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Dr I have RA which was stable, however I had the bad luck to

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Dr Thomas I have RA which was stable, however I had the bad luck to get Shingles which were very mild and took care of them with the antiviral the doctor gave me, now I am suffering leg cramps every night also a neuropathy that does not let me use my legs to stand up and also lack of balance please tell me if this was caused by the Shingles
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Yes my legs are swollen and the symptoma are just there they are not improving
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: This is my latest bout of bad health before that I was pretty estable
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 17 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 17 days ago.

can I help?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Please any help is appreciated
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 16 days ago.

Did they put you on gabapentin?

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