I also have problems with a neuropathy - mine is in in my right leg (thigh; knee) although the damaged peripheral nerve is actually up around my hip they tell me.) It does sound like that, SITCorner. Tingling, numbness and pain...sometimes all at once. Do you get a 'burning' pain in that area? I've had mine for going on 2 years now - it's improved, but has never gone away. The neurologist said it may never heal completely, but it generally will improve.
I'd check with your rheumy and get a referral to a neurologist. They'll probably want to do a nerve conduction test.
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