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Causes Of Extremity Paresthesia
81/female, both lower extremity paresthesia(symmetric, buttock~sole, not dependent dermatome)-bursting, shooting pain aggravated standing.
EMG: You will need a thorough exam by either a neurologist or pain physician. Emg study will help determine if it is from the low back or other nerves; sciatic, femoral, poly neuropathy). If possible, an MRI lumbar will help dtermione if the is a disc pushing on the nerves , in you case l5/s1. Also check piriformis muscle for tenderness and reproducible pain down the leg. ...Read more
I complain of dyspnea, palpitation, paresthesia in upper and lower limbs , what could be the differential diagnose?
Severe paresthesia in extremities. Negative for MS (brain and spinal MRIs), negative EMG & NCS. On Lyrica (pregabalin) & Cymbalta but no relief. Recommendations?
More info req'd: It sounds like you've had a complex Neurological work-up and are intereted in seeking a second opinion. I would be glad to help, yet would need to see more data before throwing a diagnostic assumption at you. Please gather your medical records (labs/imaging/etc) and schedule a virtual consult with me for further details. I'm interested and available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are causes of facial parethesia that has been persistant for 2 months ? Eeg, emg, brain and neck MRI are neg. Also have it in extremities.
Vitamins: Check with your doctor, there are several vitamin deficiencies that can cause, also may want to look at auto-immune issues such as lupus. ...Read more
How is a diagnoses of chronic hyperventilation syndrome made? Doc has ruled out other causes of paresthesia thru testing.
Blood gases: In hyperventilaton syndrome chronic anxiety produces conscious or unconscious over breathing which blows off an excess of carbon dioxide. This produces what is called respiratory alkylosis in which the blood Ph becomes elevated, the blood gases show normal oxygen but decreased carbon dioxide. This can temporarily be helped by rebreathing in a paper or other bag which adds the lost carbon dioxide. ...Read more
What can cause paresthesia to left side of face and head? Also having trouble with balance, leaning/falling to left side. Some issues with swallowing
If this is a: new finding of abrupt onset then please seek urgent medical eval. ...Read more
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