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   Posted 11/14/2017 8:48 PM (GMT -6)   
At night I get funny sensations in my feet and a burning sensation in my forefoot. Plus a zapping pain once in awhile. They feel hot and can't stand a cover on it so my feet poke out of the covers but then they are cold. I put foot cream on them but that doesn't help.

I know I saw a posting about this sort of thing but now I can't find it.

Is it another weird thing from the fibromyalgia or perhaps from the meds: Cymbalta, Baclofen, BP med, and a statin.

Any suggestions greatly appreciated.


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Date Joined Apr 2008
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   Posted 11/15/2017 11:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Barb: My feet are going absolutely wacky the past few weeks. I blame the sudden cold, damp temps.

My feet are NEVER hot! They're like solid, frozen chunks of ice, it feels like.

I have some microwavable 'slippers' that I put on my feet a few times a day. I also have my soft orthotics and fairly thick, soft socks. Throughout the day, I change shoes. That probably sounds odd, but it seems to help a little. And I'm still dry brushing my feet and applying either my leg vein cream (Leg Vein Essentials from Swanson) or muscle rub cream.

Gabapentin helps a lot too, so I think it's the nerves kicking up, though I'm really, really stiff all over. A warm bath feels awesome. Of course, this is for solidly cold feet, so this is probably not too helpful--sorry. I do get the odd sensations, though.

Do you, by chance, have restless legs? Wal-Mart has an OTC homeopathic product called Restful Legs. Not sure if they would interfere with your particular meds, though? I also read that restless legs can come from low iron. You could probably get more info on it online, but that's what I remember.

Hope it's better soon! smile

ETA: You probably have already done this, but if not, search "fibromyalgia hot feet." There are several things on the web.
"Pray, hope, and don't worry."

St. Padre Pio

Post Edited (Luvzminis) : 11/15/2017 10:58:37 AM (GMT-7)

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