mld9u at virginia.edu
Tue Apr 3 09:25:35 PDT 2001
I was wondering if you had any cramping or charlie horse type symptoms in
your stump before it was found to be a neuroma? I hope that's not what this
is but some have told me it could be.
Glad you found some relief with the effexor.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Wennekes" <awanker at hotmail.com>
To: "Amputee Information Network" <amp-l at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Neurontin(gabapentin)
> I was on neurontin for phantom pain, and was up to 3300 mgs with no
> currently on effexor (which has decreased number of phantom pain and
> phantom sensation), and oxycontin.
> i had a neuroma in my leg cut, and it,(remaining nerve ending) placed
> up my stump. i would not ever recommend this personally. phantom pain
> the charts and little effect. what i have heard from an amputee in a golf
> tourney was that the surgeon cut a hole in bone, inserted remaining nerve
> (sans the neuroma) inside hole and filled with bone marrow. He hasnt had
> phantom pain since (or to same degree)
> i am looking into it.
> good luck
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