A 30-year-old female asked:
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i am experiencing pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: lying down ) , foot numbness and back pain (side: upper) . i have recently been treated for a uti and wondered if any of these could be related. echo and ekg were normal.

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not certain : I cannot relate all your symptoms to your urinary tract infection. The numbness could be vascular It could be neurologic . You will need to go ahead and get in an evaluation. Sorry you are having this problem.
Answered on Jun 26, 2017

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