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Widespread severe nerve pain arms and legs post 4 rounds of cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl at same time as last cipro (ciprofloxacin). Could this be the cause? Saw FDA may ban it!

Widespread severe nerve pain arms and legs post 4 rounds of cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl at same time as last cipro (ciprofloxacin). Could this be the cause? Saw FDA may ban it!

Talk to your doctors: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) / Flagyl is generally a safe combo and is used frequently though 4 rounds sounds very excessive. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cause tendon pain and Flagyl a reaction if mixed with alcohol. Flagyl also has been associated with neuropathy but typically in short courses it is safe. May be time to talk to your doctor about whether to switch and about your severe pain. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with pots 7 months ago. I have developed severe burning pain in my arms and legs for two weeks...Skin biopsy and emg/ncv normal.What do I d?

Diagnosed with pots 7 months ago. I have developed severe burning pain in my arms and legs for two weeks...Skin biopsy and emg/ncv normal.What do I d?

Distal polyneuropath: Skin biopsy is useful for detection of peripheral neuropathy predominantly affecting small unmyelinated nerve fibers. A few biopsies obtained from the right location may be needed. Depending on the clinical presentation, nerve and possibly muscle biopsy is needed. Mri (cns/spine), labs including blood & CSF serologic studies, consultation with neurology, internal med/rheumatology may shed light. ...Read more

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Is there certain nerves that if damaged affect the entire body?No trauma, burning,tingling,numbness, weakness,severe pain in back,arms,hands,legs,feet

Is there certain nerves that if damaged affect the entire body?No trauma, burning,tingling,numbness, weakness,severe pain in back,arms,hands,legs,feet

Nerve symptoms: There is no single nerve or even area of the brain that may cause sensory symptoms all over on both sides. The causes of these symptoms are more likely not primarily neurological but more metabolic such as hypocalcemia or hyperventilation etc. ...Read more

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Sudden severe pain, starting in neck, then back, then arms and legs. Flu-like fatigue, no sinus symptoms, history of Crohn's and new med is Flagyl ?

Could be related to: Flagyl. Continue taking this medicine one more day and see how your symptoms fare. Drink plenty of water and take 2000mg of Vitamin C. Anti Inflamatory medicine helps with symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal, What are the cause and remedy?

My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms  and legs, health normal,
What are the cause and remedy?

Needs to be checked : Pain in arms and legs all the time needs to be checked by your doctor . She is only 22 years old and having frequent pains in both arms and legs. She should make an appointment with family doctor. Will need detailed history past and present and comprehensive medical examination. And if indicated may need blood and urine test and may be other tests to find out the cause and appropriate treatment . ...Read more

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Cabg 11 months ago. Having a lot of cramps and pain in arms and legs. Is this common after this type of surgery?

Cabg 11 months ago. Having a lot of cramps and pain in arms and legs. Is this common after this type of surgery?

No: Sternal area discomfort can persist, but usually has declined by 3-4 months. Vein harvest sites in the legs can be a nuisance with healing and numbness but not usually cramps. You probably need a vascular exam. Since you had heart disease, you have some other risk factors and may have something else going on. ...Read more