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What could be the cause of sudden numbness and or tingling in limbs

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Limb numbness: It will help if you specify whether this is only in 1 limb, only upper or lower limbs, or all limbs. If the numbness/tingling is sudden and in all 4 l... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Numbness : In young patients, demyelinating disorders is always a consideration. Other autoimmune disorders, or vitamin deficiencies may need to be excluded. Che... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Left sided numbness: These are symptoms of great concern. There are several possibilites one of which could be a warning of an impending stroke. You should call your doc... Read More
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Continuous?off & on: If it is one time event and without any weakness compared to right side and none since then it is not serious. If recurrent or persistent, it may be d... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Panic attack: It sounds like a panic attack please sit down relax and take deep breath's and it should disappear
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Could be: If you are sleeping in a position that exacerbates or makes it ticked off. You should sleep with knees bent and a pillow between and beneath your knee... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 43 years experience
Cervical spine.: Normal cervical spine has a forward curvature (lordosis). Reversal of cervical lordosis usually means cervical muscle spasm. It may lead to pain with ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See a neurologist and get an evaluation. Possible peripheral nerve issues, but could involve spinal cord or brain. This needs to be sorted out, diag... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
Doesn't fit...: Symptoms seem to be related to nerve impingement. Facial nerves are different than neck nerves, though, which are the nerve supply to the arm. If the... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Probably not: If your Bells palsy responded to the amoxicillin, neuropathy will.probably do so too. Be patient.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Nerve compression: You squeezed / compressed a nerve while sleeping on your arm.

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