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Arm And Leg Numb Weak
I am 24 weeks pregnant and my left arm and right leg are numb and weak. I also have scoliosis, could this be a hospital visit?
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Can concussion from accident 8 months ago still cause problems & can I get new ones? Left arm & leg numb tingle for a month its getting worse?
Concussion: If the accident was 8 months ago you should be pass the symptoms and if you are getting new ones then you see a neurologist for a consultation to sort out if the new symptoms are still related to the original injury ...Read more
See a doctor: If you haven't already, see a doctor in order to determine if there is a relationship with your symptoms. Having a detailed history and physical exam will be invaluable to determining next steps. ...Read more
Which one is most likely to make only my left side neck, shoulder, arm, hand & leg numb & tingly a pinched nerve in back or neck? I have no pain.
Nerve impingement: These symptoms most likely arise in your neck/cervical spine. It can also arise from your brain from something like a stroke but this is less likely if the face is not involved. Nerve impingement should not be taken lightly. Any neurologic deficits such as these should be evaluated by a physician promptly. If you develop any functional loss or weakness that would represent an emergency. ...Read more
Car accident 8 months ago suffered severe concussion new symptoms seizures decline in vision cognitive hunger sleep & left arm leg numb & tingle?
Stay with your doc.: Seems like you have a few issues which may or may not be related to each other and may or may not be related to your prior accident. You are being evaluated with the right stuff - MRI, etc. Your symptoms will require some thinking and close examination over time. Stick with your doc and they will be able to explain them far better than anyone on the internet. ...Read more
Help! I just have sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side body. Any risk of stroke?
Yes: Call 911 and/or get to the er right away. ...Read more
Would unilateral parasthesia (no pain, just constant numbness in the arm and leg without weakness) be a typical mild concussion symptom?
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For the last year I have had numbness and feeling weak or slow on my left side arm and leg. Asked my doctor and they shrugged it off : (?
I would not discount: Sometimes people have subjective neurologic symptoms that a neurologic exam will not always verify; but this could be insidious onset of a brain tumor, a-v malformation, m.S. Or others. It needs follow up and some tests. ...Read more
10 months left side arm leg weakness, numb, hard to walk, now it is getting better, numbness almost gone, no dr has answer to why it happen?
See neurologist!: You do not say what kind of docs you have seen and what sort of work-up you have had. Have you had a MRI of your brain? Have you seen a neurologist? Please do both, if either have not been done. If you have see a neurologist, and not gotten an answer that is clear to you, please get a second or even a third opinion. Glad this appears to be getting better. Good luck! ...Read more
See neurologist now: These are several neurologic causes for these symptoms. See a neurologist asap. ...Read more
Chronic dizzy weak n numbness arm and leg rightside face and head numb as well. Wat could it be? And which dr can I see please help.
See your PCP to st--: Art with but most likely you need a neurologist, to get a better evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
Can a TIA cause a subtle dull weak. Feeling in only one leg and not the arm of the same side? Also have low back and neck prob. Not numb. Tia?
An 11 year old girl has acute onset of tingling and numbness together with decreased sensation in her right arm and leg. She became weak on same side?
Neurologist: She needs to be examined immediately by a pediatric neurologist. Tingling and numbness can be as simple as a pinched nerve although highly unlikely in a child that young. But motor weakness implies that she has both sensory and motor involvement. Please do take her right away. ...Read more
My b12 levels have been normal but my pain has been progressing. Also I have been getting numbness all over along with leg, hand and arm weakness.
Numbness and: Weakness need to be evaluated by your doc. He/she may refer you to a neurologist. There are many possibilities for your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more
I have been having my face lock up & go numb -ie when I smile, etc- numbness of my neck and weakness of legs/arms. Any idea what it could be?
See your doctor: I'd definitely go see your doctor. If it is found on exam is a different than if it is just your feeling. You may need an MRI of brain or spine. ...Read more
I have had weakness, numbness, & tingling on my right side (arm, leg, face) for about 2 months. Brain & spinal MRI came back normal. What could it be?
I would be willing: To bet that you are severely deficient in b vitamins. Commonest cause today is sugar in all its different forms. This is so common that my answers all seem to be the same. Alas, americans have forgotten how important diet is and the "right" food is too expensive for many. We are "shooting ourselves in the foot". ...Read more
I have weakness, numbness, tingling, heaviness, in my arms and legs on a daily basis worse when lying down or in motion what can this be its even starting to blure my vision at times and causing me to be tired all the time
Hi I am experiencing some issues such as arms being heavy but weak, body jerks I hands and legs, numbness, hands shake when not jerking.?
Exam: You will need a neurological exam. Testing, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. I suggest a neurological exam. ...Read more
I have developed sudden weakness and numbness in left leg and tremor in right arm and left leg. Referred urgent MRI scan. What could this show?
Stroke or MS: Sudden weakness & numbness is worrisome for stroke. Think fast: face, arms, speech & time. Obviously someone didn't think that you're having a stroke. Multiple sclerosis comes to mind in young caucasian females especially those living in northern latitudes. But the best person to answer your question is the doc who ordered the test! Ask him/her what s/he hoped to find. ...Read more
Along with weak legs and numb fingers with pain on index ones, now when I rub my upper arms it makes my index fingers hurt badly until I stop. Why?
Get checked!: There are multiple potential causes, I would get checked as soon as possible. One potential cause is a condition known as cervical myelopathy. In this condition there is severe spinal cord compression, usually by a disc herniation or bone spur. Patients develop numbness in the arms and legs and can lead to paralysis. Please be seen. ...Read more
Should I be concerned with a left choroid fissure neuroepthial cyst. Also present left side numbness, weakness in face, arms, legs, cognitive issue?
No: These cysts are benign and are incidental findings. See a neurologist to determine the true cause of your symptoms. If you suffer from headaches that is most likely cause of your symptoms. However still it is best to have neurological consultation. ...Read more
I have 14 spinal disks with problems and 2 lumbar surgeries 20 years ago. I have pain, numbness, & weakness in both legs, right arm. Please help?
Difficult dilemma: Although you could be experiencing nerve compressions at several levels in your spine, you might also be suffering cervical stenosis, which is compressing spinal cord and nerve roots. Also, a co-morbidity, peripheral neuropathy, could be superimposed as a new problem. Need to sort out asap, and perhaps see a neurosurgeon, and maybe neurologist later. ...Read more
Jerks from head down to arms, raised plasma viscosity in blood, coldness, weakness and tingling in right arm (happened once) numbness in left leg?
Highviscosity: Take it seriously let a nero and hematologist totally evaluate you may be alarming sign. ...Read more
Had RLS for yrs in legs, now arms. Always very painful, and now spasticity, numb, weak, fatigued day & night. Ms is in family. What should I tell neuro?
NEED DIAGNOSIS: You symptoms of spasticity, numbness, and weakness are not consistent with restless leg syndrome, and the pattern of fatigue seems also atypical. You need to describe all of this to the new doctor, as ms could be a consideration, but so could other diseases. Hopefully, your neurologist should readily sort out all of this and start appropriate treatment, but if questions arise, contact us again. ...Read more
I'm 36yrs old. I'm suffering from muscle weakness all over my body specially with my arms and legs. Tremors in other part of my body also numbness.
Need workup: Your symptoms too nonspecific to give you a firm diagnosis in 400 characters or less. You should see your doctor for a full workup including thyroid analysis, metabolic survey, & other testing as appropriate depending upon what's found. Good luck. Try keeping track of the TREMORS as to whether they are more prominent with activity or at rest and if weakness comes and goes or constantly there. ...Read more