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Forum Name: Other infections

Question: autoimune hepatitis


 mel1979 - Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:15 pm

i am 28 and a female i have been diagnmoised with auto imune hepatitis since feb 2007 i am on anziaphorprime and predisolone. for the past 3 to 4 days i have had numbness in part of my left hand from my wedding finger to my little finger and my arm is starting to ach i also have diabetis from the steroids where i use insulin does this numbness have any thing to do with these or is it some thing else.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:01 pm

User avatar Hi Mel1979,

The area of your numbness sounds like it is the ulnar nerve area.

It may be that you have some compression of your ulnar nerve causing your symptoms.

I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation. I think it probably isn't related to your autoimmune hepatitis but an evaluation will help be sure.

Best wishes.

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