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I had a false pos on fta abs test. 1st is active 2nd is weakly active, 3rd is nonactive. Rpr neg. Tppa neg. Does it mean I have lupus? Only sypmtom is burning knee on & off and slight tingling in feet. So scared! If no lupus why the false pos

I had a false pos on fta abs test. 1st is active 2nd is weakly active, 3rd is nonactive. Rpr neg. Tppa neg. Does it mean I have lupus? Only sypmtom is burning knee on & off and slight tingling in feet. So scared! If no lupus why the false pos

Probably not: False positive FTA-ABS tests sometimes occur in lupus or other connective tissue or autoimmune disorders. But most people with false positive tests don't have anything wrong;, by itself this does not mean you have lupus or any other health problem. Your symptoms don't suggest lupus. You're being evaluated by a doctor, right? S/He might suggest additional testing. Follow her or his advice. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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My ANA levels are high I took the lupus test it was at a 5 but I still have pains, tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me fibromyalga

My ANA levels are high I took the lupus test it was at a 5 but I still have pains, tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me fibromyalga

Question?: I am not sure what you are asking. The ANA is a screening test for lupus but can be seen in numerous other diseases and in people who have no disease. I assume the lupus test you mention is a dna antibody. This test does not have to positive to have lupus. Finally, about 30% of lupus patients also have fibromyalgia. See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more

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Tingling in feet and hands with numbness side of face and head. Sometimes lose balance for no reason. Trip over feet too. What could it be?

Tingling in feet and hands with numbness side of face and head. Sometimes lose balance for no reason. Trip over feet too. What could it be?

See a doctor: It is impossible to give you sound medical advice without a proper history and physical. The symptoms you are describing could be indicative of multiple medical problems. If the symptoms abruptly started, see a doctor today! ...Read more

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Taking 1000mcg sublingual B12 and 14mg iron for last 5 days. After taking within a hour getting tingling in feet and hands. Lasts all day. B12?

Taking 1000mcg sublingual B12 and 14mg iron for last 5 days. After taking within a hour getting tingling in feet and hands. Lasts all day. B12?

Possibly: Could be the B-12, or if you are taking a B-complex or Niacin also could cause this. Best to take methylated B-12 (Methylcobalamin) as best assimilated and utilized. ...Read more

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I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands?

I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands?

Crestor (rosuvastatin): This type of drug depletes an important nutrient called co-enzyme q10. This is a nutrient that keeps your nervous system healthy. Speak to your doctor about a coq supplement. ...Read more

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I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands. How long for it to resolve after stopping?

I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands. How long for it to resolve after stopping?

Unknown: For a few reasons - it may coincidental and not related to the crestor (rosuvastatin). You may want to take certain vitamins that are known to encourage healthy nerve function like the b's. ...Read more

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Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

I would see: A doctor it's a sign of neuropathy. Potentially you could lose motor function as well. That would make it serious for me. ...Read more

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Does meningitis cause tingling in feet or hands?

Does meningitis cause tingling in feet or hands?

Yes it can: Meningitis of various causes can cause tingling in hands and feet. Infectious agents that cause meningitis can also involve your peripheral nerves to cause these symptoms too. Herpes simplex, ebv or lyme disease can do that. ...Read more

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Can I still have neuropathy even though my small nerve biopsys and qsart were negative - I get tingling in feet and left hand its not fun : (?

Can I still have neuropathy even though my small nerve biopsys and qsart were negative - I get tingling in feet and left hand its not fun : (?

Tingling to me: By definition is neuropathy. Sometimes, tests can be false negatives....
Discuss with the doctor what their treatment would be if the test was positive...Sometimes, it may be a vitamin, i.Emetanx which would not hurt for you to take and then you can see if the symptoms persist or not.... ...Read more

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Tingling in feet, hands and arm. Gets better when walking. Also fingers are a bit numb. Could this be serious?

Tingling in feet, hands and arm. Gets better when walking. Also fingers are a bit numb. Could this be serious?

Talk to your doctor: You need a history and exam
it could be nothing
could be worsened by anxiety
could be something serious such as myelopathy. ...Read more

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Numbness, tingling in feet, legs, hands sometimes face went to doc he didn't help. Starts suddenly at different times should I worry? My head xray was good.

Numbness, tingling in feet, legs, hands sometimes face went to doc he didn't help. Starts suddenly at different times should I worry? My head xray was good.

Metabolic causes: Trace minerals, Magnesium, Calcium deficiencies may be causing this type of numbness.
Improve your diet. Include daily nuts, fish & plenty of water.
Refer drhoffman. Com for details.
Supplements with magnesium, calcium & trace minerals
need to be taken now. ...Read more

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Night sweats, sore wrists, tingling in feet, hands feel weak and not often but when I grab something my hand cramps up is this carpal tunnel?

Not typical: Carpal tunnel is isolated to the wrists and is not typically associated with night sweats or tingling in the feet. It sounds as if you need a physical exam and laboratory testing to figure out the cause of your symptoms, . ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly?

Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers. Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers. Post viral? Got mri, not ms

Please keep: Looking for the cause. Lots of possibilities Blood sugar? Neurological? Thyroid? Please stay w/your doc but ask about seeing a specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is tingling in hands a sign of lupus?

Is tingling in hands a sign of lupus?

Maybe something else: Although lupus is known as a master of masquerade because it can mimic virtually any disease, tingling in the hands alone is much more likely from nerve compression such as carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve entrapment, diabetic neuropathy, and/or cervical disc disease etc... A good, thorough history and physical exam by your doc can reveal what you may have. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause palms of hands and feet to get real red/blushed, sometimes blotchy and sometimes they feel "prickily" when they are red/hot.

Can lupus cause palms of hands and feet to get real red/blushed, sometimes blotchy and sometimes they feel "prickily" when they are red/hot.

Neuropathy: It is possible. However blotchy prickly hands or feet with hot sensation are not specific findings of a particular disease. Other conditions like raynaud phenomenon or autonomic nervous system dysfunction or neuropathy can cause this presentation. Consider checking your sugar and vitamin B12 levels. Please check with your physicians for proper diagnosis and treatment. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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How can I stop swelling in my hands and feet? Is it from lupus or something bad like that?

How can I stop swelling in my hands and feet? Is it from lupus or something bad like that?

Not all swelling bad: Swelling in the hands in the morning, or swelling in the feet in the evening is often due to water retention, and is harmless. Avoiding excess salt, and using support hose can help. Persistent swelling that is localized to joints, or associated with redness, warmth, or tenderness may be signs of arthritis. ...Read more

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I'm having numbness on left side of body - hand leg & foot. I have lupus & MS & diabetes. Its been getting worse for 2 days now?

I'm having numbness on left side of body - hand leg & foot. I have lupus & MS & diabetes. Its been getting worse for 2 days now?

Some advice: Location of problem either right brain, or high cervical spinal cord, and could be seen with an ms plaque, lupus cerebritis or even stroke activity secondary to diabetes. Steroids could reverse, but might cause major elevation in blood sugar (acthar might be easier). Have your doc check your meds, and eliminate any med that specifies anti-tnf-alpha activity. Make certain good vit d levels. ...Read more

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With rsd, lupus, chronic edema in feet, I follow with severe, seizing cramps in hands and feet...Like small "charlie horses?!? "

With rsd, lupus, chronic edema in feet, I follow with severe, seizing cramps in hands and feet...Like small "charlie horses?!? "

Decreased oxygen: With the rsd, lupus and chronic edema this would naturally lead to some kind of compromise of blood flow to the feet. When the blood flow is diminished, this will decrease the amount of oxygen to the feet and hands while building up Lactic Acid that leads to your charlie horses/cramps. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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My rheumatoid factor was negative. Severe joint pain and morning stiffness with numb hands and feet. Should I now be concerned about lupus?

My rheumatoid factor was negative. Severe joint pain and morning stiffness with numb hands and feet. Should I now be concerned about lupus?

Rheumatoid arthritis: A negative rheumatoid factor does not rule out rheumatoid arthritis. Of course, the differential should include autoimmune diseases, postviral syndromes or metabolic diseases, thyroid specifically, given your history. Talk to your doctor about the next step in managing your symptoms. ...Read more

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I go through these sweating episodes, more like college sweats. Along with cold nose, hands, and feet. I have lupus and raynauds, could you elaborate?

I go through these sweating episodes, more like college sweats. Along with cold nose, hands, and feet. I have lupus and raynauds, could you elaborate?

Depends on many: this depends on many things. We do not know your age, the manifestations of your lupus, the medications you take, but sweats could be related to the lupus or could be related to infection. You need to discuss this with your physician and make sure that you are fully evaluated for your care ...Read more

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Ana test was positive took lupus test it was a 5, but still having pains, numbness, tingling in hands, feet arms, and legs told fibromyalgia?

Ana test was positive took lupus test it was a 5, but still having pains, numbness, tingling in hands, feet arms, and legs told fibromyalgia?

Sounds like FM: ANA is often "positive" but not clinically useful until it gets to positivity at 1:320 or 1::640 level. Diagnosis of lupus would have to have a compatible clinical syndrome first and supporting labs tests second. Your symptoms sound more typical of fm than sle. ...Read more

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My ANA was negative. Is it possible to still have RA, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia? Lyrica (pregabalin) is NOT helping the leg/arm/hand/foot pain. CRP is 6.5.

Yes due to FALSE NEG: Every test in the world has a FALSE NEGATIVE rate which tells what percentage of the time a test comes out negative but really it should say positive. It is rare for someone to have RA, LUPUS, or FM and have a positive ANA.... on the order of much less than 1%. will be FALSE NEGATIVE. ...Read more

Dr. Gianni Persich
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Foot Tingling (Definition)

This is usually noted as a pins/needle sensation. Can be benign or associated with pain and numbness. There is a multitude of causes usually related to small fiber ...Read more