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numbness and tingling in both arms and hands

A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor. : You are describing symptoms of neuropathy. This can be seen with other medical conditions like diabetes as well. You should see your doctor about ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidar Jahromi
55 years experience Neurology
Multiple locations : Including both sides of brain, brian stem , cervical spinal cord and / or peripheral nerve could be the sites of problem and different pathological pr ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
TWO POSSIBILITIES: 1. Pinched nerve(s) in your neck (Cervical spine) Have your PCP check this out. 2. HYPERVENTILATION ( try breathing into a paper bag its an "old remed ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although : Although this could be from hyperventilation or a panic attack, there is still a possibility of a heart attack. I recommend that you call 911 and be ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex: Could be hyperventilation middle ear inflammation anxiety neurologic problem if continues see md.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Shoulder : Shoulder pain can be from a variety of things, including arthritis, rotator cuff problems and instability of the shoulder. Shoulder instability can at ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
19 years experience Dentistry
Stressed out: Does it feel like your shoulders are pulled up almost to your ears? I have found that some people get stress build up in their shoulders, neck and upp ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: Tingling in hands and feet in a 48 years old individual needs to be thorougly evaluated. Common conditions like diabetes & thyroid disorders can pres ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankur Dharia
20 years experience Podiatry
So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tingling: Sounds like a pinched nerve. Take an anti-inflammatory and if no improvement get a medical evaluation.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sounds vascular: You should take these symptoms seriously and see a doctor. Circulation may be an issue and chest pain is a signal to get attention now. There is no re ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?carpal tunnel syndr: You most likely possess localized synovitis over the wrists due to keyboarding, which might compress the median nerve at the wrist. See your doctor a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowena Desailly-chanson
26 years experience Neurology
See neurologist: Could be myalgia or muscle soreness and aches from different causes and the numbness could be from nerve injury or pinching at specific sites dependin ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anything else?: If you are diabetic, or have rheumatoid arthritis or any of several other conditions - this might be related. If it is sudden - it may have been relat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Hyperventilation: Complaint of paresthesias in both upper extremities & peri-oral region of face is a non-physiologic/anatomic pattern of neural function/expression ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities..: You may have a pinched nerve due to a variety of possible reasons. See your primary care physician who may order some x-rays and possibly an mri. Yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience Neurology
Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khristine Tate
20 years experience Family Medicine
Need evaluation: You should be see by a dr immediately and possibly consider going to the er especially if you have urinary retention and numbness in your buttocks.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
57 years experience Neurology
Cervical spondylosis: Many causes: a) peripheral neuropathies produced by diabetes b) toxic neuropathies produces by chemotherapeutic agents; c) arthritis of the neck prod ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hogan
45 years experience Podiatry
Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's).
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A 92-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Not typically: If you are having an allergic reaction the the Prednisone you may have swelling, redness and possibly itching to the area. The Prednisone does not us ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperventilation: Breathing too much over a period of time can do this. Sometimes this is subtle. Try this test: breath as fast and deeply as you can for a full two m ... Read More
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