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does lupus cause muscle spasms

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: It is difficult to say without a more thorough history and exam and ability to review the mri. Speak to your own rheumatologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: As lupus affects mostly certain compartments while in flare, like joints, skin, brain, lung, kidneys. Stretching and therapy may help. If pain persist ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle spasms: Frequent diffuse muscle spasms can be caused by deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, potassium or sodium. If you haven't been tested for these,I sugges ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Because your muscles are being affected by the lupus disease process which is causing inflammation, your muscle are spasming due to the inflammation a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Please get seen: Either go to ER or urgent care, since you are in pain and have all those symptoms
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hot: Localized increase in temperature may represent localized infection called cellulitis. Seek medical attention
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
//: Could be the ms or possibly "good old" sciatica which is a pinched or irritated nerve in the low back causing such symptoms as you relate in an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult Neurologist: Trgeminal neuralgia has been reported in patients with ms.You have to ask this question from your neyrologist as he/she is the only one can tell you i ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Someone has been reading too many medical horror stories. It is mega highly unlikely that spasms in an otherwise healthy 20 year old represent anythin ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Pavle Repovic
Specializes in Neurology
This : This is very, very tricky. Yes, there are reported cases of mri-negative ms, but they are very rare, so it is paramount to rule out other conditions. ... Read More
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