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my hands and feet have been going numb very easily lately what could it be

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly Neuropathy: While compression of a nerve in the arms or legs can cause isolated numbness, simultaneous involvement of the hands and feet may be a sign of peripher ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Possible neuropathy: You may possess a mild developing peripheral neuropathy, but you may also have a hereditary sensitivity to pressure palsies, which means transient com ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Nerve: Sounds like nerve problem. You need to see primary care doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corentine Kwende
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Circulation/nerve : Could be either poor blood flow(circulation), neuropathy See your Primary doctor for basic exam and tests
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U HAVE SCRATCHED OFF: ..the dermal layer, & have a full thickness loss over the vein. elevate, ice, mild pressure & it will stop bleeding and heal. use an antibioti ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
No: This may simply pass. The concern if if goes on is about carpal tunnel first. I don't know about history of diabetes or other issues that could be a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Could be: Cold hands and feet can have many causes, most of which are not serious, but they can be annoying. Low thyroid can cause this and should be checked o ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Sometime these swelling are are positional due to gravity. Other-time, could be due to insect bite or allergies, could be anything.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
19 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation: The symptoms you describe are concerning for inflammation. Would recommend seeing your doctor when you have active symptoms. Based on exam, your do ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
May be not: Seems to be just simple cold temp issue. Please check with your pcp to rule out any circulatory problem.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Parethesias: Peripheral neuropathy of various causes like B12 deficiency, diabetes, carpal tunnel syndrome and tarsal tunnel syndrome among many other causes can d ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Too many causes: Numb toes could be caused by multitude of problems, from something simple as tight fitting footwear to more complicated diagnoses such as diabetes. I ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: See your doctor as soon as possible. There are multiple causes of your symptoms and a complete history and physical exam by your doctor is indicated.. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dont worry/get check: You should consult your doctor to find the cause as it is not normal for hands and feet to swell up on and off it may be simple water retention.But m ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Raynaud's: Although there are many potential causes, one in particular that is more common is raynaud's. If the symptoms typically worsen with contact with cold ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Baskerville
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Raynaud's Phenomenon: The symptoms you describe are suggestive of Raynaud's Phenomenon. This can be Primary or Secondary. Meaning, if secondary, it may be related to other ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible raynaud's: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Question makes no: sense. Please try again. As far as R they related i would say yes as they R (toes) part of the foot. As 2 cause, U need 2 C a Md. For Hx, xam.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Possible allergic: To be sure you need to see your mrdical doctor or opthalmologist but most common cause of itchy an painful eyes is allergic conjunctvitis but there ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
He needs to consult : With his md and inform him of what is occurring, sooner than later.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: If symptoms have persisted for weeks then see a neurologist.

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