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Alcohol Withdrawal And Pins And Needles
Pins and needles feeling in both hands and dizzyness? Pins and needles for past 3 weeks. New symptom. Dizzyness was already there before.
See below: Combination of the peripheral and central symptoms in the young individual brings a wide range of the diferrential diagnosis. You will benefit from seeing your local neurologist for more in depth evaluation. ...Read more
Fairly common side: This is a complaint that many people have. It's also described as a w/drawal issue so don't just quit! Discuss it w/ Dr and seek alternatives - definitely consider therapy to optimize outcome and lower/shorten need for any drugs! ...Read more
Can spironolactone cause tingling and pins and needles sensations in the legs, hands and toes? I've been taking 75mg daily for about 2 months.
Sharp pins and needles pain back of knee and continues down leg. Pins and needles in wrist and hand as well. Happens occassionally, mostly lying down.
Pins and needles: It's unclear if this is occurring with pressure in the back of the knees or the hands and wrist. Pressure over those areas can cause those symptoms. If there is no pressure over those area, then the question is do these symptoms persist or quickly dissipate. If the symptoms persist or continue on a regular basis, then they should be evaluated. ...Read more
Food for recovery from alcohol abuse and alcohol withdrawal and malnutrition? And other tips on how to recover? I'm aching a lot and dizzy
Congratulations: on your recovery process. Alcohol/drug withdrawing needs to be supervised by your doctor for your safety. At some point he/she will encourage you to continue on your own and return if needed. Malnutrition is a risk factor. Lab testing for nutrient levels is best. Otherwise, include protein, good fats, and carbs in each meal. Don't listen to the low fat and no eggs hype. It is not good science ...Read more
Having "pins and needles" like feelings, especially in my hands, also buzzing in my hands and skin crawling sensation. No other symptoms. Help me?
Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done. ...Read more
Pins and needles all over especially hands feet lips and tongue come and go. I've been diagnosed wth depression and health anxiety. Is it related?
Hyperventilation: Breathing too much over a period of time can do this. Sometimes this is subtle. Try this test: breath as fast and deeply as you can for a full two minutes. If this reproduces your symptoms we are on to something. ...Read more
Cubital Tunnel: Sounds like a cubital syndrome or ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. This effects the nerve that goes under the bone on the underside of the medial bump of the elbow. Also known as funny bone. It becomes sensitive if it is trying to heal. Avoid having your elbow flexed as much as possible especially at night time. Reverse a elbow pad so it is in front and wear at night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need evaluation: This could be a neuropathy or paresthesias but with your other conditions your evaluation will look for these or other explanations. The sensitivity to sunlight will have a different cause or possibly an associated condition. Your physicians will try to integrate these in your evaluation. ...Read more
I get acute severe edema of the hands, feet and face along with a tingling, burning pain within moments of eating certain foods and drinking alcohol?
See an allergist: These symptoms need to be investigated, consult an allergist for testing and proper diagnosis. They may or may not be related to food intake. ...Read more
Due to sudden heavy alcohol i am feeling tingling sensation and numbness in hands and foot. I dont drink regularly.
Spine nerve irritate: Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight.You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get attacks of tachycardia and other symptoms including sob, tingling in hands. .. daily/nightly. What causes the tingling in hands and sob?
Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more
Not recommended: The best thing is to seek help for alcohol withdrawal, which can be dangerous. Check with your doctor and get her/his recommendations for withdrawal treatment. Xanax (alprazolam) doesn't last as long in the body as valium or librium, and there could be a risk of seizures if it wears off and the alcohol withdrawal breaks through. Don't try this at home! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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