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My ANA levels are high i took the lupus test it was at a 5 but i still have pains , tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me fibromyalga

My ANA levels are high i took the lupus test it was at a 5 but i still have pains , tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me  fibromyalga

Question?: I am not sure what you are asking. The ANA is a screening test for lupus but can be seen in numerous other diseases and in people who have no disease. I assume the lupus test you mention is a dna antibody. This test does not have to positive to have lupus. Finally, about 30% of lupus patients also have fibromyalgia. See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

1)Herniated neck disc with: extrusion onto the spinal cord with radiculopathy 2)Presbyopia 3)R/O Dermatomyositis for knuckle bumps and rash on face/chest-Does sunlight make it worse? 4)Esophageal spasm from chronic GERD 5)Menopause You have multiple medical problems requiring a thorough work-up.Try calling your local Health Department,Red Cross, or County Medical Society about discounted clinics or Social Security Office about health benefits.I hope this is helpful.You also may contact a Health Tap doctor near your area about the above.All the best. ...Read more

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At night when i'm trying to go to bed my feet feel numb an tingling an i can't sleep an it seems to only got worse of the past week?

At night when i'm trying to go to bed my feet feel numb an tingling an i can't sleep an it seems to only got worse of the past week?

Couple possibilities: You may be encountering the beginning of restless leg syndrome, and less likely, would be presentation of a peripheral nerve disorder. See your doctor and get this evaluated, as either problem can be easily controlled. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing numbness/tingling of my face, fingertips, bottom of my feet. Its sporadic. I also have sciatica. What could be wrong.

I'm experiencing numbness/tingling of my face, fingertips, bottom of my feet. Its sporadic. I also have sciatica. What could be wrong.

Evaluation: This constellation of symptoms need to evaluated further by a physician. There are several possibilities some more serious than others. A proper history and physical exam would narrow diagnosis and help target therapy. ...Read more

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I have pain, numbness, tingling and a burning sensation in my feet. What should I do?

I have pain, numbness, tingling and a burning sensation in my feet. What should I do?

Past medical history: The modifying factors (what makes your symptoms better or worse) and your past medical and family histories are quite important as this sounds like a form of neuropathy. See a foot specialist for a more complete workup. ...Read more

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My feet start tingling and my toes go numb whenever i walk. What causes this?

My feet start tingling and my toes go numb whenever i walk. What causes this?

See a doctor: There are many reasons for tingling and numbness in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, spine issues, nerve irritations among others. See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this problem. ...Read more

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My feet start tingling about midday and are swollen, numb in the toes and more tingling by evening. What can I do to alleviate this?

Need diagnosis: You need a diagnosis. The symptom sounds like peripheral neuropathy, although there are other possibilities. Diabetes is the most common cause of peripheral neuropathy. See your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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2 months after a trip where my feet were exposed to frigid water for prolonged periods i still have numbness and tingling. Is there permanent damage?

2 months after a trip where my feet were exposed to frigid water for prolonged periods i still have numbness and tingling. Is there permanent damage?

It may take time: Sounds like you damaged some of the sensory nerves in your feet. Could take many months to resolve. Hopefully no lasting damage. ...Read more