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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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Can an overactive thyroid cause burning feet and weird circulation to the extremities?

Can an overactive thyroid cause burning feet and weird circulation to the extremities?

It's possible...: The thyroid is a major regulator of several systems within the body. It is possible that it can influence nerves and in turn, circulation. Talk to your endocrinologist about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?

Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?

Hypothyroid: Generally not circulatory issues unless the edema is tremendous, but definitely edema. See your family doc for help. ...Read more

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Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Circulation issues: Yes, circulation can impair blood flow to the hands and feet, and cause cold hands and feet, and in some cases even numbness. Another condition referred to as raynaud's phenomenon or disease can also cause whitish/bluish discoloration and cold hands and feet. I agree see a vascular specialist to determinie if you have either condition. ...Read more

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Can a underactive thyroid cause numbness in arm, legs or face?

Can a underactive thyroid cause numbness in arm, legs or face?

Unlikely: While it's possible, it's very very unlikely unless your hypothyroidism is very severe and almost life-threatening. See you doctor and get on the proper dose of brand name T4 replacement. ...Read more

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What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

What can cause pinched nerves in feet and ankles?

Various things: Injury/trauma. Nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel, neuropathy. Have a podiatrist check it out. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause hot feet?

Can anemia cause hot feet?

Not directly: If there is a temperature sensation in the feet in the setting of anemia it is usually cold. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read more

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Can dextrose cause tingling sensation on hands and feet ?

Can dextrose cause tingling sensation on hands and feet ?

Sugar, sugar: Sugar by any other name can still cause the same problems. If you are diabetic with an already high blood sugar, dextrose can cause those symptoms. If you have "rebound hypoglycemia" which occurs after a delay from sugar intake, you can also experience tingling. Get checked for glucose metabolism problems. ...Read more

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Could low back problems cause both feet to be numb and tingly?

Could low back problems cause both feet to be numb and tingly?

Not really.: There are two categories of nerve dysfunctions: pinched nerves and sick nerves. Pinched nerves have problems outward from the pinch. Sick nerves go from the ends of the longest nerves inward (your pattern). ...Read more

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Can a magnesium deficiency cause burning sensations in the legs and feet ?

Can a magnesium deficiency cause burning sensations in the legs and feet ?

Yes: Burning and cramping can occur. However, there are many more reasons to have these symptoms than magnesium deficiency that are more common- like vascular insufficiency from vein or artery problems, gait disturbances, being overweight, etc. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause numbness in arms and hands?

Can anxiety cause numbness in arms and hands?

Yes: Anxiety can cause symptoms in nearly every organ system. Numbness in arms and hands can come from hyperventilating when anxious. If you're having repeated spells like this, please see your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can Gabapentin cause excessive sweaty feet?

Can Gabapentin cause excessive sweaty feet?

Would be very rare: Sweating is not listed as a side effect of gabapentin. Gabapentin has actually been shown to reduce sweating in cases where excessive sweating is caused by nerve damage, or from high anxiety, However, I always say that anyone can get any side effect from any medication. When it comes to human beings, practically anything is at least remotely possible. ...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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Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Many: In neurology practices topamax (topiramate) is probably the commonest one to do so. Beta blockers, cancer chemotherapy drugs, excess vitamin b6 are also some of the causes. Look online at a drug's prescribing information, also known as "package insert", for more details about any particular drug's side-effects. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more