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Ana speckled 1280 ddsna negative sed 39 TSH in range vit d low mpv low prior tpo 90 fatigue cold & ache in feet legs fingers lupus or thyroid?

Ana speckled 1280 ddsna negative sed 39 TSH in range vit d low mpv low prior tpo 90 fatigue cold & ache in feet legs fingers lupus or thyroid?

See details: If the TSH is normal, it is less likely to be thyroid. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the problem. Lupus is possible with these findings but a more thorough evaluation is needed. Read more

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I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

Myositis: A "cold" is a viral systemic infection and causes symptoms throughout the entire body. You may have myositis or inflammation in the muscles causing your synptoms. If this persists, consult with your family physician. Read more

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I had a pain in my left leg earlier when I stood up now the bottom of my leg aches it's not swollen or hot or cold?

I had a pain in my left leg earlier when I stood up now the bottom of my leg aches it's not swollen or hot or cold?

Sprain: Unfortunately this is a somewhat vague description but you may have pulled/sprained a muscle/ligament when you stood up. It would be reasonable to give it time and try and NSAID, and if symptoms persist or worsen after a few days then see a physician. Read more

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Why do my legs ache when they are really cold?

Why do my legs ache when they are really cold?

Circulation - muscle: This could be related to circualtion as vessel contract when exposed to cold. It could be the muscles because the muscles also contract with cold exposure. Read more

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I am a 44 year old female whose lower left leg is always cold below the knee and alse aches quite a bit?

I am a 44 year old female whose lower left leg is always cold below the knee and alse aches quite a bit?

Circulation: You should have a venous and arterial study of your leg. Circulation problems can be venous or arterial in origin. Go to www. Phlebology. Org and put in your zip code. Find a vein specialist in your area to get a venous doppler duplex exam and go to your family practice doctor and have him check your pulses in your leg. Read more

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My leg muscles have been aching for a week. I can't have a decent sleep. Earlier in the week I swam in cold water. Is there a connection? . Howdo I fix

My leg muscles have been aching for a week. I can't have a decent sleep. Earlier in the week I swam in cold water. Is there a connection? . Howdo I fix

Cramps?: Muscle cramps from cold exposure can happen and if its severe enough can cause residual pain. Certain meds can cause pain like cholesterol meds. Blood clots can cause pain also. Make sure your md knows. Read more

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Why do my legs and lower back ache so bad when I just have a cold?

Muscle aches: Muscle aches and pains may indicate you have influenza or a more serious acute upper respiratory infection than you think. Any fever/chills? See urgent care md for full history pregnancy test if indicated and physical exam. Read more

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Toss an turn all night from too hot too cold. An lil sleep an headache. An leg ache back ache next day from too much estrogen or too little?

Toss an turn all night from too hot too cold. An lil sleep an headache. An leg ache back ache next day from too much estrogen or too little?

The Temperature: Problem may in fact be due to too little estrogent! There are a number of treatments for this problem. Check with your Primary Care Provider/ The headache and backache
may be related to your mattress/pillow! Try sleeping without yor pillow and if your mattress is over 10 years old consider buying a new one!
Hope this helps
Happy/Healthy New Year
Dr Z Read more

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Son may have cold sore, touching it and then grabbed my leg/underwear up my skirt. I'm 36 wks prego. Worried about herpes and baby. Can I get it?

Son may have cold sore, touching it and then grabbed my leg/underwear up my skirt. I'm 36 wks prego. Worried about herpes and baby. Can I get it?

No cause for worry: Herpes is not by such contact. To be ultra safe, mention this to your obstetrician. If she feels it necessary, you can have a blood test to see if you might already have HSV1; if so, you can't get it again. Until your baby is a month old, it will be important to prevent intimate contact of your baby with your son (e.g. no kissing). Otherwise no worries! . Best wishes for you and your growing family Read more

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I always get aching pain in my lower back, hips and legs in the evening after a day of standing/walking a lot and sometimes cold, any explanation?

Myopathy: This is likely not a serious problem. However, some metabolic muscle conditions can become apparent during these circumstances. Check with your physician to perform an adequate history and exam for proper diagnosis and therapy. Read more

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Wife has a fever of 102, and her head and legs tingling. She feels hot at times and cold at times. She has aches parts of her body, what's wrong?

Wife has a fever of 102, and her head and legs tingling. She feels hot at times and cold at times. She has aches parts of her body, what's wrong?

Seek MD attention: Given her fever and symptoms, I would recommend for her to go see her Primary Care doctor or to go to an Urgent Care Center.

Her vitals will have to be obtained and a physical examination would have to be done before a final diagnosis can be made Read more

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Body aches, specially in legs after taking vit d, deficient in vit d (7.3). Generally feel unbalanced on walking & body stiffness spcly in cold weathe?

Body aches, specially in legs after taking vit d, deficient in vit d (7.3). Generally feel unbalanced on walking & body stiffness spcly in cold weathe?

Not the D: Vitamin d won't cause these problems, d deficiency can, but it's unlikely in a male at your age. You need a complete evaluation by your physician. Read more

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Trouble with my legs pain. Some days its the left other days its the right. Ache cold pain in ankle going round bak into calf then going to front thigh?

Muscular or Neurolgi: This is suggestive of muscular since it changes sides, neurologic which is less likely to go from side to side. Your physician will evaluate you for each of these issues. You may need to see a neurologist, get imaging especially of the back considering the location of these pains and other testing. Read more

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Sharp pain in ankle while running. Day after ankle feels hot/cold. Sore feeling with random sharp pains running up leg?

Sharp pain in ankle while running. Day after ankle feels hot/cold. Sore feeling with random sharp pains running up leg?

Tendinitis: Those symptoms are consistent with an inflamed tendon in the ankle area. Could also possibly be a nerve irritation based on the hot cold and sharp pains. Best to have the condition evaluated by your local podiatrist or orthopedist. Read more

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I am experiencing cold sweats, itching and aches in feet and legs. Am told perimenopause and to take propranolol. Please advise.

I am experiencing cold sweats, itching and aches in feet and legs. Am told perimenopause and to take propranolol. Please advise.

I assume: You have been completely evaluated for these symptoms since "Perimenopause" is a bit of a "basket" to place such symptoms "somewhere" ignoring the fact that STRESS may result in the same symptoms!!!!
Some counseling might be helpful

Just a thought!
Dr Z Read more