Pain and tingling in the legs

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Razzle
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   Posted 3/3/2010 6:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Since starting Doxycycline in January, my legs, knees, ankles and feet seem to be intent upon feeling more tingly than ever before, and have a burning pain.  Thankfully it is not all the time - seems to come and go, and heat helps.  Does anyone know if Doxy could be the cause of this?  My LLND thinks it is a herx, and I hope he's right...
 
Thanks,


-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Chronic Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, chronic Lymphopenia, etc.; G-Tube; Currently weaning off TPN.
Meds:  Pulmicort, IV Doxycycline, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Singulair, Domperidone, Colloidal Silver (topically & nasally), probiotics, Liver support herbs, Ailanthus, digestive enzymes, homeopathy.

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nasalady
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   Posted 3/4/2010 1:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Razzle,

I've been having more leg pain than usual too, and I started Doxy in January. But I don't have burning pain....more joint pain, stabbing pains, and tingly/numbness. I see my LLMD this Saturday, and will ask him about it.

Feel better soon!
JoAnn
Lyme Disease, AIH, Hashimoto's, lupus, fibro, RA, celiac disease, asthma, psoriasis, Raynaud's, hypertension, osteopenia, sleep apnea, RLS, GERD, DDD, L4 and L5 radiculopathy -> severe lower back pain, cubital tunnel, tarsal tunnel, Doxycycline, Prednisone, Imuran, Plaquenil, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Levothyroxine, Atenolol, Cozaar, Zyrtec, Fosamax, Albuterol, Prilosec, CPAP, Darvon, Morphine Sulfate

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Harleyrider
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   Posted 3/4/2010 7:54 AM (GMT -6)   
I get leg pain, stabbing pains and tingling and numbness when I use Doxy. Its the only antibiotic so far for me
that has brought on most of the pain, rage, angry feelings, more fatigue.
Doxy is not a favorite of mine for causing so much discomfort.
 


Razzle
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   Posted 3/5/2010 6:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for both of your replies.

Nasalady, please let me know what your doc says...

Thanks,
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Chronic Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, chronic Lymphopenia, etc.; G-Tube; Currently weaning off TPN.
Meds:  Pulmicort, IV Doxycycline, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Singulair, Domperidone, Colloidal Silver (topically & nasally), probiotics, Liver support herbs, Ailanthus, digestive enzymes, homeopathy.


need some zs
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   Posted 3/6/2010 7:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Razzle, I had the same reaction after starting my latest round of antibiotics (Zith/Rifmpin). My left leg especially was very tingly and felt like it was asleep all of the time. It's getting better now though.

nasalady
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   Posted 3/7/2010 3:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Razzle,

I asked my LLMD today about leg pain with doxy and he says it's quite common, especially joint pain.

I hope you're feeling better now!
JoAnn
Lyme Disease, AIH, Hashimoto's, lupus, fibro, RA, celiac disease, asthma, psoriasis, Raynaud's, hypertension, osteopenia, sleep apnea, RLS, GERD, DDD, L4 and L5 radiculopathy -> severe lower back pain, cubital tunnel, tarsal tunnel, Doxycycline, Prednisone, Imuran, Plaquenil, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Levothyroxine, Atenolol, Cozaar, Zyrtec, Fosamax, Albuterol, Prilosec, CPAP, Darvon, Morphine Sulfate

autoimmunediseasesgfliving.blogspot.com

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