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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: With legs, arms, and lower back involved, consider a more systemic workup, electrolyte check, cervical radiculopathy, or more central nervous problem. ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
NO enough history: I can only reference what you have told us. If this is viral , it should pass soon. You might want to consider the use of NSAID such as ibuprofen or n ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Need 2 have baseline: lab tests done to see if you are nutritionally depleted & evaluate UR food intake, or possible food allergies. Eyelid twitching is benign (myokymi ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is n ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Few limits: There are so many things that anxiety can cause. It's a usual suspect and often is the culprit. Especially if there is no physical cause (check that 1 ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Legs and knees: There are many things that can cause pain, tiredness, and weakness in your legs and knees. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor and you ma ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Poor circulation: Number 1 reason is poor circulation. If you get out of bed, walk around a little bit and the pain goes away that is a sign. See you doctor for evaluat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Potential issues include nerve entrapment, radiation from back, nutritional issues and hydration, metabolic and genetic issues like Charcot Marie toot ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
To general: Need more details. Any complaint of weakness needs a formal evaluation with your doc.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Definately
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
Complex: Could be hyperventilation middle ear inflammation anxiety neurologic problem if continues see md.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: This could be symptoms of a panic attack. Try breathing into a brown paper bag for 5 minutes. Symptoms should resolve spontaneously.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Golden
25 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
yes: Many musculoskeletal problems can mimic and refer to pain and neurological symptoms in many close and remote parts of the body. A good history and e ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
It can contribute: In as much as SLE makes one prone to certain types if peripheral neuropathy nerve entrapment syndromes (cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel etc) mig ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. E. James Bodmer
43 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor cir ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Udit Patel
18 years experience in Pain Management
More Testing: I would consider a further investigation which may warrant obtaining an EMG or a neurologist consultation. Also, consider pain management to obtain a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spine specialist W/U: It coulb be from disc disease in your neck or high in the back creating some nerve root irritation from the sudden negative intrathoracic pressure cre ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lumbar scoliosis: Where you diagnosed by a physician. While the tingling and numbness in the arms may result from cervical radiculopathy, The spasms in the buttocks and ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
See below: This could be from a variety of sources, however, the most likely is a compression of the nerve fibers from you spinal cord to these areas. Have an ur ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Consult Physician: You have headache,neck and back pain ,burning in shoulders and legs.It is impossible to guess what is causing your symptoms without a more detailed h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Dillard
30 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unlikely: Prednisone is much more likely to relieve these pains, though anything is possible. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and usually reduces musculoske ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Fibromyalgia ? : 30's female with "burning aching" pain in "low back, pelvis & arms" considers "muscle & joint pain". A complete examination is needed to rule ... Read More
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