A 26-year-old female asked:
i was told i had sensory nerve damage in leg. not a diabetic nor do i drink alcohol. what could be the cause? does lupus cause peripheral neuropathy?
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Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes: Peripheral neuropathy is a rare but known complication of Lupus
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A 37-year-old member asked:
I recently had epidural steroid injection and I have a burning pain in groin. Is this normal?
4 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Within reason. The injection itself may initially irritate the tissues around the nerve and the nerve itself. Especially if you had what is called a transforaminal injection. It sounds as if your injection was given around the 3rd lumbar nerve, right ?
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A 40-year-old member asked:
I had my kidney stone removed by scope and stent removed 6 days after. Is it normal to still feel pain?
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General Practice 40 years experience
Not Usually: Typically, after a stone is removed the the stent is removed, the pain goes away almost immediately. Sometimes, there is still some swelling in the ureter that could be giving continued pain or even possible a small stone fragment. I would check with your doctor with the pain persisting that long.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
I recently had surgery on my left knee for a meniscus tear. They removed approximately 33% of the cartilage, will I be able to run still?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: You should be able to run with minimal risk of accelerating any arthritic problems in your knee.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?
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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayesanswered
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Get tested: If you have high risk sexual behavior or use IV illicit drugs, get tested. Don't wait for symptoms because you might not have them until really late. Only one lymph node is not very dangerous but i would have a consultation with the physician to be on the safe side.
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My mother is suffering through rheumatoid arthritis and can not walk much and always feels the pain on both the knee joints .?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Rheumatoid: She should be seen by a rheumatologist and placed on the appropriate medications pain medication and anti-inflammatory medication. Physical therapy may or may not be part of the treatment as well.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2019
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