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As Funny As It Is I Wake Up And Part Of My Butt Is Numb
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. Xrays show degen. In neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more
Pain in elbows, numbness, it spreads down from shoulders to fingers, wrists hurt, wake up at night, but is all day. What is it? Maybe Part Of Fibromya
Elbow pain: Pain on both elbows? Lateral or medial side, Swelling? Aggravated by activities or impaired range of motion? Pain, numbness spread down to fingers could be nerve entrapment (ulnar, median nerve). Fibromyalgia (FM) is possible due to bilateral symmetry of pain (usually 2 cm distal to lateral epicondyle). FM pain usually widespread plus fatigue, depression. Consult your PCP. Thanks and good luck ...Read more
This past days. I wake up middle of night feeling different parts. Of my body numb I have to get up and walk it of. I drink lots of water and exercise?
Exercise: Do I hr walks daily. U don't have to walk at night. U don't seem to have any medical problem. ...Read more
Ate quick, felt ache in upper right breast, lower right part of neck & funny feeling in gut. Right hand numb. Hard to inhale/exhale anxious. Idea?
Why does the upper part of my back get numb when I'm doing some kind of physical activity? It now is numb all the time now
See a doctor: I would recommend seeing a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do I wake up sometimes at night with a feeling of numbness all over my body? I can't shout and move. It makes me weak.
Sleep paralysis: Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which people, either when falling asleep or wakening, temporarily experience an inability to move. It is a transition state between wakefulness and rest characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It can occur at sleep onset or upon awakening, it is believed to be a result of disrupted rem sleep. ...Read more
I am a 55-year-old male and am having some noticeable numbness. As part of my doctors trying to figure things out, I have underdone several different?
Adult Numbness: Numbness can be caused by many thing, ranging from diabetes, thyroid problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, pinched nerves, certain medications and alcohol use to strokes, lupus and multiple sclerosis. You are wise to work with your physician as they perform evaluations and tests to find the cause of your numbness. More info: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Paresthesia ...Read more
Am a 26 yo female. Since delivery 10 months ago have been getting numbness in the upper right part of the back + other parts of the body. Why is that?
See a neurologist: Numbness in different locations of the body is not typically associated with pregnancy. Occasionally, pregnant women can get sensory symptoms in the lateral thigh, a condition called meralgia paresthetica which is due to pressure on a nerve. Other neurological conditions can appear after pregnancy. A person with unusual sensory symptoms after pregnancy should be checked by a neurologist. ...Read more
If this began <60min: Ago, log out and dial 911. This may be Bell's Palsy or another nerve issue due to illness, but STROKE can't be ruled out yet and time is critical. GO to the ER by AMBULANCE NOW if the symptoms started less than 60 min ago, or less than 3 hours ago at the very latest. You need to be seen by a doctor right away. ...Read more
Headache when I wake up late or sleep for long hours in morning, feels like numbness or frozen and it lasts for about a day?
6 months pregnant with second child and think she sitting on a nerve what should I do if I feel numbness in low part of my body?
Change position: As the head enters the pelvis, it can press on the sacral nerves causing numbness or pain. Shifting position can move the baby temporally off these nerves. ...Read more
What can be the cause of numbness and burning sensation of one part of the body which lasted for seconds with no other associated symptoms?
Maybe nerve pressed: A person who gets numbness, tingling, or odd sensations in various parts of his body, is likely stimulating or pressing on the nerve to that part of the body. Pressing on the blood vessels to that part of the body is also possibly a cause, but less likely. The person can see his primary care doctor and show him exactly what happens. The doctor may refer to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Probably not: It usually means you have cut off circulation from sleeping in an odd position; however, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Try wearing a wrist splint at night to keep your wrists from bending while you sleep, and also pillows under your elbows to avoid pressure there. If it keeps up, see your doctor for testing. ...Read more
Thoracic outlet: There are a few possibilities that fit. A neurologist can tease that out. Thoracic outlet syndrome causes this, by pinching the nerves from your spine as they feed into your arms. If you sleep on your back, a cervical spine / disc problem would do it, pinching at the nerve root. Carpal tunnel is s possibility, too. I'm sure there are others. See your md for a referral, if needed. ...Read more
Sleep position?: Your position when sleeping may augment a narrowing of the neural foramina leading to the arms. Try sleeping @ 45 degrees in a recliner one night and see if that makes a difference. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel: Hand numbness when you wake up is a classic sign of carpal tunnel. Try wearing some wrist splints to bed and see if that helps. If that helps try wearing the splints every night for a month, then go to every other night for a while. If that does not help, get it checked out. ...Read more
Depends: Commonly sciatica due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches can manifest itself as thigh numbness. Compression of the nerves in the thigh can also lead to similar symptoms. If symptoms persist or you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in the er and seek an orthopedic spine surgeon. ...Read more
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