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Doctor insights on: Lupus Foot Pain

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more


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Can anyone tell me is throbbing foot pain a symptom of kidney failure in systemic lupus?

Can anyone tell me is throbbing foot pain a symptom of kidney failure in systemic lupus?

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

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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.

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

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Can lupus cause drop foot?

Can lupus cause drop foot?

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 more

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Lupus + swollem left foot.?

Lupus + swollem left foot.?

Need more info: Your question is a little confusing; more information and medical history is needed. Lupus can sometime cause swelling in the left foot but not all left foot swelling is due to lupus. ...Read more

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Burning heel pain in both feet. Have Lupus too,?

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 more

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My foot is turning purple but theres no pain i have lupus can it be from retaining water?

Not water retension: Most likely due to Raynauds phenomenon. This is common with lupus and involves small blood vessels. Avoid cold and tobacco ...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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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