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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

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Definition)

Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...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 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 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. 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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I increased my dose crestor from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands?

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

Crestor: 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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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

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