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I've been having some troubling symptoms. Since March, I

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Hello. I've been having some troubling symptoms. Since March, I have had a sensation of sunburn on different parts of my body, primarily back of left hand, back of the upper arms, upper back, and sometimes my face (cheeks.) It seems worse after 4 or 5 pm until about bedtime. I've been to a neurologist, and she's ruled out peripheral neuropathy, both large and small fiber. The sensation isn't constant, but it's distracting. I stopped taking Klonopin in January, as well a statin in April. I've had all the blood tests and panels that any doctor can imagine. I'm on Gabapentin for another illness, and it helps to a degree, but not enough for me to feel free. Any idea what might be the cause?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


If it is not neuropathy it is paresthesia

This can be from

iron deficiency


heavy metal toxicity

liver or kidney probems

B vitamin deficiencies


Hidden infection or maglignancy



idiopathic [cause unknown]

Take this list to your medical doctor.

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