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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have loss of cervical lordosis. Having pain in left arm, from neck to fingers, tingling too. Can it cause slight chest pain with back pain?

I have loss of cervical lordosis. Having pain in left arm, from neck to fingers, tingling too. Can it cause slight chest pain with back pain?

Cervical disk prob.: Yes. Your symptoms are consistent with a pinched nerve in the neck. This is most likely caused by a disk problem. Usual treatment stays with medication and physical therapy. MRI cervical spine can confirm the diagnosis.

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25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!

25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!

Possible arthritis: The onset and progression of your symptoms suggest that your joints are becoming painful one after the other. Headaches can occur from arthritis in neck. Swelling in hands from arthritis can compress the median nerve in hand causing symptoms of ct syndrome.

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My right arm, hand and fingers are always tingling. Also have neck pain & upper back pain. Even when I don't do anything at all. What could it be?

My right arm, hand and fingers are always tingling. Also have neck pain & upper back pain. Even when I don't do anything at all. What could it be?

Neck problem: Sounds like the issue is with the neck. See your doctor for evaluation. May need X-ray etc. Of the neck.

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What to do if I have a tingling sensation on my neck and lb back pain what can it mean?

What to do if I have a tingling sensation on my neck and lb back pain what can it mean?

See a doctor soon.: It could be nothing more that anxiety or something serious but it surely a reason to see a doctor.

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What would cause tingling, a shaky feeling in the upper body, as well as neck and back pain?

What would cause tingling, a shaky feeling in the upper body, as well as neck and back pain?

Nerve compression: Most likely you have disc space narrowing in your cervical thoracic spine. Which can compress the nerves to cause these symptoms. I Millions of Americans suffer from these annoying symptoms, for which a proper diagnosis is essential. Your primary doctor or Neurologist can order MRI of spine and brain to document this. In most cases, a regimen of physical therapy would be extremely helpful.

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Numbess and tingling around the shoulder blade, with back pain as well. How do it treat this?

Nerve irritation: It maybe that you have neck spinal nerve root irritation that gives rise to numbness and tingling. You will need to be seen by a family physician and as specialist in rehabilitation medicine.

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Lower left back pain, tingling sensation and sometimes pain on left leg, what could be the problem?

Lower left back pain, tingling sensation and sometimes pain on left leg, what could be the problem?

Lumbar radiculopathy: Pain and tingling sensation down one leg with associated same sided low back pain is most often cause by a pinched nerve. Nerves pass through the lower part of your spinal column before entering and providing nervous supply to your legs. The nerve can get pinched or compressed, usually by an out of place disc, before they enter the leg. This can in turn cause the symptoms your are experiencing.

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What could be the cause of my back pain and foot tingling?

What could be the cause of my back pain and foot tingling?

Pinched nerve: An injury to spinal disk or a nerve in the back can create both of the problems you mentioned.

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Why do I have tingling in my foot? Could it be related to my back pain?

Why do I have tingling in my foot? Could it be related to my back pain?

Yes plus more: Yes back pain can cause a problem but you should also consider a peripheral neuropathy. Please see a neurologist to sort out these issues. Be well and good wishes.

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I am experiencing finger pain, constipation and back pain (severity: severe) (side: both).

I am experiencing finger pain, constipation and back pain (severity: severe) (side: both).

It is unlikely that: The finger pain is related to your other problems but it is certainly possible that the back pain is related to your constipation. If increased fiber and hydration in your diet does not resolve the problem then you should see a health care provider for additional advice and evaluation.

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What can cause back pain and hand tingling?

What can cause back pain and hand tingling?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also?

Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also?

Numbness in hand: The most common causes of numbness in the pinky and ring finger is compression of the nerve at one of four places: the wrist, the elbow, the armpit, or the neck. The condition is unrelated to the chronic low back pain, although it is possible that you have arthritis in your neck and your low back that underlies both symptoms.

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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