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Hi and thank you for your question. I am sorry you are experiencing this discomfort Erythromelalgia, also known as Mitchell's disease, is a peripheral nerve disorder in which blood vessels in the legs, feet or hands are blocked and inflamed.
The symptoms are episodes of redness, swelling and a painful burning.These symptoms are usually symmetric and affect the lower extremities more frequently than the upper extremities. Common triggers for these episodes are exertion, heating of the affected extremities, sugar, alcohol or caffeine, and any pressure applied to the area. Improvement (although only partial in many cases) with various medications including gabapentin, lidocaine patches, venlafaxine, clonidine, tricyclic antidepressants, calcium channel antagonists, oral magnesium, sympathetic blocks, and bilateral thalamic stimulation have also all been reported.
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