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Twin Lake, MI
A 43-year-old female asked:

I have lupus & now migraines are getting worse & starting to get tingling down r side. mom has parkinson's should i be concerned that i may have it?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No.: There is no relationship between sle/ migraines and lupus. Your symptoms don't have any parkinsonian features. You are at somewhat higher risk of developing pd because of your mother's illness, but this risk is not large.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Rheumatology 26 years experience
No: Your symptoms do not sound like parkinson's. Migraine headaches in systemic lupus are very common. Not sure if you have tingling down right arm, leg, face? See a neurologist. It's likely that there is treatment to help your quality of life.
Last updated Jul 25, 2015

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