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Back Pain And Numbness In Hands
Stressed out: Does it feel like your shoulders are pulled up almost to your ears? I have found that some people get stress build up in their shoulders, neck and upper back. This also goes hand in hand with clenching your teeth. A stress reduction protocol and massage may help the initial pain. The tight muscles may be squeezing the nerve to cause tingling. Use moist heat to relax the soft tissue then stretch. ...Read more
The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more
Low back pain. Numbess and not being able to move legs and also numbness and coldness in spine. Numbness and coldness in arm. Pain and tingling legs?
See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression at elbow or wrist. Although left arm implicated in heart conditions, doubtful this issue is playing a role when immobilized. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Chest Pain: When to call an ambulance, chest pain + any of these: A sudden feeling of pressure, squeezing, tightness, or crushing under your breastbone Chest pain that spreads to your jaw, left arm, or back Sudden sharp chest pain with shortness of breath Nausea, dizziness, rapid heart rate or rapid breathing, confusion, ashen color, or excessive sweating Very low blood pressure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There could be : Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet(spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen ) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a pinch nerve cause tingling numbness in arms hands fingers and toes. I have extreme muscle. Tension in neck shoulders and sharp back pains spasm?
Sharp pain from elbow to fingertips had some numb tingling In back and hip and lower back pain radiates Into pelvic all on right side.
Pinched Nerve(s): Likely a cervical (or neck) pinched nerve. You can't tell exactly where from the brief description. If these are from something mild you can recall and you have full strength & feeling the affected parts of the body you can try remedies for any inflammation. Ice, NSAIDS (i.e. ibuprofen) & rest. If it does not rapidly get better, worsens, there is weakness or it is severe seek med attention. ...Read more
Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See answer: Burning and numbness in one leg can have many causes. One of fhem is a radiation of pain from pressure on the sciatic nerve. The place to start in you evaluation is a good history of your back. If you have gas trauma to the back? You do heavy of repetitive work? You have a leg lengthy discrepancy? Must do a thorough history first ...Read more
Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.
Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could be from any number of causes. An infectious or inflammatory workup may also be indicated. Again, the pain and lack of movement in the right arm needs more immediate attention. ...Read more
Lumbar scoliosis. Experiencing sciatica pain. Recently accompanied by muscle spasms in buttocks and calf. Tingling and numbness in arms and hands ?
Lumbar scoliosis: Where you diagnosed by a physician. While the tingling and numbness in the arms may result from cervical radiculopathy, The spasms in the buttocks and legs may be related to the lumbar scoliosis. An evaluation and possible radiological studies will be helpful. Your age and full medical history ...Read more
Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?
Spine specialist W/U: It coulb be from disc disease in your neck or high in the back creating some nerve root irritation from the sudden negative intrathoracic pressure created by the sneeze. When not sneezing the disc may look normal, which makes it very difficult to diagnose. The same phenomenon can result from a build up of bone (osteophytes) near the central canal or the foramen where the nerves travel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mult. possibilities: Multiple possibilities. You might have a "pinched nerve" in the neck. This can be caused by a disc bulge in the neck that is pressing or irritation a nerve. Other causes could include muscle pain due to tightness/ poor posture other neurologic causes need to be ruled out . Carpal tunnel syndrome is a possibility as well. See your doctor for diagnostic testing and an appropriate treatment program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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