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Causes Of Left Side Stomach Numbness And Tingling
What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain
I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while I get a cold sensation on the same side?
Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
I have upper left side abdondmonal pain and numbness and tingling in my arms. Really hurts to lay on my left side.
See doctor: See a doctor at your earliest convenience. You need to be examined, and testing may need to be ordered. ...Read more
Should I be worried about a neuroepthial cyst located in the left choroid fissure region with numbness and tingling on left side.
Choroid cyst: No. A choroid plexus or neuroepithelial cyst is a benign mass. A cyst has to be large enough to put pressure on the surrounding brain. Also, a left-sided cyst would cause symptoms on the right side of the brain. A left-sided cyst would not cause left-sided symptoms. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my whole left side of body (under investigation) but why are these areas more painful to touch?
Why indeed: Whatever is causing the numbness & tingling is also causing the painful sensation. The sense of touch is multimodality & of mind-mangling complexity. When you say the areas are "more painful, " do you mean allodynia, hyperpathia, dysesthesia or hyperalgesia? (The idea is now for you to look up those terms and try to determine which 1 (or more) applies to you.) ...Read more
You might: You might have shingles with no visible rash. See your dermatologist or neurologist for the answer. ...Read more
Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.
I have a pea sized lymph node (i believe) in my middle neck that won't go away. I have had numbness and tingling unilaterally to the left side. No ms?
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I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh and it feels like a rubber band is around my left groin which is worse during menstration. Caused by?
I would guess this is coming from your back.: The nerve supply for these areas comes out of the low back. You can be worse during your menstrual cycle because of the extra fluid and pelvic congestion will add pressure to the nerves. Sometimes the tingling on the thigh is specific to a nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It is fairly common with tight clothes or people employed that lean against the counter or have a heavy toolbelt. If it's really bothering you a lot you should go see your doctor and get checked out for the possibility of a lumbar disc. ...Read more
I have neck pain that's running down my left arm numbness and tingling. What is the cause of this?
PRESSURE ON NERVES:
Pain in neck radiating down the arm usually is from pressure on the nerves that originate from the neck
you need to be evaluated by your doctor or an ortopedic specialist, you need exam and may need MRI exam to find the cause. You are only 34 years old so see your doc. ...Read more
I have a dull aching pain in my lower back (left side) I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh down to my knee.?
Unpinch the nerve.: Sounds like you have a disk herniation. As long as the pain is tolerable, and you do not have progressive increasing weakness, or lose the ability to control the bladder or bowels, the vast majority of disk herniations can be treated without surgery. I recommend you get a good exam by a spine specialist, then follow instructions on use of medications, stretchs and activities modifications. ...Read more
Amitriptyline safe and effective for preventing hemiplegic migraines? I get slight numbness and tingling left side and headaches. Past 2yrs on and off
Truthfully, due to bad anticholinergic side effects, I no longer use amitryptyline in any of my patients. Would prefer OTC items, such as riboflavin, butterbur, CoQ-10
magnesium or feverfew. Most neurologists can help with this. If it must be prescription, choose Depakote or Topamax (topiramate). Botox, maybe? ...Read more
Is weird numbness and tingling on the left side of your left hand a symptom of impending heart attack?
Probably not: Arm pain that radiates (travels to) the hand and particularly the fingers is usually not heart related, but more likely to be a pinched nerve in the neck. The is referred to as as cervical neuropahy, if it comes from the spine, or brachial neuropathy, if it comes from lower down. I've seem this happen if someone leans heavily on crutches they have been using for a sprained knee. ...Read more
Rash on left side of body with numbness and tingling in left arm. Arm feels hard and firm. Rash is not raised and doesn't itch. Veins are bulging.?
Need more info: Symptoms are significant. Pl;ease make an appointment with your family physician ASAP. Could be the beginning of shingles or something else and warrants an exam now. ...Read more
Sudden severe left shoulder pain that radiates down left arm x1.5 hrs. Numbness and tingling in arm and hand. No injuries or cardiac Hx. Causes?
Nerves exit your spine from the head to the buttock and these nerves correspond to the sensation to different parts of your body.
The mechanical pressure on the nerve causes the sensation to feel different. That includes numbness or tingling.
Also, there can be chemical irritation to the nerves by inflammation.
In cases of peripheral neuropathy, it can ALS becaused by diabetes, etc. ...Read more
Carpal tun syndrome: Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger is do to compression of the median nerve at the wrist called carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is in the ring and little finger only than the nerve involved is the ulnar nerve and the compression is usually at the elbow, called cubical tunnel syndrome. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my left eyebrow. It doesn't hurt but it is really annoying. What could this be?
Irritation of nerves: Numbness and tingling is usually a sign of a problem with the nerve in that region. It can be caused by many different things. Trauma to the nerve is a common cause, and it usually resolves over time. Shingles can also cause this. If the tingling and numbness don't resolve in a week or two, you should see your doctor to determine if further evaluation is needed. ...Read more
What causes burning numbness and tingling pain in the neck? When my neck is like that I can't handle it. Please help
Several items: If spinal cord is irritated by flexion or extension of neck, this can trigger electrical shock-like sensations due to posterior column of spinal cord reaction. May be seen with B-12 deficiency, Multiple sclerosis, cervical stenosis, etc., and needs to be assessed, as there could be risk to spinal cord integrity. Annoying symptoms, but a warning to heed from your body. ...Read more
? Hyperventilation?: Have you been hyperventilating? Most often numbness is to lips, hands and feet. ...Read more
Many many: Direct nerve irritation by pressure being applied to them, severing of the nerves via injury or underlying illness, metabolic processes, medications, demyelinating diseases, strokes, radiation therapy, infections, autoimmune disorders, vasculitis, hyperventilation - are just a few. ...Read more
It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth...
It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area.
Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings.
Best to see neurologist. ...Read more