I was able to see my neurologist on Tuesday and he agrees that I have Erythromelalgia. He feels it's just another piece of the puzzle in my non-specific autoimmune disease. He was more concerned that my myositis is reactivated, my nerve pain has worsened and my fatigue increased. So sadly I had to increase my prednisone and he's switching me back from Lyrica to Gabapentin. He says it works better with the Tramadol. The next three weeks should be pretty miserable as my body adjusts, but hopefully after that, things will start to look better. He did give me a referral to see a dermatologist for the Erythromelalgia though. So now I need to follow on that. Anyone else found better relief with Gabapentin & Tramadol as opposed to Lyrica? I took Gabapentin before and it was very helpful, but we kept having to up the dosage. Now though I realize that I probably was just developing new autoimmune issues that were aggravating my neuropathy.
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