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tingling and numbness on left side of body

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Raynaud's Phenomenon: Raynaud's phenomenon is an exaggerated blood vessel constriction in response to cold temperatures. Is associated with a hand discoloration. May be re ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Why indeed: Whatever is causing the numbness & tingling is also causing the painful sensation. The sense of touch is multimodality & of mind-mangling comp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
Tingling : Tingling and numbness that affects half of the body (which most people mean as including an upper limb, a lower limb, one side of the trunk, and somet ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends : Migraines can cause numbness or tingling sensations to certain individuals, however, if this is something new to your attack , pls consult your docto ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Numbness tingling: Impossible to say without more information. However if it has persisted greater than 2 weeks, it should be evaluated. Could be anything from a tempora ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Focal symptoms: Could be a migraine aura, possible transient cerebral ischemia, a focal sensory seizure, and if left arm only, maybe cardiac issue. Sometimes followi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Stroke : The symptoms you describe could be caused by a stroke and require immediate medical care. Please call EMS (911) and get taken to the nearest hospital ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Need details: If the symptoms are indeed involving left face, left arm, left chest and left leg , then the problem is likely in right brain. See a neurologist.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Many causes: There are many possible causes, ranging from stroke to complicated migraine to spinal cord disease. A neurologist can help investigate possible cause ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is likely a cervical radiculopathy which is a compressed nerve root in the neck. Have it evaluated.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Go to ER NOW: You might be having a stroke or a heart attack. This may turn out to be nothing serious but it could be life-threatening. We can't diagnose you furthe ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
For how long?: Need more info: When did it start? What were you doing? Did it happen suddenly or slowly? Has it happened before? Do you have any underlying medical p ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possible brain patho: Is it constant or intermittent. If tingling is indeed on whole left side including left face, left arm, left chest and left lower extremity without ne ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends ..: It could be from multiple sources. It could be related to compression of nerves stemming from the neck, armpit(axilla), elbow or (less likely) the wr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several possibilities with lyme disease being one of them. See a neurologist.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience Neurology
Tingling: You need to see a neurologist for an urgent evaluation.
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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Thalamic pain: can produce pain on one side of the body (including the head). The clinical course may help with sorting out what is going on. Is this jolts of pain, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
TIA?: If these symptoms just happened would seek medical evaluation asap to make sure you are not having a stroke.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pricking pain: If you can pinpoint it it is usually muscular. However, if you have risk factors for heart disease (smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol or family hist ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Needs brain imaging: Your presentation of symptoms really requires a neurological workup with imaging studies (preferably MRI with gadolinium contrast), blood chemistries, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Trigeminal nerve: Sensations to the face are perceived via trigeminal nerve. Your complaint suggests left sided t. Nerve irritation. If persistent you may need imaging ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Perhaps hypoglycemic: Did you have a good breakfast this morning? I know you're across the pond so perhaps by my standards the answer would be NO! LOL! Nevertheless, HYPO ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Pins and needles: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible for a neurological evaluation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: Pain or numbness in the left arm or hand can be associated with heart attacks. However, there usually are other symptoms such as chest pain, shortness ... Read More
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