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Methotrexate (Definition)

Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more


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Does methotrexate cause nodules on fingers?

Does methotrexate cause nodules on fingers?

Nodules: Methotrexate can cause nodules. The correct term is Methotrexate induced accelerated nodules or mian. It is a rare but typically benign side effect. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

?: Low complement levels can result from auto-immune activity and consumption, angioedema can co-exist with auto-immune disorders, hereditary angioedema though is different, here only C4 is low, and not necessarily accompanied by an auto-immune disorder, kindly see a rheumatologist/allergist for evaluation, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, wish you wellness ...Read more

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What to do if i hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

What to do if i hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

Wait: If this happens briefly then there is no need for treatment. If the symptoms persist or keep the recurring for weeks and months, then you need to see a neurologist. You probably will need your EMG study. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

What do you suggest if i hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

Could be merely,: A digital nerve injury which should readily reverse, but could be problem at wrist or elbow involving ulnar nerve. If persistent or worsening, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Every time I lift my right elbow feels like it traps something and I have to put it back to normal position have tingling down ring and pinkie finger?

Every time I lift my right elbow feels like it traps something  and I have to put it back to normal position have tingling down ring and pinkie finger?

Sounds ulnar nerve: Your symptoms highly suggest a problem with your ulnar nerve in the elbow joint itself. It may become "stuck" or entrapped in the groove somehow. Have you tried raising that right elbow in some other position to see if that were to change anything in terms of the feelings in your fingers. You should see a neurologist for further clarity on this problem and not really wait. ...Read more

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Why is my left fingers tingling?

Why is my left fingers tingling?

Perhaps nerve: Maybe a pinched nerve at wrist or elbow, but could be referred problems from cardiac decreased blood flow. Need to sort out with detailed exam and ekg. ...Read more

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Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. It may also be due to the shears pushing on the digital nerve to your thumb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Rheumatrex (Definition)

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