Hi Sico, The bottoms of my feet burned all the time, I finally got a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and and currently being treated with Lyrica and Cymbalta. The lyrica is for nerve endings. Since being on this, I would say that 85% of the burning is gone. Neurontin is also a nerve ending treatment, you may want to ask your Doctor about it.
I started having the burning in the back of my legs and then my feet also. Probably stems from my back problems. Was put on Lyrica too and it has worked wonders. No burning at all. It's a hard drug to get use to but well worth the try. If you do try don't give up too soon like I did. Felt pretty loony on it the first several weeks so stopped trying. Then the burning came back and the dr's office said I needed to give it more of a chance. Kept it up for a month on the next try and now I have no side affects at all.
Hope you can find some relief soon
what are the side effects you experienced using lyrica? Did you gain weight? I have had an annoying numbness in a couple of my toes as well as on the ball of my foot underneath the numb toes for 6 months after mortons neuroma surgery. I am willing to try about anything to get rid of this feeling. My hope was that I would have got rid of the bad feelings in my foot by having the neuroma removed, but that has not happened yet.
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Hey Sharon, I have FMS, so I take Lyrica and Cymbalta, I also just had Morton's Neuroma surgery, I am 2 months post op, I only have a little pain now in it, I have some scar tissue, so I rub that, but other than that I have no problems withit, I am almost like new. I don't think that the Lyrica does anything for the morton's neuroma pain, but if you decide to try it, there are sometimes side affects, everyone is different on it. I had no other side affects from Lyrica other than gaining weight, I walk 3 miles a day and I still gained weight. I think you can't avoid that. Anyway, just wanted you to know.
Thanks for responding. What I am experiencing after the neuroma surgery is not what I would call pain, it's more like annoying numbness where they removed the nerve during surgery as well as tightness at incision site and a little soreness on ball of foot right underneath the numb toe area. I think I also have some scar tissue going on. I have been putting bio oil on incision site ( which is supposed to help with the tightness.) My pod says it can take up to a year for everything to settle down in your foot following surgery.I hope he's right or I will be mighty disappointed. Glad that you are having a good recovery.
Hi Sharon, I also have scar tissue, on the top of my foot between and above the first two toes, the Pod said to massage it, so I have been and it does seem to help. I do have a bit of numbness in my second toe, but that is far better than the pain I had before. Take care..
I have burning on the bottom of my feet from Plantar Faciitis. It's not constant luckily and once it starts up I try and get off my feet for a bit so it calms down. Overnight the burning leaves as long as I'm not standing or walking on my feet.
Try a frozen water bottle and roll your foot over it, it cools down the bottom of my feet. I'm glad the Lyrica is working for all of you.