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Can Anxiety Cause Tingling And Numbness
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Prime suspect!: When the usual suspects are rounded up, Anxiety is almost always there. The limits to charges brought against this culprit seem limitless and it is often guilty. Anxiety may not do the dirty work directly, but your experience of distress is the result of complex internal events. I urge CBT therapy - if they think meds will help they'll refer. Investigate and prosecute. See a dentist too! Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have more pain, spasms,tingling and numbness at night. Could this be the cause of my anxiety attacks that is affecting my sleeping. what can help?
Further work up: You need to work with your primary doctor to determine the cause for the condition so it may be better treated and controlled. It sounds like you may have neuropathy based on your symptoms and there are medications that can help (lyrica, neurontin (gabapentin) in particular). Your anxiety is not going to improve unless your other conditions are not better managed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tests show pulmonary clot? Docs here say heart pain, numb/tingling, short breath, mental confusion was anxiety. Do clots cause anxiety?
Anxiety: It is possible but you should consult with your doctor to make sure these symptoms are not caused by a medical condition. If you are cleared medically consult with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety. Remember anxiety is mainly produced by misperceiving situations or interactions. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety. But I'm on pills.
Could be anxiety: Episodes of anxiety can cause hyperventilation, which can produce tingling sensations. So can a variety of medication side effects. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about your meds and whether these sensations could be due to your medicaition. If so, you could try a different drug, with fewer side effects. But talk with your doctor if these sensations continue. Good luck! ...Read more
Can I still feel my anxiety symptoms like back pain, numbness, tingling, itching, and sharp pain when I'm not anxious at that moment?
I have tingling/numbness that comes and goes along with random muscle twitches. I was told by my dr it is psychosomatic anxiety. Is this possible?
Dx of exclusion: Yes it is possible but it must be looked at as a diagnosis of exclusion. The differential for your symptoms is quite extensive requires further investigation. Some of the medications listed can simulate the symptoms and if there is any temporal relationship then i would consider starting there. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once in july had tingling and numbness, +severe pain/heaviness under sternum/pain in back.Was very anxious at time, anxiety attack?+ I have acid reflux
See MD: Sounds like a panic attack.Get a more detailed answer ›
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