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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What can I do for right side upper back pain + shoulder numbness that goes down to my fingers?

Cervical disdisease : Cervical disc disease manifests as pain in the shoulder and then radiates down toward the hand. Other signs are weakness in the fingers and the arm.
Treatment is usually a trial of nsaids and physical therapy.
To make the definitive diagnosis, an MRI and emg/ncv will identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

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Can I still feel my anxiety symptoms like back pain, numbness, tingling, itching, and sharp pain when I'm not anxious at that moment?

Can I still feel my anxiety symptoms like back pain, numbness, tingling, itching, and sharp pain when I'm not anxious at that moment?

Anxiety: You may have sub clinical anxiety but your symptoms are likely related. You don't list any meds. Please talk to your parents and your doctor about what may be bothering you. ...Read more

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Low back pain and leg tingling at gym?

See a Doc: The first thing to do is to try to determine what activity brought about these symptoms. You really need to think hard about this. If you can identify what brought it about, then it may be helpful to speak to a personal trainer to see if you are using poor technique or if there is an activity that you are "overdoing". If the symptoms persist, probably best to see your doc or a back specialist. ...Read more

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What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain

What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain

Concern: If the symptoms you describe are new and it is not a child, you should rule our heart attack. May be emergency, consider going to er. With very limited description impossible to give advice. ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain for 3 weeks now only in certain positions for few sec and very mild body tingling but tht might be after i read abot spinal cancer?

Sharp lower back pain for 3 weeks now only in certain positions for few sec and very mild body tingling but tht might be after i read abot spinal cancer?

Probably not: Please see your doctor, even though a spinal tumor is quite unlikely, unless you already have a previous cancer. It might be as simple as a pulled muscle or a ruptured disc. ...Read more

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Can lower back pain cause tingling in arms?

Can lower back pain cause tingling in arms?

No: No, not directly. Whatever is causing the back pain, may be causing issues elsewhere in the spine or nervous system, which may then result in symptoms in the arms. ...Read more

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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice. Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back. Vertebrae may also be involved. Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended. Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more

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Chronic mid back pain. Tingling, numbing feeling. I have had this for about a year. Not kidneys not disks. Drs are stumped. Help!?

Chronic mid back pain. Tingling, numbing feeling. I have had this for about a year. Not kidneys not disks. Drs are stumped. Help!?

MIdback pain: Where do you feel the numbness? Where is the mid to you? At the lower end of the rib cage or between the shoulder blades?I use the terms "thoracic, " spine with ribs "lumbar" ribs to pelvis "thoracolumbar" where the two join. Thanksfor the question. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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