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Hi, I am an American Board Certified Neurologist and I am very glad to help you with your health concerns.
The symptoms you have described are suspicious for conditions like peripheral neuropathy or erythromelagia etc involving the hand and feet. There are myriad underlying health conditions that can cause neuropathy or erythromelalgia. This needs to be investigated and treated appropriately asap. Visiting the ER is not absolutely necessary provided you can get to see a doctor in the clinic preferably a neurologist asap – say in the next couple of days or so, if such early appointments are not available in the clinic then visiting the ER is preferred.
And please see that these symptoms you are having do not automatically mean there is some underlying serious condition, in fact on many occasions these type of symptoms are related to some benign non-serious conditions which can be treated/cured. You may try to see your clinic doctors, preferably a neurologist as soon as possible so that you can receive a thorough clinical evaluation/clinical examination and also certain relevant investigations too as pointed above and once final precise diagnosis is made it will be treated appropriately. An early diagnosis and treatment gives the best chance for quick and complete cure so please try to see your clinic doctors including a neurologist as soon as possible. If clinic appointments are not available soon then you may try to visit the ER, the ER doctors too can arrange for a neurologist to come and see you while you are in the ER.
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