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A 34-year-old female asked:

Taking gabapentin for nerve damage for over 2 years now experiencing burning in my cheeks is that normal please?pins an needles right foot too ??

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Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Adjust dosage : Most likely need to adjust (increase) dose to control the pins and needles in the foot. The burning in the cheek could be from a number of causes and likely not related to the gabapentin.
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