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Lupus Lesions On The 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 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?
I was just diagnosed with lupus, it started with swollen discolored feet and hands and its working its way up.What happens after it hits my shoulders?
Not like that.: Lupus doesn't work like that. You should discuss your concerns with your rheumatologist. ...Read more
Heel pain: If I want to take a guess with this little information I would say you might suffer from Plantar fasciitis, the inflammation of heel Tendon, but there are other possible causes too, please see your provider for further evaluation. Heel pain is not uncommon in Lupus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Being treated 4 Lupus, but recently had a lower back prob act up, severe pain 4 a week.Now stinging in feet is back. Back issue causing it or Lupus?
Now that I have lupus under control i want to go to podiestrist for a few thickened toenails and extremely dry calloused feet- but feel embarrest to have this issue at 27;i think it started in college?
Podiatrist: Podiatrists are well-trained to help people with all kinds of foot ailments, and have seen them in all stages of severity. Please don't wait any longer to see someone for help with your problem. I am sure a podiatrist in your community will be glad to assist you, and can help you feel better. Please propel yourself past your embarrassment -- you can bring someone along for support, if it helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ›
Hi my sister has been in and out of the hospital due to burning sensation and nerve pain on her feet. Drs recently diagnosed her with lupus. ?
The question?: If you are asking about the treatment option, her rheumatologist would be in the best position to give the answers. Fortunately most LE cases can be controlled. This is a rather unusual presentation for Lupus and thus the diagnosis should be confirmed by a rheumatologist. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my friend is 32, she has systemic lupus and she was wondering could that be the cause of swollen leg, feet, and ankles?
Yes: See should see her doctor for these problems ...Read more
Jus dx w/lupus. I have a burning sensation from foot up to leg and sort of feels cool when I rub the painful leg. Any idea if I'm heading for a flare?
Depends on your data: This depends on the database to diagnose your lupus. These symptoms suggest neurologic issues but you need to discuss with your physician and your rheumatologist. It could also be soft tissue rheumatism. This may not signal a flare at al. Your physician can guide you ...Read more
see Rheumatology: Lupus can be very difficult to live with depending on the severity of your disease, but with close rheumatological supervision and treatment, it may be able to be controlled more appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do i need to be worried? I have been diagnosed with lupus 3 years agao .
I did serveral short trips to europe within the last 4 month and now my left foot, the three middle toes ) are going numb off and on. Sometimes the numbness travels up the foot almo
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