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Have there ever been any cases of small fiber neuropathy affecting only one leg?

Doubtful. Anything is possible but this sounds like a very unusual symptom for small fiber neuropathy. I would call into question the diagnosis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3086960/ Read more...

Does small fiber neuropathy generally affect two limbs (two legs) or could it affect just one limb?

See below. Small fiber peripheral neuropathy usually affects in a symmetrical fashion, such as the feet and hands. Although, it can potentially affect one extremity depending on the cause of the neuropathy. Hope that helps answer your question. Read more...

Would a spinal cord stimulator help with small fiber neuropathy pain of leg?

Small Fiber Neuro. Spinal cord stimulator has been shown to be effective in treating a number of chronic pain situations such as chronic pain, such as failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, ischemic and coronary artery disease. There is also a case report showing the successful treatment of small fiber neuropathy with spinal cord stimulation from georgetown university. Read more...

Can small fiber neuropathy cause temperature changes in the leg too?

Small fiber nerve. Damage can cause the sensation of temperature dysfunction sensation because these fibers are responsible for somatosensation - pain and temperature senses. Read more...
Nerves and temps. Neuropathy can cause a change in the perception of temperature. Many people feel a sense of burning for example. The skin may also not detect temperature changes and it may not react to ambient temperatures in the same manner as skin that is not affected by neuropathy. at some centers, there is a sweat test to help measure this phenomenon. Read more...