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Paresthesia

Dec 08, 2018 6:17 PM

What do you use in case of paresthesia. I have Fibromyalgia

Dec 09, 2018 8:05 AM

I also have done & DDD that cause my paresthesias. I also have pots & vein reflux/insufficiency that gives me tingling feelings due to reduced blood flow in my legs. Besides my blood pressure meds for the POTS, I'm on 300 mg of gabapentin at bedtime, but have additional 100mg caps to take up to 3x a day when flaring. I'm super sensitive to meds and a higher dose makes me non-functional. A higher dose of gabapentin also makes my memory worse!
I try to keep my legs elevated as much as I can. I use pain ointment that I run into my legs at night (I'm currently trying "blue emu"). I do have paresthesias in my hands also, due to cervical disc issues & 2 failed neck surgeries. Hugs love & prayers you can find something to help reduce your symptoms! 🙂❤🙏🌼

Dec 10, 2018 1:26 AM

Been living with this for 5 plus years in one of my legs it's to the point it's 24/7 and hasn't let up it is now at the point that the leg gives out n can't support my weight.

They don't know the cause as yet but since it's been happening n been progressive for 5 plus years n only gotten worse it means that mobility has decreased and it's spread to the opposite leg only in my foot n I'm almost wheelchair bound as a result

Dec 10, 2018 5:22 PM

It is frightening! I too had it at first in my left foot only. Over the years now have it to both feet/legs tailbone and arms/hands. Have similar dx as FlappysLady81 and yourself. Nothing seems to help. I’m on Gabapentin 800mg 3 times a day. Usually helps with the severe nerve pain but doesn’t work real well for the paresthesia. Sometimes I’ve noticed a change in position can help. Neck brace or back brace to. It is frustrating and worrisome because of its chronic nature and it’s progression. Love and best wishes to you all💕🤗

Dec 14, 2018 6:02 PM

I have bouts of it, , depending on activity I can ease it. With the cysts on the spine it sends signals down my legs and when they get noticeable I use an e oil, Copibia in lotion and rub behind the knees and on the outside of ankles

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