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Left thigh numbness and burning

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 6, 2010
  • 07:53 PM

About 2 months ago I was sitting on my couch with my laptop, and when I was finished I got up to go to another room when I felt this severe burn in my leg. Now let me tell you I felt like a calf being branded, and it continued until I finally went to my doctor. My family doctor had no clue what was wrong but perscribed Lyrica and a pain medication. I immediately started the Lyrica thinking it would work however I became very dizzy and had to quit taking it. Now I dont get the burning as bad as I have (thank god) but I have total surface numbness that has not gotten any better. I do have family history of MS, my mom and her 2 brothers all had MS. Now I have an appointment to see a specialist but it's not for another month. My question is I am an active cyclist do you think I should quit cycling for now?

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