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Lupus Bottom Of Feet Hurt
I just tapered down from 7.5mg to 5mg of prednisone and now my feet hurt should I go back to 7.5 or 10mg? I have lupus
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Throbbing Foot Pain: Swelling in the ankles can be a symptom of kidney failure, secondary to fluid retention. Lupus may cause global body pain and damage, as it is an autoimmune disease. This question is something that is too complex to diagnose over the internet. You need to visit a rheumatologist or podiatrist to have the situation evaluated in person and with laboratory tests. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuropathy?: Talk to your doctor to see if this might indicate neuropathy. Neuropathy can be associated with medical conditions such as diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, chemical exposure (including chemotherapy), alcoholism among other things. See a doctor for a proper workup. ...Read more
Dr suspects disc herniation bc I have bad pain&numbness in my back,arms,&both legs.Lately my hands/bottom of feet hurt to.could it be RA instead?
Less likely: While it is not impossible for RA to affect large joints like the back/spine, it is much more likely to affect the smaller joints such as in the fingers. However, in order for there to be a disc herniation affecting both your arms and legs it would have to be quite high up, in your upper back or neck. Testing, including CT/MRI imaging, and blood tests are needed. Work with your doctor to diagnose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No feeling on bottom of feet no feeling on bottom of my feet my feet hurt feels like I am walking on egg shells
Why does the bottom of my feet hurt so bad bottom of feet stay warm when i go to beb they hurt more and more hot cannot put them under the blanket i can only stand on them for a few minutes then i sit down message tem sit on them nothing helps even use a
Different : Different conditions that include pain and feeling of heat from the bottom of the foot could include: gout, which is a type of arthritis that causes pain and swelling at the great toe joint usually; neuropathy, which is a nerve pain that is more common in patients with diabetes; or peripheral vascular disease, though that is often more painful when walking. As there is a broad differential diagnosis, an examination by a physician is indicated. Be sure to tell them any conditions and medications that you have. ...Read more