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How common is burning and itching of the soles of the feet in fibromyalgia? I have been to a podiatrist who ended up sending me to a pain specialist. He has recently started me on lyrica which has helped some, but I still cannot wear anything but clogs or Birkenstock sandals. Any suggestions?
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131817 tn?1209532911
I had those burning soles of the feet, it was awful. I used ice packs on them. I'm on Lyrica now and haven't had the problem. lyrica take a while to work. It took about a month and the dr. wants me to up the dose. I don't want to as I am so fatigued.  Whatever helps, do it!
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thanks for the reply. I know you must hear this alot, but, it seemed like I was the only one to be experiencing these weird symptoms. Do you think the lyrica makes you tired? I recently mentioned this to my pain specialist and he did not attribute it to the meds. Thanks
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230948 tn?1235847929
Hi

I had the burning and itching feet and i still do get it now and again but have found the lyrica has helped it, i am on 450mg a day now.

I find the lyrica does make you sleepy and if so you should be carefull driving, i'm not sure why your pain specialist said it does not.

Sam
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131817 tn?1209532911
Lyrica made me so tired the first month, I thought I would never want to move again!  But low and behold that side effect went away. I am still a bit tired, but nothing like at first. Some people do not get that tired on Lyrica, i sure did and my rhemy said it is normal and will go away. He wants me to up my dose and says as I go up, most likely I will be tired again. He also mentioned taking all the pills at night. I told him it didn't seem to make a difference. I woke up tired. Not much now and I am not looking forward to going up. I am on 150 mg. now.
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