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I have severe, burning pain extending from both armpits

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I have severe, burning...

I have severe, burning pain extending from both armpits along the ribs to my waist. I am being treated for post-herpetic neuralgia and Parkinson's.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?

The burning began with an attack of the shingles 8 months ago. I have pain in the soles of my feet (Diabetic Type 2??).

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

High cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes Type 2 (Metformin), Parkinson's

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Medical
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Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 10 months ago

Yes its neuropathic pain which could be post-herpetic. I would like to know what all have you tried for this ?

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