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Arms and face are going numb from IV drug use?

Arms and face are going numb from IV drug use?

See a doctor: Numbness is a neurological symptom, face and arms suggest brain and spinal cord are involved, imperative to see a physician for a thorough neurological examination. Seeking detoxification is also important. Iv drug use is notorious for medical complications.There maybe very harnful impurities in the drugs you are using. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Iv Drug Use (Definition)

Drug dependence means that a person needs a drug to function normally. Abruptly stopping the drug leads to withdrawal symptoms. Drug addiction is the compulsive use of a substance, despite its ...Read more


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I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what do I need to do?

I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what  do I need to do?

Alot of bad stuff: Not here to judge but to put it simply alot of medically bad stuff can happen with IV drug use. For example, you, can get bacteria in your blood and on your heart valves ( endocarditis). The list is long with many serious problems. Go get checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my face and arms go numb whenever i'm intimate with my boyfriend?

What are some possible reasons that my face and arms go numb whenever i'm intimate with my boyfriend?

Ask your doctor: It may be varied causes. Depends on if it only happens during sex. It could be related to anxiety, or nothing to worry about, or could be something vascular related, etc. Arm going numb, maybe related to position of arm, there may be pressure over a peripheral nerve. Make sure you are always in a comfortable position, and your neck is not being unduly stressed and not in an awkward position. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

What causes numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

Hyperventilation: Complaint of paresthesias in both upper extremities & peri-oral region of face is a non-physiologic/anatomic pattern of neural function/expression. More likely explanation is systemic metabolic changes in blood acid-base balance incited by hyperventilation. Underlying anxiety disorder is commonly primary cause in the symptom-arousing causal chain of these physiologic events. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

What to do if I have numbness/tingly feeling in both arms and face?

Hyperventilation: Complaint of paresthesias in both upper extremities & peri-oral region of face is a non-physiologic/anatomic pattern of neural function/expression. More likely explanation are systemic metabolic changes in blood acid-base balance incited by hyperventilation. Underlying anxiety disorder is commonly the primary cause in the symptom-arousing causal chain of these physiologic events. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning having a numb arms & face. It's the first time i've experience this numbness. Now, i start to be worried about this. ?

Sleep position?: Are they still numb? How long did it last? Was this the first time it has happened? Did you sleep on your stomach on top of you arms? If this does not go away you should call your physician. ...Read more

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Why does the side of my face go numb and tingly for only a few seconds?And also my legs and arms?Happensat least twice a day no matter what im doing.

Why does the side of my face go numb and tingly for only a few seconds?And also my legs and arms?Happensat least twice a day no matter what im doing.

Aura without migrain: Knowing that you suffer from migraine headaches, it is quite likely that these symptoms represent aura without migraines or if headache follows these symptoms then it will be called aura with migraines. You need prophylaxis for migraines. ...Read more

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What are numbness in head,face & arms, dizzyness and headaches symptoms of ?

What are numbness in head,face & arms, dizzyness and headaches symptoms of ?

A gigantic number of: possibilities. Diagnoses, for any degree of usefulness, are based on extensive knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, frequency of common pathologies & associated symptoms, examination data (external & internal), awareness of the complexity of the Soul?Mind?Brain?Body human existence, pros & cons of most treatment strategies, etc. Symptoms: only perceived by the body owner & very limited clues! ...Read more

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