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May 26, 2009
... I had an EMG and a NCS test done to my legs 8 months ago. It was extremely painful, the electric stimulations as well as the needles. ... (7 replies)
... familiar with nerve pain and both drugs. If you had no reaction from taking prednisone, I doubt you will find much reaction to gabapentin, and may not like the side effects, if you should be one who gets them. Many people don't like how they feel on gabapentin, and hate the weight gain. ... (2 replies)
... NCS , first one in Nov 2011, 2nd one 2 weeks ago. The tests did not show any damage to the large nerves. My understanding is when the test is "normal" there is still some nerve damage to the small nerves. Doc says I have small nerve sensory polyneuropathy. ... (5 replies)

... They don't know. I've had 4 EMGs and do blood test every 6 months. ... (12 replies)
Sural nerve biopsy
Apr 26, 2011
... times. The nueroligist did prescribe me a drug to take which is for seizures but works for nueropathy, but I have not started it yet because it has such serious side effects, one being it says is life threatning skin rashs, and for some reason the leg that I have the biopsy's on has an all over rash that itches very bad. ... (14 replies)
... The Skin Biopsy is usually THE test for SFN, which was the obvious choice because of your symptoms, so your doctor seems to know about this stuff. ... (1 replies)
... I believe that my doctor is trying that switching back to Lyrica after using Gabapentin(Neurontin) for months. I'm still on the low dose profile of 900 mg Gabapentin and/or 150 mg Lyrica daily, I hope I don't have to take more... I got used to Lyrica after a few weeks(side effects) and my first pill got me the dizzies again and little pain relief... I believe this is... (34 replies)
... I can sense a disease progression, but my last NCV showed actual recovery in nerve transmission, at least in the motor ones which this test measures. ... (34 replies)
... s back process, where it's hard to know if your'e really having a relapse or a new episode, or it's just part of the original "attack". For example , my last NCV test showed better response from my nerves, which on my doctor's words are a sign of nerve regeneration, but somedays I feel worse than before. ... (11 replies)
... Curiously enough, almost after I took the test I began with the neuropathic pain, that as I believe is uncommon with "pure motor" issues, and I began also with the muscle twitching. ... (0 replies)
SFN Questions.
Mar 16, 2010
... ow my anxiety is as big trouble as my neuropathy, add to this the fact that most of the medications used for both conditions have their own sorts of issues, from side effects, to withdrawal stuff... ... (19 replies)
Motor vs sensory
Mar 13, 2010
... NCV test where there was some abnormal stuff, that the tester named "sequels of a Pure Motor polyneuropathy of etiology to be determined". ... (7 replies)
... I know what you mean about medications, since I also experienced unpleasant side effects. ... (6 replies)
... nerve impulse and a spinal tap would reveal cerebral fluid abnormalities Neurontin is one of many drugs which reduce impulse voltage by stimulating the brain. Side effects vary individually. ... (3 replies)
... neurotin is a possibility but the docs i am dealing with dont seem to be too good at checking side effects so i do it myself nad usually call the drug companies .....which usually works tho i wasnt mad about the info from the neurotin people here. ... (14 replies)
... have a hard enough time dealing with the hydrocodone, and never take more than the prescribed dose as I am afraid of it. Does your friend have any problems with side effects? ... (12 replies)
... Also there is a test called EMG which is normal in small fiber neuropathy. Have you tried neurontin? ... (5 replies)
... re not protected. These small nerves are responsible for all your pain sensations that you feel, shooting shocking burning, throbbing, etc etc. They first ran an EMG test and it came back fine, however EMG only test LARGE nerve fibers and NOT small..... ... (17 replies)
Need help!!!
Sep 23, 2006
... as diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder about 7 months ago. After the diagnosis, he was going on and off meds for a period of 6 months because he would have severe side effects to the meds. ... (4 replies)
... has a side effect of neuropathy, that MAY or may not return to normal. I guess that was the trade off for being cancer free. ... (1 replies)

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