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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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I have an acute throb in my r shin muscle. I am also having

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I have an acute throb in my r shin muscle. I am also having a biopsy for Temporal Arthritis could these be connected. Thanks
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: He has put me on Steroids until the biopsy next week and I am taking Zoplicone to sleep and regular Ibruprofen
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have had most of my thiroid gland out
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

how old are you?

acute throb in your shin muscle usually is not something associated with temporal arteritis

but you could be having some blood vessel spasms in your legs possibly.

have you been walking more or exercising more today?

dehydration, low blood potassium levels can cause leg cramps as well.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I am 46 and I am a Nurse I have had a quiet day today so pretty rested I have however come out with a strange blotch rash on my forearms could all my problem be circulatory. thanks
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

yes, they could be circulatory.

or from electrolytes or dehydration.

sometimes viral infection can cause rash as well.