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I take Lyrica which causes formication.The Lyrica works great.Are there any meds that can be taken with the Lyrica to mitigate this side effect ?

I take Lyrica which causes formication.The Lyrica works great.Are there any meds that can be taken with the Lyrica to mitigate this side effect ?

Atypical side effect: Never heard of formication as potential side effects of lyrica. If anything, it will help reduce it. Talk to your doctor for changing lyrica to gabapentin or any other meds. I assume you are taking it for neuropathy?? ...Read more

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Can poor leg circulation cause formication ?

Can poor leg circulation cause formication ?

Possibly: The sensation of creepy, crawly insect like disorder is more typical or superficial nerves responding to something topical such as a lotion, dry skin, etc. "poor circulation", presumably your refer to arterial, causes claudication, or a deep muscle ache. At your age, unless your have diabetic neuropathy, prior traumatic damage to your skin such as a burn, i would doubt. Ask your doctor to look. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of General Formication over scalp and body, after MRI, blood tests, EMG tests performed with no diagnose for 6 months? I'm 39 F

What can be the cause of General Formication over scalp and body, after MRI, blood tests, EMG tests performed with no diagnose for 6 months?
I'm 39 F

Neuortransmitters?: I'm very sorry your are experiencing this, how frustrating! There are rare forms of schizophrenia that present with only physical hallucinations like formication. If this is the case, the cause is a misregulation of dopamine in your brain and may be easily controlled with medications. I would explore this option as early treatment of these illnesses can save you many years of suffering. ...Read more

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What is Formication and how is it caused?

What is Formication and how is it caused?

FORMICATION: THIS IS A SOMEWHAT UNCOMMON DISORDER. IT IS THE FELING OF SOMETHING, LIKE ANTS, CREEPING OR CRAWLING OVER THE SKIN. IT IS A "TACTILE HALLUCINATION." CERTAIN DRUGS CAN CAUSE IT. ...Read more

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I have canker sores and trauma area on my tongue from teeth or dentist caused white sore bumps, for a day or two.I have had two years of formication and weird bumps. Whatshould i do?

I have canker sores and trauma area on my tongue from teeth or dentist caused white sore bumps, for a day or two.I have had two years of formication and weird bumps. Whatshould i do?

It sounds like it's : Best to see a local dentist who can see exactly what you are describing and how best to resolve any concerns. We can't diagnose or suggest treatment without actually examining you at the very least. ...Read more

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Is there medicine for formication?

Is there medicine for formication?

Please clarify: The word 'fornication' is in no way diagnostic or descriptive of a medical problem or condition. Most humans have sex without help from the doctor. I would assume you mean there is some 'specific' problem but failed to include it in your question. ...Read more

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Does crawling sensation over body actually calls Formication?

Does crawling sensation over body actually calls Formication?

Yes.: Formication is the name for the feeling that insects or small bugs are crawling over your skin. See https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=formication ...Read more