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numbness or tingling, one side only

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marco Coppola
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to an ER...: ...now. If these symptoms just started, we need to make sure you're not having a stroke.
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Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need more infor: To properly answer your question, a doctor would need more information and to do an exam. You should see a doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Tingling L shoulder: Could be thoracic outlet syndrome or coming from compressed irritated nerve in the neck. Would get MRI of cervical spine and if normal follow up with ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Numbness suggests a neurological cause of which there are a number of possibilities including a pinched nerve in the neck. I would not hesitate to be ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Let Dr decide: Best clarify with your doctor numbness on one side is a concern but an examination would clarify if you need a ct. The finger numbness alone is like ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: Several things come to mind but you need to see a healthcare provider to have this checked out. Certainly not normal for someone your age.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
MS paresthesias: Multiple sclerosis parasthesias are abnormal sensations due to nerve damage by demyelination lesions. Lesion means sensation. It is always there in m ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not always: No two people have exactly the same symptoms of MS due to the complexity of the disease. Some symptoms may come and go, while others linger. Numbness ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Get med checkup 1st: First step is to get a physical check up to rule out heart disease, vascular, neurological etc and then to consider paresthesias related to anxiety a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
MS? Unlikely: I would advise you see your doctor for a proper work up to rule out drug side effects, if you’re taking any, as well as psychological causes
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: A neurologist is best to evaluate the white matter changes in your brain and neck ct scans and interpret them in light of your neurological symptoms a ... Read More
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