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A 20-year-old female asked:

What does consistent rls symptoms in my left hand and foot mean? earlier, it would alternative and only come at night, now it's only in left and all the time. by rls, i mean pulling/burning/ticklish feeling, not tingling/pins & needles sensation

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Neurologist: Such symptoms may be caused by peripheral neuropathy or a lesion in the right side of the brain in the cortex. Multiple sclerosis, calcium or magnesium deficiency are less likely a cause unless other parts of the body are also involved. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Appropriate tests will be ordered.
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