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Does Anyone Else Experience Painful Legs?

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Both my legs hurt, although I have not injured them. And at night, I am often awakened by pain in one leg or the other or both and attempt to relocate them to another part of the bed or hanging over the side of the bed. Is this typical of cardiac amyloidosis? I was diagnosed with wild type in November 2023.

posted July 6
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Is there any swelling? Maybe ask the doctor for some Gabapentin. It helped my neuropathy.

posted July 7
A MyAmyloidosisTeam Member

I'm with you on the leg pain. I was also diagnosed last November.

posted July 6
A MyAmyloidosisTeam Member

Joint pain, including in the legs, can be associated with certain types of amyloidosis. Specifically:

- AL Amyloidosis (Primary Amyloidosis): Joint pain is more commonly seen in this type.
- Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis: This type, particularly beta-2-microglobulin amyloidosis, can also cause joint pain.

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Joint pain, including in the legs, can be associated with certain types of amyloidosis. Specifically:

- AL Amyloidosis (Primary Amyloidosis): Joint pain is more commonly seen in this type.
- Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis: This type, particularly beta-2-microglobulin amyloidosis, can also cause joint pain.

If you are experiencing new or worsening joint pain, it's important to discuss this with your doctor.

 This AI-generated response comes from MyAmyloidosisTeam and other selected sources. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Always ask your doctor about specific health concerns.

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