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Small fiber neuropathy

Neuropathy | Last Active: Jul 27 7:12pm | Replies (22)

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Hello @trishh, Welcome to Connect. If the kneecap slipping is causing a pinched nerve it can make the pain worse. Here's some information on pinched nerve in the knee – https://www.healthline.com/health/what-causes-a-pinched-nerve-in-the-knee-and-how-to-treat-it. Is your small fiber neuropathy only in you left foot and leg? Do you mind sharing what tests were done to diagnose you with small fiber neuropathy?

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Thanks for response and info on pinched nerve.
I have had biopsies in both feet and shins which showed SFN in left foot and peroneal nerve.
Last EMG and NCT was 3 years ago and polyneuropathy before then showed no motor response in feet, wasting, left leg weaker, foot drop.
I cant have MRI due to metal left from prior GI surgery.
I don't know if I call ….i have a sleeve/brace on knee to stabilize but may need to remove to see if help pain. I have been so nauious with pain today. Have ice and elevate now.

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