Doctor insights on:
Lupus Foot Pain
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
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
Discuss: with your treating physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes!: You must have vasculitis on going supplying blood the the nerve (vasa vasorum). The are several nerves in the lower extremity that can be compromised in cause foot drop. Very rare, however. Clearly the most common cause of foot drop is peroneal palsy or an s1 back, nerve foot compression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning feet: Depends when you feel the burn, Bilateral pain in the same area of both legs/feet usually stems from the low back. Lupus can be contributory. Apply ice to the low back and see if burning subsides. look up a Dermatome chart on the internet. you will see the nerves that exit the low back innervate the legs and feet. visit to a specialist should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend is 32, she has systemic lupus. Could that be causing the swelling of her leg, feet, and ankles?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Lupus foot pain symptoms
- Can foot and hand pain be a symptom of lupus?
- Lupus lesions on the foot
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can lupus cause drop foot?
- Lupus and tailbone pain
- Lupus without joint pain
- Back pain and lupus
- Talk to a urgent care specialist online for free