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A 55-year-old female asked:

Health his: fibromyalgia, mig,ibs,tmj and osteoporosis. 1 year symptoms: difficulty walking, pins & needles pain worsen at night, electrical shock pain all over the back with humidity feels like a tight band,mri norm. is it ms? lupus lympe neg.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy is a common cause organise pins and needles symptoms. Causes include vitamin B12 deficiency, diabetes, toxic effects including side effects for certain medications. A neurologist is best to evaluate you and appropriate testing will be done.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Guesswork: Can't diagnose without in depth history, medication/supplements review, physical examination, possible imaging, possible lab tests. Considering your reported symptoms it may be wise to consult with a specialist Rheumatologist. There are, by the way, specific diagnostic tests for MS and Lupus.
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Last updated Jul 25, 2020
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