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Numbness in feet?

Numbness in feet?

TWO REASONS: Diabetic and alcoholic are the two most common reasons for neuropathy. There are several others. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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Left side body numbness tingling tightness?

Left side body numbness tingling tightness?

see a neurologist: Assuming that by left side you mean left face, left arm and left leg that are numb, these symptoms would suggest that pathology is in right brain. A neurologist will investigate this. ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

It is possible.: Altered sensation is an inherent risk of any surgery. Have it evaluated by your physician and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dizziness tingling in toes?

Dizziness tingling in toes?

I: Do not believe your symptoms are related. That said i would see your family dr. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean when emotional numbness begins to become physical?

Can you tell me what it mean when emotional numbness begins to become physical?

Often emotional: Numbness starts following a loss or trauma, processing this experience in therapy should help overcome the numbness. Left untreated the numbness may spread leading to an inability to cope with or feel things you would enjoy like happiness or joy leading to depression and reduced energy thereby entering into the physical domain. ...Read more

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Leg tingling and numbness with foot pain?

Leg tingling and numbness with foot pain?

Back vs leg: "tingling and numbness" usually means a nerve is not functioning properly. Depending on what part of the leg is affected, it's possible that the nerve irritation is at the level of the back (nerve root) or a peripheral problem (nerve affected at the level of the leg. ...Read more

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Numbness in thumb tip pinched nerve ?

Numbness in thumb tip pinched nerve ?

Thumb numbness: Thumb numbness could be a from a "pinched nerve" in your neck, typically the c6 nerve root. However, most people also have varying degrees of pain, weakness, or tingling accompanying the numbness. However, I have seen patients in my practice with just numbness alone. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Does fibromyalgia cause  hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Yes: Fibromyalgia syndrome is often associated with numbness and tingling of the hands/ fingers. Check with your doctor to exclude carpal tunnel syndrome. If the symptoms are severe, drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or Cymbalta may provide substantial relief. ...Read more

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How should numbness in fingers and toes be treated?

How should numbness in fingers and toes be treated?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the numbness in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read more

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Throat symptoms pain, numbness, swollen lymph nodes, and etc. What kind of doctor specializes in treating this?

Throat symptoms pain, numbness, swollen lymph nodes, and etc. What kind of doctor specializes in treating this?

PCP first: Your primary care doctor (family medicine or internist) can assess your condition and treat appropriately or if needed refer you to a specialist, namely an otolaryngologist/ent. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in foot ?

Numbness and tingling in foot
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Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Perhaps: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. When it gets to the level of the knee you start to get the loss of sensation in the tips of the finger ANS then the hand, . ...Read more

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What is the treatment for persistent numbness and weakness in lower leg and foot 1 mo. After a popliteal nerve block to remove 3 fusion screws?

See neurologist: Nerve damage following a peripheral nerve block is a possible complication but should be uncommon in an experienced anesthesiologist's hands. A neurologist will probably consider a nerve conduction study to ascertain the cause of your problem and treatment options/prognosis. ...Read more

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Could the mineral phosphorus cure numbness in the right side of face due to stress?

Could the mineral phosphorus  cure numbness in the right side of face due to stress?

Phosphorus: If it does, let us know since there is nothing to verify that. Phosporus is important but certain forms can be harmful. ...Read more

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Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Yes: Twitching is a possible symptom, though not that common. Most common are tingling in the thumb, index, middle and half of the ring finger. Night pain is also common. You should be evaluated. ...Read more

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