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Ra And Facial Nerve Numbness
I have ra. I got several achilies tendon tears. Supposed to start pt dec 31. Alot of pain and numbness. Should i go to er? Use crutches or wrap?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I am 46 w/ddd, prob from ra. Pain fluctuates, but always numbness/pain/cold in legs. Dr wants to fuse s1- l4. If i don't, what are likely consequences?
Most likely remain: With the same symptoms but also a possibility of improvement with time as the degeneration is your body's attempt to correct a situation which does occur. There is also a chance that your symptoms may worsen but that does not prevent you from treatment in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a diabetic, osteoporous, arthritic and have had a hip replacement. I have been told to get an RA test done. Myhands hurt and go numb and the numbness may last from20 seconds to an hour. What might be the cause of it?
I have RA and oa I am experiencing
numbness in my left hand from my elbow to my finger tips
is RA or oa the cause of this?
Depending upon the: Distribution of the tingling it may mean one or more nerves are being compressed. The median nerve gives sensations of thumb index middle and part of the ring finger the ulnar nerve to the little and part of the ring finger and the radial nerve to the back of the wrist and hands on the thumb side sometimes combinations of these mean there is a more proximal sites such as the neck or the shoulder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?
Sever joint pain, knees back wrists elbows n hands both sides w/severe muscle weakness n numbness from shoulders to finger n in toes. Ck is 335 ra-?
Joint pain everywhere, bone pain in forearm and shines, can't move at times, muscle weakness, numbness fingers toes. RA is -, lupus- lyme-, what else?
I have Per. Neurop. Cause prob RA yesterday my bottom lip was numb for a few mins. Vibrating or twitching all day . Is this just to do with the P.H.?
Perhaps: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Most peripheral neuropathy is not due to autoimmune disease but metabolic conditions (b12, thyroid, diabetes, alcoholism) that makes nerves sick and the longest nerves (fingers toes) are the ones most hit. Autoimmune disease could hit nerves anywhere or give dental conditions with odd sensations. ...Read more
My nose went numb last night. I've had some left armpit pain and left jaw pain with nausea over the last week. Hbp, ra, asthma?
Possible high BP: BP is the most likely answer.Get a more detailed answer ›
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