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Having chest tightness and numbness in both arms numb and tingly sensation in both arms and hands

Having chest tightness and numbness in both arms numb and tingly sensation in both arms and hands

Although : Although this could be from hyperventilation or a panic attack, there is still a possibility of a heart attack. I recommend that you call 911 and be evaluated at an emergency room. ...Read more

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more


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What causes tingling in both hands and both feet?

What causes tingling in both hands and both feet?

Parasthesias: There can be many causes including paresthesias, neuropathy, medication side effects, insect bite, to name a few. You would be prudent to visit with your podiatrist or gp. ...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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I've had headache, tingling in both arms and legs?

I've had headache, tingling in both arms and legs?

Goto ER: This can be nothing or a major issue. If you developed a headache and now your extremities are tingling I would go to the ER and make sure these is not a serious cause for these symptoms ...Read more

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What could be causing my arm pain and twitching in both arms and legs?

What could be causing my arm pain and twitching in both arms and legs?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Numb/tingling in hands, legs, and feet on both sides. Muscle spasms in legs, back and arms. Loss of balance, dizzy, stiff. Is it Neuropathy or ms?

Numb/tingling in hands, legs, and feet on both sides. Muscle spasms in legs, back and arms. Loss of balance, dizzy, stiff. Is it Neuropathy or ms?

Bad choices: You probably don't need or want to pick A or B. Both require a doctor's DX and TX and it might be another thing altogether. A common cause of neuropathy is a diabetic condition w/ other signs too - are you a diabetic? Get into care if 'yes'! MS usually starts a bit later in age. Have an exam to find an answer. Best! ...Read more

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Legs and arms tingling--are they sleep?

Legs and arms tingling--are they sleep?

No: The only organ in the body that really sleeps is the brain. "My arm is asleep" is just an expression referring to the pins-and-needles sensation that one sometimes has, usually as a result of the limb being in an awkward position. If the tingling is frequent or constant, it could be a sign of problems with the nerves in your legs or arms. If this is the case, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

CTS: Multifactorial. But common things are common. First to rule out carpal tunnel syndrome. Check with your neurologist. You may need electrodiagnostic study. ...Read more

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Why does face twitch both right and left sides upon tapping?

Why does face twitch both right and left sides upon tapping?

If you tap then : Tapping the tendons of facial muscles can elicit a reflex contraction of that muscle. Similar to the famous patellar knee jerk reflex, only of a much smaller muscle. Good work in discovering a little known clinical sign! ...Read more

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Could nerve firings be anxiety along with muscle and joint aches and pains in hands arms legs feet fingers toes.. Doctors keep blaming anxiety ?

Could nerve firings be anxiety along with muscle and joint aches and pains in hands arms legs feet fingers toes.. Doctors keep blaming anxiety ?

Low magnesium or: other micronutrients may be part of the cause. In the US we have a lab called Spectrracell that does nutritional lab testing. You can search for a similar lab in your country. If you have any low micronutrients you can change your diet and/or supplement. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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Intermittent Muscle twitches random all over be caused by cervical stenosis 8 mm?felt on upper thighs,calfs, feet,arms,hands

Intermittent Muscle twitches random all over be caused by cervical stenosis 8 mm?felt on upper thighs,calfs, feet,arms,hands

See your physician: Intermittent muscle twitching all over are not likely to be caused by cervical stenosis. That would only affect arms and hands. It could be due to a medicine, to a body chemical abnormality (calcium level, for example) or anxiety. In any case, you need to have it evaluated by your physician to find and treat the cause. ...Read more

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Cramps in sides and both arms regularly?

See your doctor: There are many causes for the symptoms you describe. You should see your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why are my muscles twitching, in legs, sides and back?

Why are my muscles twitching, in legs, sides and back?

Many reasons : Could be dehydration, overuse , neuropathy to name a few. Talk to your doctor and give a thorough history to get the reason and correct treatment ...Read more

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Uncontrollable eye, thumb, and mouth twitching with random llimbs going knumb. Randomly.Any thoughts?

Uncontrollable eye, thumb, and mouth twitching with random llimbs going knumb. Randomly.Any thoughts?

Low potassium: Cramping often due to low potassium and many medical conditions can cause this or side effect of diuretic blood pressure medication. Can also cause numbness. Also anxiety with disrupted breathing a main cause. ...Read more

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Can MS cause weakness in legs and twitching?

Can MS cause weakness in legs and twitching?

Potential causes: Many possible etiologies, including problems within brain, neck, middle and lower spines. Certainly, MS can present with leg weakness and spasticity, and often these initial lesions are within the spinal cord in the neck. But your description can apply to many other causes and best to have a neurologist assess the situation and decide an approach to confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet? Twitching also in face, hands and arms.

Can a pinched nerve cause visible and non-visible muscle twitching sometimes painful in the legs and feet?   Twitching also in face, hands and arms.

I would recommend: You see a doctor for evaluation. For one thing one nerve would not cause twitching in feet, hands, face and arms, that would have to be different nerves...... ...Read more