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Numbness, tingling, discomfort in leg. Had cocaine. Related?

got a really strange foot , no pain, or discomfort, can certainly carry out my day to day chores, and work.but have a contant numbness, come tingliness, dont like it if my other foot rests on it, it feels like when u go to the dentist , and have cocaine, that feeling of coming from numb to feeling,, had it for about 3 months now, just really weird,
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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Hi There, thanks for asking. As you mentioned there is a relation between cocaine use and vascular events. Most of the problems are related to constriction of the vessels which can manifest themselves with numbness and tingling. The best way to help it is not to use cocaine again. If tingling sensation still remains after cocaine discontinuation, some medications like pregabaline can help improve that unpleasant sensation which could bother more at nights and interfere with your sleep. I wish you an enjoyable life.
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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