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Old 12-02-2018, 10:36 AM   #1
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Question Meralgia Paresthetica

So I have been living with MP for 5 years no I am in pain 24 hours day and can not be touched in anyway in that area. I have also been on a lot of different medication over the years. I am currently on 1800mg Gabapentin, 200mg topiramate, 1600mg metaxalone, and 75mg desipramine.

I feel like my Dr's don't really have a handle on my condition. I have been currently looking into seeing if I qualify for a neurectomy, or sensory nerve surgery, but I am nervous about this. I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of these surgeries being successful, I would really like to talk to someone about it. I'm tired of living in pain but do not want to have a surgery that may do more damage than good...:confused
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Old 12-02-2018, 03:00 PM   #2
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Hi OJ15

Welcome to NeuroTalk .

I am sorry to read about your Meralgia Paresthetica.

The information here might be of help for you Meralgia Paresthetica Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes .

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Old 12-09-2018, 01:01 PM   #3
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Thank you it's been a ride for me and I know that I have to be an advocate for myself to get my doctors to listen to me. To some a little leg pain isn't that big of a deal but to me it's everything, I can't let my kids touch me on one whole side of my body I can't have an active life. So I'm pushing for answers.

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Old 12-12-2018, 02:19 AM   #4
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Hi there,
Just wanted to let you know that there is a forum here at NeuroTalk for Meralgia Paresthetica
Just click on the underlined link.

Also I recall lots of posts made by others in the past. You could perhaps find those using the forum search feature.
https://www.neurotalk.org/search.php

So sorry about your pain. Hopefully you'll find some relief soon.
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