Patient Comments: Neuropathic Pain - Cause

What was the cause of your neuropathic pain?

Comment from: sue, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 24

I had a ruptured baker cyst which left my right foot numb. I am in pain all the time it's down the right side i can't sit or bend. I have had loads of pain killer but does not help. I have gone back on pregabalin it just takes the edge off. My consultant doesn't know what to do because this is very near. Hope someone out there can help.

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Comment from: cleaner, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 27

My pain started about 7 weeks after an operation for a hip replacement. If I don't move there is no pain. The slightest movement causes the pain to start. It is in my large muscles of the legs. If I do physical work the pain intensifies to where I must quit and lie down. I also get very tired. I do not have diabetes.

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Comment from: 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: August 30

I have extreme burst of burning pain that are primarily in my upper body. Some days the pain is also in my feet and it hurts to walk. Wind blowing on me can trigger the burning; the clothes touching my body can trigger it. They say I have Fibromyalgia, and Chronic Pain Syndrome, and nothing I have tried stops the burning! Good thing I pray!

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Comment from: roberta13, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 21

I had a surgery and doctors accidently cut 2 major nerves by my spine I was in a wheelchair for 3 years, God healed me enough to get up and I just graduated from college but right now my neuropathy has worsened. My feet burn and hurt when I first get up but I keep going and it gets better but it now burns over my entire body. I have reflux sympathetic dystrophy, fibromyalgia and neuropathy.

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Comment from: porterhouse, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 12

Neuropathic pain is in my ankles, feet and toes. I have shooting and stabbing pains in the side of my feet. Also numbness, tingling and soles feel like they are frozen. Taking Tramadol only works half way. I have tried Lyrica and it made me crazy I could not function at work. I think I will look for a pain management group. I'm being treated for Lyme at this time. My symptoms have migrated from muscle pain in leg and arms to headaches, Reynauds, swelling hands, feet, legs, arms, ankles. Neuropathy in feet, skin on my feet. Pain moves up my legs.

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Comment from: hand..some, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 05

For the last five years I have had chronic neuropathic pain in my hands. My hands burn and have throbbing pain with weakness. I am a bank teller and counting money all day is not good. Pain relief does not help much. I have seen numerous specialists but recently my doctor put me on Lyrica. I feel like a new person. I do not wake up in extreme pain anymore and am not living on pain killers. The pain has not gone but is so much better, I feel like a new person.

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Comment from: 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 30

My neuropathic pain began as a domestic beating of my head and then a bad fall that pinched a nerve in my lower back and one of my legs atrophied to half the size of the other. I could not walk for about 3-4 months.

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Comment from: Mary, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 18

I have a serious pain in my head and I was told that it is neuropathic headache by a local doctor. I have tried many kinds of medicines, but no one can work in a long term. I can feel more pain when I cannot get enough sleeping and bad mood can also cause a serious pain. The pain was all started from a family argument which caused my head hurts at that time and the pain happens constantly.

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