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I'm having numbness on left side of body - hand leg & foot. I have lupus & MS & diabetes. Its been getting worse for 2 days now?

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In brief: Some advice

Location of problem either right brain, or high cervical spinal cord, and could be seen with an ms plaque, lupus cerebritis or even stroke activity secondary to diabetes.
Steroids could reverse, but might cause major elevation in blood sugar (acthar might be easier). Have your doc check your meds, and eliminate any med that specifies anti-tnf-alpha activity. Make certain good vit d levels.

In brief: Some advice

Location of problem either right brain, or high cervical spinal cord, and could be seen with an ms plaque, lupus cerebritis or even stroke activity secondary to diabetes.
Steroids could reverse, but might cause major elevation in blood sugar (acthar might be easier). Have your doc check your meds, and eliminate any med that specifies anti-tnf-alpha activity. Make certain good vit d levels.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities

Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.
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