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  • Burning Sensations

    Posted by pakeener on July 1, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    Does anyone else experience intense burning sensations? I have only recently started experiencing them. I contacted my neurologist and was prescribed Gabapentin. After reading all of the possible side effects, I decided not to take it. I’m taking extra strength Tylenol rapid release capsules instead, but it’s really not effective.

    john-hall replied 1 year, 1 month ago 11 Members · 12 Replies
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    July 1, 2021 at 9:30 pm

    My wife is taking Gabapentin for sciatic nerve pain. She gets the burning like that in her left leg. No side effects, which is good, but it is not extremely effective either.

  • marianne-opilla

    July 2, 2021 at 9:12 am

    I get tingling/burning across my upper back and scalp. I take Ibuprophen + extra strength Tylenol for that and other aches that i get.  I also just rest which I think is more helpful than anything.

  • gingermonette

    July 2, 2021 at 10:41 am

    Hi all,

    I was having burning sensations in both legs and feet.  I have found taking a natural medication called Neuropathy maximum strength has help tremendously. I take two pills in the morning and two pills at night. it’s all natural so no side effects. love it.  no more burning sensation and pain.

  • gingermonette

    July 4, 2021 at 11:45 am

    I have Progressive bulbar Palsy been taken this now for 2 years. I walk, Play golf and ride my bike with no pain now. Can’t talk or swallow very good, I have feeding tube if needed.
    For a good night sleep i use 10mg THC and 40mg CBD
    Hope this helps
    Ginger from Ontario Canada

    Neuropathy Support Supplement – Nerve Support with 600 mg Alpha Lipoic Acid Daily Dose
    from Nuturna

  • gretchen

    October 17, 2022 at 11:47 am

    My body burns for a few hours before I get up,  I’ve taken a laser temperature of chest, arms, legs before get up and it’s average is 100.8.  My ALS Doctor has no explanation.  Do any of you have doctors who can explain the burning?

  • john-e-mosman

    October 18, 2022 at 3:21 pm

    Hi, I have had a burning sensation in my left foot for about a year now, prior to my diagnoses with ALS. Since then I have been taking Gabapentin every day and it works. I have not noticed any side effects from the drug. My experience for what it is worth.


  • gretchen

    October 19, 2022 at 9:42 am

    John,  Thanks for your response.

    I have been taking four Gabapentin for years which hasn’t helped the burning in the morning.

    • john-e-mosman

      October 20, 2022 at 7:12 am

      Sorry to hear that, does it last long?

  • gideon

    October 19, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    My wife’s have extremely hot and cold  feeling  all over her body ,we went to our  neurology, ALS clinic ,and no one know  the answer.

  • jean-pierre-le-rouzic

    October 20, 2022 at 1:12 am

    I wonder if there are accompanying lesions, like in lichen planus, a chronic inflammatory condition?

  • eric-jensen

    October 20, 2022 at 4:40 pm

    Gabapentin’s side effect of sedation, goes away. Max dose here is 2700mg, usually given at 900mg three times daily. It is a first-line neuropathic medication. Lyrica is the other option. Good luck. God bless.

  • robertperez

    October 21, 2022 at 7:48 am

    Hello everyone. I used to get burning in front of my ankle’s. It’s gone now, however now I experience a very cold feeling on my ankles, knees and hips. Its weird doctors cannot explain. I am not taking anything for it. Is anyone going through this/

  • john-hall

    October 25, 2022 at 2:42 pm

    Suggest Tramadol 50mg

  • corey-m

    November 26, 2022 at 11:29 am

    I’ve been taking Lyrica for a month and it’s working much better than gabapentin.

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