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Abdominal Pain With Numb Feet
Boyfriend gets random stomach pain, numb feet, burning sensation between his penus and anus. Hiv, STD tests and urine are negative. What could it be?
Dizzy, tired, numb face n limb, stiff body numb, dry skin, pain leg, short breath, upper abdominal pain. Is that autonomic nervous disease?
Multiple symptoms: At your age an autonomic nervous system disease is highly unlikely unless you have had some type of trauma or prior nervous system disease. All these symptoms could be simply dehydration. Try drinking 4 glasses (8 oz each) of watch and wait a few minutes and see how you feel. Your urine should be clear and not yellow. Good luck and feel better! Hope this helped. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain, foot numbness, difficulty walking, low back pain and generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensatio...
Hi, Thank you for your question.
I would love to take the time to discuss your issues in more details. The way you phrased your question is too general and could be anything.
Please contact me to further discuss your concerns.
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There are a few: Things that can cause this. The one I would be most concerned about is that you do not have a clot in your leg which potentially may cause both symptoms you mention. This would be considered a medical emergency. If the aching pain in the leg is in your calf then I would advise you seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more
Those signs and symptoms by themselves are fairly nonspecific. Even when when they occur together they do not point to a single diagnosis.
If your pmd cannot treat this I would suggest that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more
Numbness: This is something a neurologist needs to investigate, you need some tests, see if you can find a neurologist in your area. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot numbness and pins and needles 5 weeks after puncture wound injury to ball of foot. Is this normal?
See a physician: You should be evaluated with a careful history and physical examination. This is not the usual course for a standard laceration or other such injury, so best to be seen promptly. ...Read more
I sometimes have flashes of pain in my chest that is followed by pain in the neck, cold and numb feet and sometimes arm, all on the left side.
You need to go to: The Emergency room to get checked out for heart disease. You may have been having heart attacks, or aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, or circulation problems on the left side. If those are ruled out, then you may need to followup with a healthcare provider for continued surveillance and diagnosis for treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Does gabapantin use have a goal? Is there a point where I'm cured of post chemo neuropathy? Can I take metanx with I t? Chemo 1999.Numb feet 3 years.
Neuritic pain: Chemo damages nerves. They can die, recover fully, or partial recovery with dysesthesia. Gabapentin (neurontin) helps during recovery to reduce pain. Once recovery period is over medication rarely helps. You are well past recovery period. Gabapentin should not affect other meds. ...Read more
I am experiencing foot numbness. Numbness also affects my legs. I’m healthy & 40 yo. The following also describes me: Leg numbness. What should I do?
Numbness of foot: If you had a crushing injury to the foot and the nerve tissue was also crushed, the likelihood of return to normal sensation is low. However, I have found that high voltage electrical stimulation therapy can be helpful with nerve injury and degeneration. ...Read more
Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with pain in in the foot should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more
Go to the ER: Calf pain with related numbness below can be a serious sign. You should probably go to the er to make sure you don't have a DVT (blood clot.) another possible serious diagnosis is peripheral arterial disease (pad) in which the pain and numbness are the result of the circulation being cut off. Of course many causes can be benign, but you need to rule out the serious causes first. ...Read more
Possibly: Possibly, particularly if they occurred at the same time. The acl tear itself would not cause numbness, but in the same injury that you tore your acl, you could potentially injured the peroneal nerve, which runs right by the knee. The other possibility is it could be coming from the back. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor. A nerve conduction test could be helpful as well. ...Read more
See a doctor: You need to see a neurosurgeon or orthopedist for evaluation. ...Read more
It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more
Burning of the skull after severe impact with metal frame of drivers door after top of head taking out side window has left me with numb feet and face?
I have been experiencing foot numbness for the past couple of weeks; not pins and needles but a numbness and my foot near my toes feels "fat". What could be the cause?
Symmetric numbness affecting all the toes, often making the toes feel "wooden" or "like balled up socks, " or "swollen" (without visible swelling) can be a sign of a kind of nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by a large number of conditions, but in developed countries the most common condition is diabetes. Other things that can cause peripheral neuropathy include infections, vitamin deficiencies, and hereditary conditions. Other things that can cause symmetric toe numbness could possibly include problems affecting the spinal cord or blood vessels.
Because many of these conditions can get worse or result in permanent injury if not detected and treated early, it is important to get the problem checked out. Starting point could be a primary care doctor (family practice or internal medicine) who can determine if neurology consultation is needed. ...Read more
Seek treatment: If you haven't or currently not under the care of a foot and ankle specialist, seek treatment. You should be properly evaluated and appropriately treated. Numbness in a diabetic patient could be the development of peripheral neuropathy which can lead to further complications, seek treatment with a specialist. ...Read more