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can an ulcer cause a weird numbness in the arms and legs

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Not likely: If it is stomach ulcers you are referring to, this would be a very unusual complaint. I suppose if you had a severely bleeding ulcer or were profound ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis , bruising: I Recommanded an evaluation by a Theumatologist for evaluation and treatment . Further testing may be needed . Take care .
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Many things: One thing is a peripheral neuropathy, but that usually starts in the feet, later gets into the fingers. It's not really arms and legs, but more a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes it may.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
This could be neurop: Neuropathy can be irritation of the nerves with damage and burning symptoms. BUT these symptoms can be caused by other things like paresthesias. ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Neuropathy: It sounds like you might experience peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is a general term describing nerve pain in extremity. There are ma ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
LHERMITTE'S: If the spinal cord is irritated locally, an electrical shock like sensation may be experienced on flexion or extension. Can be seen in MS, cervical d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Certainly: Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack. Women, in part ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: Neuropathy can cause paresthesias or tingling type sensations in the hands and legs. However, you are young for these to be affecting your head or to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would recommend: You see a doctor for evaluation. For one thing one nerve would not cause twitching in feet, hands, face and arms, that would have to be different nerv ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: Ok, there's two main distributions of nerve problems: outward along an (injured) nerve or inward from the tips of (sick) nerves. Nerve problems in the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Neuropathic maybe or: The order of your symptom onset, ?Use of nsaid's for back pain, ; ? Nausea/vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea, blood, tenderness, fever may better clarify ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Benmoshe
15 years experience Neurology
Multiple things: One reason that comes to my mind is arthritis of the neck with pinched nerves. However, other more serious disorders such as multiple sclerosis or ot ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild epis ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
24 years experience Neurosurgery
Clarification: Usually the cervical nerves will cause numbness in hands/legs/occassionally headaches/neck pain. If are having facial/scalp tingling it may be some cr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
What do : You mean by nerve pain? Pins, needles, tingling, shooting pain? Your description is not common at all. I have never heard description like that. Ass ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe: Hemangiomas occur in the spine in 20% of us. The vast, vast are asymptomatic. If it is not pushing on the cord or nerves (which is very unlikely) then ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sterba
46 years experience Rheumatology
No correlation : Usually stomach viruses don t produce dysesthesias o neuropathy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Possible if a large : Enough herniated disc or small enough spinal canal or a combination of both in the cervical or neck region of the spine causing not just a pinched ner ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: If you are sleeping in a position that exacerbates or makes it ticked off. You should sleep with knees bent and a pillow between and beneath your knee ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Limb numbness: It will help if you specify whether this is only in 1 limb, only upper or lower limbs, or all limbs. If the numbness/tingling is sudden and in all 4 l ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Miller
47 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps: Itching can occasionally be related to anxiety. More often it is related to a medication or food allergy.
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