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Nerve pain

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steven

Hi all,

 

Haven't been on for ages but wanted to ask about nerve pain, I came off plegridy during covid and have been ok until I acquired more numbness in my right torso and it is sore sometimes, I originally acquired numbness on my left torso in 1990 but with no pain, wanted to see if anyone has anything similar, the pain is primarily more noticeable when moving in a certain way, it might not even be that but thought I'd ask, I'm 55 yrs.

Hope everyone is keeping the best that they can.

 

Cheers Stephen


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Stumbler

Hi @steven , not many active members on the Forum at present. But a few of us are still here.

 

Anyway, sensory symptoms associated with MS can be nuisance. They can come and go or can become more permanent. We just have to find a way to deal with them. This could be in the form of distraction tactics, medication, meditation or other complementary therapies.

Medications (Pregabalin, Gabapentin or Amitriptyline) can help dampen down the discomfort. A chat with your MS Nurse would be useful for you.

 

The following articles may also help:-

 

https://mstrust.org.uk/a-z/altered-sensations

 

https://mstrust.org.uk/a-z/mindfulness

 

:moonieman:

 

 


John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

Illegitimi non carborundum

 

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming... "Wow! What a ride!"

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Thanks John, much appreciated


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Catherine

Hi Stephen,

 

I take Gabapentin, you need to start off on a low dose and gradually increase. I take 800mg 3 X a day.

 

I hope you find something that helps.

 

Best wisehs,

Catherine

 

 

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steven

Thanks Catherine


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