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Anxiety Or Something Worse Paresthesia In Hands Feet
What diseases cause hand paresthesia and swelling (in the MS mimic) catagory? I've been having a lot of symptoms that are classic MS symptoms but have not been diagnosed. My brain MRI without contrast was normal. One neurologist sd it was anxiety and to s
Some of the options: Cervical radiculopathy, transverse myelopathy, ulnar / radial / median nerve impingement (incl carpal tunnel syndome), brachial plexopathy, peripheral neuropathy (there are many causes), and vascular disorders, such as calciphylaxis. I agree that carpal tunnel syndrome is #1 - and should be a place to start. A normal brain MRI does help put MS aside. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
I can't do things like cross arms, legs, comb hair, hold phone, push ups w/out some form of paresthesia. How is that anxiety? Xanax doesn't stop it. I'm not panicking. I have popping in hand, shoulder blade that shoots pins and needles down arm.
Anxiety or medical?: A diagnosis of anxiety as a cause of physical symptoms can only be made when medical causes have been ruled out. Suggest you see your pcp for an evaluation of paresthesias. That said, anxiety can cause numerous physical symptoms even without conscious panicky thoughts because of the body's response to an adrenaline surge via the "fight or flight" reaction. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Anxiety symptoms: It could be a symptom of anxiety, or something else. Consult with your family doctor first to find out if there's some medical condition causing it, or if it's related to a meciation you might be taking. If not, consider consulting with a psychiatrist, or other mental health professional for treatment of anxiety. ...Read more
Hands really warm, but feet cold. Is this because of anxiety? Dehydration? PS I also have a lot of layers on cuz I get cold easily
Cause or effect ?: If you are worried about it you have anxiety, which may be warranted.If you notice you are feeling different and excessively cold, you may have a medical condition that has this symptom. Low thyroid is one thing that comes to mind.I would wright down what your symptoms and how long they have been present and see your doc. ...Read more
My dr. Asked me if i had tingling in my hands and feet bc of anxiety, i said no. But now i do. What does this tingling mean?
Have anxiety. Neck /back issue. had cool a/c on , like I was hot & cold , mostly cold on hands & feet . Turned a/c off ..I'm kinda cold still . What is this ?
Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/concern/unpleasant sensations/ dread. It causes restlessness, fatigue, muscle tension & concentration difficulties. It is considered a normal reaction to a stressor, unless it interferes with daily functioning or causes significant distress, as in panic. ...Read more
Yes it can: Anxiety could be accompanied by autonomic features. When in danger, the body floods the system with adrenaline (sns), the hormone of strenuous action and “flight or fight”. These reactions are involuntary and can be responsible for strange physiological symptoms. From cold nose, heart palpitation or even encopresis. ...Read more
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