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What treatment is available for bilateral burning in the legs and feet other than medication like Gabapentin, Lyrica (pregabalin) or cymbalta? I'm 21

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Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What is the cause?

What is the cause for your bilateral burning? Are you a diabetic? Do you have peripheral neuropathy? Those meds that you listed are the standard meds for painful peripheral neuropathy.
If you haven't already, go get a nerve test (EMG) to determine if this is true peripheral neuropathy. Bilateral nerve pain is usually neuropathy, and there are a multitude of causes other than diabetes.

In brief: What is the cause?

What is the cause for your bilateral burning? Are you a diabetic? Do you have peripheral neuropathy? Those meds that you listed are the standard meds for painful peripheral neuropathy.
If you haven't already, go get a nerve test (EMG) to determine if this is true peripheral neuropathy. Bilateral nerve pain is usually neuropathy, and there are a multitude of causes other than diabetes.
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Dr. Catherine Carroll
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Burning leg pain

There are several causes of burning leg and foot pain and the treatments are different depending on the cause.
Peripheral neuropathy is a nerve problem that is often treated with medication. Athlete's foot can also cause foot pain. Circulation problems can also cause leg and foot pain. Your primary care doctor can help you determine what the cause of your pain is and then choose a treatment.

In brief: Burning leg pain

There are several causes of burning leg and foot pain and the treatments are different depending on the cause.
Peripheral neuropathy is a nerve problem that is often treated with medication. Athlete's foot can also cause foot pain. Circulation problems can also cause leg and foot pain. Your primary care doctor can help you determine what the cause of your pain is and then choose a treatment.
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Metanx

A perscription supplement of B vitamins called Metanx is a good treatment for neuropathy

In brief: Metanx

A perscription supplement of B vitamins called Metanx is a good treatment for neuropathy
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In brief: Comments

What is the reason for your leg burning? Do you have a small fibre neuropathy, a spinal cord or brain problem?? Maybe you could respond to oxcarbazine, Savella, (milnacipran) Butrans patch, or local compounded pain creme containing Ketamine, etc.

In brief: Comments

What is the reason for your leg burning? Do you have a small fibre neuropathy, a spinal cord or brain problem?? Maybe you could respond to oxcarbazine, Savella, (milnacipran) Butrans patch, or local compounded pain creme containing Ketamine, etc.
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