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Posted on Fri, 14 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: muscle burning facial swelling fatigue most muscle burning in legs and arms
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Need to rule out hypothyroidism, kidney dysfunction, and diabetes

Detailed Answer:
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Burning sensation, fatigue along with facial swelling raises the concern for Hypothyroidism(decreased thyroid hormone levels), Kidney dysfunction or diabetes (which can cause damage to your kidneys and nerves).

Physical examination, complete blood count, thyroid function test, renal function test, complete metabolic profile(includes blood sugar level) are needed at this point.

Please be advised to follow up with your primary care provider for further evaluation and management.

Hope this answers your question.
Please feel free to address further questions here

Regards
Dr.Lekshmi


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