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Doctor insights on: Lupus And Spasticity Problems In Legs

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I have Lupus for last 2 years. My report shows Lupus anticogulant moderately present. I have a problem of Shivering leg and knee pain for many days. I?

I have Lupus for last 2 years. My report shows Lupus anticogulant moderately present. I have a problem of Shivering leg and knee pain for many days. I?

Well : Only your rheumatologist can interpret these lab test for you. Any new symptoms you've had require an in person evaluation by your primary care doctor internal medicine doctor your doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

Dr. Tapan Joshi
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Spasticity (Definition)

Spasticity is a symptom in which a person has an abnormally large amount of tone (tightness) in his muscles. Spasticity is more common in the arms and legs, but can affect the other ...Read more


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Lupus and weak legs, related?

Lupus and weak legs, related?

possibly: Lupus can cause neuropathies which can result in weakness. It can also cause arthritic inflammation which an individual may perceive as weakness. ...Read more

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Is stinging in fingertips and lower leg a nervous system issue from lupus?

Is  stinging in fingertips and lower leg a nervous system issue from lupus?

Can be: Lupus can cause inflammation of the arteries and nerves called vasculitis. It is important to follow up with a rheumatologist to see if these symptoms correlate to lupus activity. ...Read more

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Brother has restless leg syndrome, and my sister has lupus. Could my leg pain be one of those?

Brother has restless leg syndrome, and my sister has lupus. Could my leg pain be one of those?

Sure: But you will not get it figured out on the internet if you are concerned enough then consultation with a doctor would be appropriate. ...Read more

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My friend is 32, she has systemic lupus. Could that be causing the swelling of her leg, feet, and ankles?

My friend is 32, she has systemic lupus. Could that be causing the swelling of her leg, feet, and ankles?

Yes: Joint swelling and inflammation can occur with lupus. I would advise a consult with a rheumatologist if she is not already seeing one. ...Read more