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What causes burning sensation and sensitivity on skin and tingling in hands and feet?

15 yr old F: Has all over body and joint pain, burning sensation and sensitivity on skin. Headache . Just ended a 1 wk dosage of prednisone ( stepped down from 40 - 10 mg. Just recently a few days ago increased levothyroxine from 25 mcg to 37.5 mcg. Has had other unusual neuro symptoms in past including numb, tingling feet/hands, sharp abd pain and Bsudden blurry vision, spanning a 1 wk period with no ocular problems with MRI. Can the prednisone trigger something? Or thyroid? She is in ALOT of pain ( ibuprofen doesn t help) BTW fstrong family hx of auto immune, thyroid and MS
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi,

These symptoms could be related to autoimmune disease and thyroid dysfunction. I would recommend you to consult a doctor and get her evaluated completely.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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