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Have have nerophathy but now i have pain in my foot u can't touch, my leg gets cold, swells up from sitting to long on gspapetin 900mg 3 times a day?

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Dr. Thomas Graziano answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Neuropathy for life: Neuropathy has a variety of causes but diabetes is the most common. Gabapentin is typically used for painful neuropathy. Consult with your doctor to better manage your glucose and/or possibly go to an alternative medication for painful neuropathy.

Answered 9/15/2015

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Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Pain relief: From what I am gathering from your question, you seem to have severe neuropathy. I would consider seeing possible a surgical podiatrist or general surgeon with a fellowship in nerve surg. They could perform a nerve decompression which has worked on many of my patients and decrease pain sometime 80 percent . Or more conservative try the new pain lasers from cutting edge. Change in meds might help t.

Answered 3/20/2013

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