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Neuropathic Pain

Also known as Nerve Conduction Studies, Trapped Nerve

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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. My...

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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 the...

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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 next...

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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 give...

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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 next...

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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 type...

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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 pain...

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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 socks...

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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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  • MILK THISTLE, a NATURAL possible cure for diabetic nerve pain

    My background, I am a type 1 diabetic, diagnosed March 29, 1979. My major complication has been progressing diabetic nerve pain in my feet, along with the typical loss of feeling, which slowly progressed over decades.  The condition had been major for decades and always getting worse.  My doctors...

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  • Symptoms cannot find diagnosis or test - What is missing???

    HISTORY: In the mid Feb my wife slipped on stairs at home and landed on her bum. The neck stretched and went backward/forward. She has migraine issue since childhood. She is around 39 years old. For two months she didn't had any symptoms and she continue doing her exercises on a daily basis with...

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  • Pain in my legs?

    I wrote awhile ago that I have neuropathic pain in my legs and feet. I have been to the doctors and been tested for everything. All my tests have come back normal including my EMG. The pain and tingling went away for awhile, but now it has come back. I have very bad pain in my calves the past couple...

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  • Trapped nerve pain.

    Eight weeks ago I had back surgery to release a trapped nerve, to date there has been no improvement for the pain, and surgeon has told me that he is sorry but it seems to have failed and there is nothing else he can offer. The pain is across the RH side of my back and down my right leg, I can only walk...

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  • Neuropathy pain for 5years+

    Hi just need someone else's experiences to try and help me deal with my on going issues:right well I suffered with sciatic pain and weakness for over 20yrs,I coughed 5yrs ago and prolasped 2 discs l4l5 s1 3 yrs later had bi lateral decompression and disectomy,which gave me a week of some form of...

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  • Severe leg pain for 5 weeks-help

    Really hoping someone out there can help me. I had a baby 22 weeks ago and ever since I’ve had bad sciatic pain down my left leg. 5 weeks ago I was admitted into hospital as the pain was so severe and I was unable to walk. MRI discovered slipped (herniated disc) L5/S1. So I was put on waiting list for...

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  • Neuropathy after lumbar surgery

    On December 18th was my last surgery I am now entering my 3rd month of recovery. On my first surgery (March 20,2017) I had the C3 & C4 fused there was already pressure to the spinal cord, surgery was done immediately 3 months later (June 20,2017) I had the L3 & L4 had to be fused due to pressure...

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  • please help me

    I am 26 year old.I feel like my intelligence is decreasing as time goes on. Here are my problems: -I feel like I can’t think. Often when I'm trying to think, my brain is just blank and I have trouble finding the right things to say. -I find it difficult to comprehend when I'm reading and often...

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  • Stabbing headaches, weird sensations

    For just over a month I've had tingling and burning sensations all over my body, not consistently in one place and they occur randomly. In addition I occasionally get a stabbing headache on one or both sides of my head, usually when I overthink. I'm getting an MRI of my brain on Monday, but any...

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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 30+...

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  • Cold/ice sensation shoulders and arms.

    My 84 year old mother has a diagnosis of idiopathic neuropathy.  She tolerates the pins and needles feeling and the numbness in her lower legs and feet quite well but she has been suffering quite a lot with this false cold sensation on the back of her head, shoulders, arms and hands.  There's...

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  • Peroneal nerve decompression at the fibula head (No foot drop)

    I just can't believe it! Iam 2 weeks post op from peroneal nerve decompression at the fibula head. And my nerve pain has come back! I go for my follow up at the end of this week. My nerve pain runs right beside my shin into my foot and down into my 3rd & 4th toe!  Currently on neurotin 1200mgs,...

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  • Duloxetine vs nortriptyline - for nerve pain

    I want to know which one to take for my nerve pain. I have tried gabapentin amitriptiline and pregabalin. They all make me really tired. Anyone know which one is less drowsy making out of duloxetine or nortriptiline. I have a busy job and keep feeling so tired and unfocused at work. Or your experiences...

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  • Gabapentin or Pregabalin

    Which is best for trapped nerve pain in the lower back which causes leg pain, numb/pins & needles in feet. I have been told by specialist that there is nothing that can be done and that I will have to live with the problem. Perhaps there are other suggestions for this type of pain. I would be glad...

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  • Sensory Ganglinopathy

    Hello all I've just joined this group and was wondering if anyone on here has this condition. I was getting IVig treatment for it until two months ago and it has been stopped apparently there is a shortage of immunoglobulin(it was apparently world wide and now supposedly just Scotland). It has been...

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  • Burning sensation in feet

    I was wondering whether anybody had suffered from burning feet sensations induced by medication. I take pregabalin/,mirtazapam and zopiclone 

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  • Bilateral nerve pain in the wrists.

    Hey everyone, I’m hoping for some answers on here as so far the drs have given me nothing.  I currently have bilateral nerve pain in my wrists, elbow, bicep and shoulders. The biceps feels more like  muscular pain than nerve.  This all started after an operation for frozen shoulder but...

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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 then...

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  • Neuralgia, cluster headaches, shingles or?

    I have been putting up with sharp stabbing electric shock type pain in my head for the past 18 years. I am 49. The pain osten starts in my ear lobe and affects only one side of my head at a time. Can get sharp electric shocks every couple seconds and then will subside for a minute or two before getting...

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  • Relief from Allodynia: is there a solution ?

    I've been suffering from allodynia for 7 years now. It seems to be a kind of neuropathic pain.  There seems to be no non-drug solution. My neurologist told me that "it is just something in the Brain" and there is no treatment except for medications.  He said I had RLS, but my...

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  • Electric shock in right leg

    For the past few weeks I've notice that I get what feels like electric shock on the back of my foot where the Achilles tendon is.  I also get it in my my right wrist, which I thought maybe it was carpel tunnel, but it comes and goes and it's in the wrist not the fingers.  I also noticed...

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