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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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A dear friend has pain in his legs and arms. He is taking

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A dear friend has pain in his legs and arms. He is taking meds and went to physical therapy today. He gets burning pain in his legs and arms. He has had an MRI and had the same condition in arms four years ago. He feels that his condition is worse this time. He was advised to do exercises four years ago but when a person feels better...the person will quit doing the exercise. He is at my house crying for pains are hitting all parts of his body. Any suggestions of what is best for him?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Any redness or swelling in the leg?
Customer: no redness or swelling in the legs.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He had taken Lexipro a few months ago and had a reaction with tingling and pain in his body. He is depressed become of the pain in his body. His doctor has given him a new medication for depression which has no side effects (Trinitex?).
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

how old is your friend? male or female

he may benefit from cymbalta which could help depression and help fight his body aches and pains.

I'm not sure what "Trinitex" is