Multiple Sclerosis Community
Allodynia
About This Community:

Our Patient-to-Patient MS Forum is where you can communicate with other people who share your interest in Multiple Sclerosis. This forum is not monitored by medical professionals.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Allodynia

Hi Everybody--
I hope everyone is well. I haven't been on in a while. Life got crazy and then I was actually feeling pretty decent for about 2 months there!

Here's my question:  I recently noticed that when shaving my left leg, whenever the razor runs over a particular stretch, I get elelctric zaps up my leg or in my toes.  The sensation can also be elicited by lightly scratching. It's not absolutely consistent and it varies in intensity but lately it happens more often than not.  The same leg is sometimes numb, sometimes not.

I read a description of allodynia and it seems like the closest thing to this experience, but I'm not sure. Does this sound familiar to anyone?


Related Discussions
1225331_tn?1333369369
I have a hypersensitive feeling on the inside of my lower left leg off and on all the time. If my pants/jeans brush up against it, it feels strange. Not a feeling you would normally have when clothing touches your skin.  

-Kelly  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Multiple Sclerosis Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
147426_tn?1317269232
Blank
Quixotic1
Washougal, WA
572651_tn?1333939396
Blank
Lulu54
Dayton, OH
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
essdipity
338416_tn?1260996698
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
987762_tn?1331031553
Blank
supermum_ms
Australia
1831849_tn?1383231992
Blank
kwarendorf
Great Neck, NY