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Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new symptoms can be due to an infection, an auto-immune problem, an allergic reaction, a medication effect or side effect, etc... The doctor will also check to see if the person's past medical disorders are causing the new symptoms. ...Read more

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Is stiffness of arms and legs (appeared on 200mg of vitamin B6 a day taken for 3 mths) a symptom of sth serious or will it disappear with time?

Is stiffness of arms and legs (appeared on 200mg of vitamin B6 a day taken for 3 mths) a symptom of sth serious or will it disappear with time?

Depends: B6 has two forms, active and inactive. Pyridoxal 5 phosphate p5p is the active form. Inactive b6 competes with p5p at the receptor. Some people do not convert b6 to p5p very well, so by taking high doses of inactive b6 can actually cause a functional deficiency due to receptor competition. Always take active b6. ...Read more

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Is stiffness of arms and legs (appeared on 200mg of vitamin B6 a day taken for 3 mths) a symptom of sth serious or will it disappear with time?

Is  stiffness of arms and legs (appeared on 200mg of vitamin B6  a day taken for 3 mths) a symptom of sth serious or will it disappear with time?

Prob. not related: It is unlikely to have toxicity from 200 mg of vitamin b6. If it is, it will almost always disappear if you stop it. If you do not start to improve, see your doctor because stiffness is not the usual symptoms from high b6. ...Read more

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Wife had surgery on both ears , she has no pain or swelling of the operation areas. But she has stiffness pain in her arms and legs is this normal?

Wife had surgery on both ears , she has no pain or swelling of the operation areas. But she has stiffness pain in her arms and legs is this normal?

Its possible: That if she had a general anesthetic for this, and succinylcoline was used that she may be having some muscle pain from the medication. This is normal and should resolve in a day or so. If not contact the surgery center where it was done to follow up. ...Read more

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Cut myself with kitchen knife last week went to doctor today with stiffness in arms and legs and sore neck doc says not to be worried of tetnus that its some kind of virus. Does that sound accurate?

Cut myself with kitchen knife last week went to doctor today with stiffness in arms and legs and sore neck doc says not to be worried of tetnus that its some kind of virus.  Does that sound accurate?

Not exactly: He's probably right in not to worry as tetanus just does not present that way without the infection getting worse first and with constitutional symptoms. What is not true is that the cause of tetanus is bacteria, not virus. ...Read more

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I quit taking buspirone few months back because of a stiff feeling in my cheek. I have tremors in my arms and legs could it be parkinsons?

I quit taking buspirone few months back because of a stiff feeling in my cheek. I have tremors in my arms and legs could it be parkinsons?

See your physician: Buspirone can cause Parkinson-like symptoms including tremors, muscle weakness, shuffling gait, stooped posture, drooling, etc. Tremors can be for any number of reasons and are less likely due to Parkinson's in young patients. See your primary care physician for evaluation of the tremors. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tremor.html ...Read more

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Hi, i'm having tremors, muscle weakness, feet are dragging.Sensative arms feeling in arms and legs.Very painful, and i don't like to be touched.Stiff jaw.

Hi, i'm having tremors, muscle weakness, feet are dragging.Sensative arms feeling in arms and legs.Very painful, and i don't like to be touched.Stiff jaw.

Need evaluation: Many explanations, which might include thyroid problems, medication reactions, occult presentation of neurological disorder, toxins, chemical imbalances. Seek out your physician, get baseline studies, and decide on whether neurological consultation might make some sense. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

TMD?: Those symptoms may indicate a tmj/craniomandibluar disorder, or cmd. A bad bite, or malocclusion, can cause all of these issues. Neuromuscular evaluation and treatment may help you. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and my neck is stiff I'm weak in the arms and legs feeling dizzy and coughing and I'm feeling warm what's the cause?

I have a sore throat and my neck is stiff I'm weak in the arms and legs feeling dizzy and coughing  and I'm feeling warm what's the cause?

URTI: You are ill and may have strep ,other bacterial/viral infection, mycoplasma, retropharyngeal abscess and /obronchitis/pneumonia. Would seek medical attention soon. The stiff neck is concerning, is it just the sides of your shoulders or do you have difficult bending your neck forward ? Do you have sensitivity to light ?Nausea? headache? if so it is a medical emergency and go to the ER immediately ...Read more

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