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Can anxiety cause tingling in arms hands and feet? I was diagnosed with anxiety recently. I'm really worried about this being something serious

Can anxiety cause tingling in arms hands and feet? I was diagnosed with anxiety recently.  I'm really worried about this being something serious

Yes: sounds like you are anxious about being anxious. Anxiety can cause a multitude of differing physical symptoms. Best thing to do is see a psychiatrist to learn treatment options and likely seek a therapist to discuss coping mechanisms and managing and dealing with anxiety. a good book is called the anxiety and phobia workbook which you can search for on amazon. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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


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Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety. 17yrs old

Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety. 17yrs old

Hmmm: No way to tell with those history elements alone. Please follow up with your doctor to share more history and be assessed further. A neurologist would be a good choice as well. good luck figuring it out ...Read more

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Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, some numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. Is it ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety.

Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, some numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. Is it ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety.

Tremors: With these symptoms you need to see a good diagnostician and I would start with my family doctor. He will probably start with a complete blood panel and exclude all metabolic disease . If this is all normal that he will be able to send you to the appropiate specialist to treat your condition. Do not try to self diagnose. ...Read more

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Can a piched nerve cause tingling in hands and feet?

Can a piched nerve cause tingling in hands and feet?

Yes: Compressed or "pinched" nerves can cause numbness, tingling, weakness in the arm, legs, hands and feet. If symptoms persist for more than a day or so, see you doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does topamax (topiramate) cause tingling in hands and feet?

Why does topamax (topiramate) cause tingling in hands and feet?

Mechanism of action: The drug does affect numerous neurotransmitters and certainly in some affects acid-base balance (adverse event is metabolic acidosis). Any of these mechanisms could promote paresthesias. However, patients have mitigated this by ingestion of bananas or dried apricots, sources of potassium plus other ingredients. ...Read more

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Can levaquin (levofloxacin) cause tingling in hands and feet? Will go to dr tomorrow but want to know how serious this is.. Will it go away?

Can levaquin (levofloxacin) cause tingling in hands and feet? Will go to dr tomorrow but want to know how serious this is.. Will it go away?

Yes: Levaquin (levofloxacin) can cause a condition called peripheral neuropathy. We don't actually know how often this happens, but probably pretty infrequently. I would hold off taking the Levaquin (levofloxacin) until you see your doctor tomorrow (unless you're treating a serious infection like pneumonia or pyelonephritis). ...Read more

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Just started methazolamide 50 mg twice a day and having on and off tingling in hands and feet. Cause for concern?

Just started methazolamide 50 mg twice a day and having on and off tingling in hands and feet.  Cause for concern?

Yes: Electrolyte and mineral deficiencies secondary to the medication may be responsible for these symptoms. Discuss this with your physician who will order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in hands and feet?

What causes tingling in hands and feet?

Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's). ...Read more

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Will positive ANA result causes tingling in hands and feet?

Will positive ANA result causes tingling in hands and feet?

see details: An ANA is a blood test and cannot cause anything. There are certain diseases associated with a positive ANA that can cause these symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Hand Tingling (Definition)

Occurs in either the vascular supply or the nerve supply to the hand is impaired. Tingling typically means altered light touch sensation and it's often confused with the concept of numbness which means absence of sensation. Tinglingcan be fine or coarse depending upon ...Read more


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