Three years ago I started getting sharp pains in my toes...  And then the condition has steadily worsened.  Both nerves for both feet are affected so I have pain on the soles of my feet and, much worsely - burning, shooting pain on …

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  • why can't i walk

    I need some help. So I've been going to internal medicine and podiatry doctors for several weeks now trying to get this neuropathy under control. I'm now on gabapentin 300 milligrams at night. I know other people who have neuropathy but none who are like me. I can hardly walk. I …

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  • Extremely bad head zaps

    Just over 2 weeks ago I started getting cold symptoms, after 3 days I was left with just an extremely sore/stiff neck. I did not have a headache but the base of my skull would hurt so badly that behind my ear up on my head would feel numb and tingly. A few days later I felt what I thought was a …

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  • Ulnar pain for years, worsening in warm conditions

    Hi, i'm desperately seeking your help as my Doctors are not able to find proper solution (although they were dedicated!). My main symptom, in short, ist ulnar pain. The pain itself is located around the Pinky Fingers (both sides) and the elbows up mostly pain free. The pain started to slowly …

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  • Swollen foot

    Hi just finished chemo 4 weeks ago and had a full hysterectomy 6 months for ovarian cancer now I'm left with heavy feet and swollen any advice of treatment . I've tried steeping them in radox and Epson salt no joy

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  • Nerve pain in arm, inconclusive

    So my mother (aged 43 if that helps) has recently come down with arm pain between her shoulder and elbow. This began overnight and she has since had no relief from it for the past few weeks. She has seen the doctor quite a few times, been prescribed codeine, paracetamol and another more advanced …

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  • Nearly 6 months of symptoms update!!

    Hi everyone , So I haven't posts in a few months just been dealing with my symptoms the medical system has been a let down..anyway so back in January my symptoms started suddenly,it sounds weird but this all started after having a shower I came out and my body was tingling/buzzing all over the …

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  • Neuropathy in my leg

    I had back surgery ( laminectomy) in Feb. because I had pain going down my shin into my foot. Dr. said it was spinal stenosis. After the surgery I still have pain below my knee and on the top of my foot. My big toe is numb. I’ve been on Gabapentin which didn’t help and now Lyrica which helps some. …

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  • Vaginal problems

    I first thought I had herpes(even though I didn't have any lesions because sharp pain was a symptom. However, I have a weakened immune system because of lupus and my doctor told me I would never be one of those people who would show no signs. Which makes since. I scratched my self on my foot …

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  • Red eye (dry eye) after shingles

    I was diagnosed 10 weeks ago with shingles and unfortunately it was on my head, forehead and around my eye, which was very painful and uncomfortable, My vision is ok  but I keep getting a very sore and pink eye, and have been told at the eye clinic that it is dry eye and I now have the same …

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  • Numbness and pain in both legs up to waist

    I hope this is in correct category. I am a 48 yr old woman with no known health issues About 10 weeks ago I got a back spasm that didn't release causing me much pain. The next morning I woke up with extreme pain in both of my hips as well as my back. Daily this became progressively worse as the …

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  • Tight rubber band feeling around ankle

    Hello all, I am new to this part of the forum, and not even sure i am posting  my problem to the correct section..but here goes I am a 50 yr old, having a funny feeling in my ankles for a couple of days. I get the feeling as if I have a rubber band around my ankle even though I have neither …

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  • Medical marijuana and medical cards- LA.

    Louisiana has became supposedly a medical marijuana state with 10 pharmacies and only 6 drs. But as of today I still don't know how to get a medical card or who the 6 Dr's are? I am in horrific pain n i NEED releif.

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