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causes of extremity paresthesia

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Yes, if circulation is reduced to the nerve it causes numbness.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Ischemia: Paresthesiae can be caused by nerve damage. Interruption of circulation can lead to both transient lack of blood supply to the nerves and muscles that ... Read More
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
EMG: You will need a thorough exam by either a neurologist or pain physician. Emg study will help determine if it is from the low back or other nerves; sci ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dyspnea: Any breathing problems?, Medications?, Allergies?.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
You bet!!: Have you been checked for a small fiber neuropathy? This could be assessed by a skin punch biopsy. Can help further with Concierge visit or INBOX co ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vitamins: Check with your doctor, there are several vitamin deficiencies that can cause, also may want to look at auto-immune issues such as lupus.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve: Nerve irritation or compression will cause a paresthesia in the distribution of the nerve.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
There are many: The most worrisome are either stroke or diabetes. Others include sleeping or laying on an extremity (so-called "Saturday night palsy"), and certain el ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Depends what U mean: parestheia is not normal. The most common reason for such is damage to a nerve during a tooth extraction, esp during wisdom tooth extraction. The ot ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Blood gases: In hyperventilaton syndrome chronic anxiety produces conscious or unconscious over breathing which blows off an excess of carbon dioxide. This produce ... Read More

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