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A 23-year-old female asked:

Can tingling sensation in body (mostly arms) be a sign of ms? no numbness or dizziness. reflexes are normal to. no vitamin deficiencies according to tests. no trauma or alcohol consumption. other possible causes?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
It could be MS but may be a manifestation of tension or anxiety or deficiency of calcium or magnesium.. The brain communicates with the skin and can sometimes cause this type of symptom. If you still have concerns, consult a neurologist for evaluation.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Tingling is nonspecific and nondiagnostic and that alone is not MULTIPLE sclerosis. See no rationale to see neurologist at this point. You could confer @ HT for virtual consult which may explore more
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Last updated Apr 6, 2021

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