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Causes Of Throat Paresthesia
What would cause paresthesia in right face/arm when massaging ache in top neck/skull base? No news back from spine X-ray last week. Should I worry about aneurysm/tumors? Always achy. Dr says anxiety.
Likely but maybe not: Neurologically, it wouldn't happen. A rare form of thoracic outlet syndrome could cause the hand symptoms. This can be tested for in the office by your doctor. Nerves to the right face do not run through the neck. Spine xrays will not be helpful. A careful neurologic exam of the affected hand and face during the symptoms will tell the tale clear enough. ...Read more
Cold shoulder pain, sleep paralysis, myoclonus, tmjd, hypoglycemia, voice hoarseness, numbness in neck, paresthesia in face (electrical) and body?
Long menu: You have a long menu of symptoms. I would recommend you see a neurologist who specializes in sleep disorders as well and that you also see an endocrinologist. Together they be able to piece together what's going on. The help of an ear nose and throat specialist may also be required. Best wishes. ...Read more
How likely is it that my constant parethesias all over, dizziness and myoclonis is caused from sleep deprivation? Negative eeg, emg, brain/neck mri.
What could cause constant parethesia in various areas for months? Brain/neck MRI are normal and so is blood work. B 12 is normal! Also dizzy!
Nerve issues: These symptoms could represent peripheral nerve issues, even the small fibre variant. Although ms is demonstrated on MRI studies, sometimes early on these may be normal and only spinal fluid studies may detect. A number of chemical or metabolic, or even toxic causes may be responsible. Some medicines cause paresthesias, such as topirimate. ...Read more
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
What could cause parethesia of the head, face, neck and left arm and leg? Ct/mri of the brain are normal. Cymbalta or nucynta (tapentadol) cause this? It's been constant for 3 weeks!
Why do antiphospholipid syndrome autoantibodies sometimes cause paresthesias/dysesthesias and psychiatric issues? (info found on pubmed)
After I had an allergic reaction to a medication I've been have paresthesia and nerve pain. Can an allergic reaction cause multiple sclerosis?
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune mediated disorder of unclear etiology, but is not due to allergic reactions.
However, if you possess subclinical lesions in brain or spinal cord, a co-morbidity could provoke symptoms.
Perhaps a visit to a seasoned and experienced neurologist could help clarify your issues. ...Read more
Can perimenopause cause paresthesias which are felt on the face (tingling) & top of head (dripping)? If so, are there any treatments e.g. hormones?
I have paresthesia (2yrs lft side, r hnd/ft) sinus tachycardia (newly diag) & gastroparesis. No known cause. Could it be a dysautonomia condition? Any suggestions on where to go from here helpful
Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it. ...Read more
Can tmjd (via long-term night and day bruxism) contribute to / cause intermittent non-painful paresthesia in the (one side - left in my case) jawline?
Very unlikely: While not impossible, I think it would be extremely unlikely. Your symptoms could be related to a dental or a medical problem, or perhaps both. Please see your dentist as soon as possible for a complete and thorough examination and evaluation. Based upon the findings, your dentist might refer you to a physician for a consultation. ...Read more
Can lack of vitamin d cause paresthesia? I haven't been in the sun much so I'm assuming I'm lacking in vitamin d.
Could chronic hyperventilation syndrome be the cause of paresthesia in legs and sometimes arms? Have had extensive testing but all results are normal
My guess is that you have panic disorder. There is no such disease as chronic hyperventilation syndrome. A psychologist can help you with relaxation exercises. Also, meds are available which are very helpful in treating panic attacks. Here is a web site to check out:
http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/topics/panic-disorder/index. Shtml ...Read more
Not directly: But can aggravate symptoms. It can also cause vasoconstriction which, if you have peripheral arterial disease, it can cause neuropathy to set in earlier. However, smoking does not directly cause neuropathy normally. Ask your physician if you are having neuropathy as there are many causes of neuropathy and it needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Rheumatoid arthritis can cause neuropathy in some patients. It can be experienced as pain, tingling, numbness and other parasthesias.
If other causes for the abnormal sensations can be ruled out (such as diabetes, spine issues, thyroid issues, etc) a nerve study such as an emg/ncv might be performed. If the symptoms are severe enough, talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
Depends where,: How often, and what brings it on. Twitching and parasthesias can be caused by numerous things and it would be difficult to speculate with just a little history such as this. It could be anything from dehydration to ms, but we would have to know much more prior to even suggesting a diagnosis. See a physician for a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more
Could glutamate dysfunction be a cause of paresthesia that sets in a day after consuming alcohol but then goes away after some time of abstinence?
Alcohol affects brai:
Alcohol does affects brain function at different levels, affecting cognitive function, nerves resulting neuropathy and pregnancy related alcoholism affecting the infants.
If you consistently get this symptoms may be related to alcohol related neurotoxicity. Glutamate is involved in neurosignal transmission. Alcohol affects the gluatamate cycle. But there are multiple other causes for neuropathy, Have ...Read more
Are there any hormone problems that cause physical anxiety symptoms (paresthesia, muscle twitching, jitteriness)?
Yes: Actually and imbalance of any of your hormones could cause the symptoms, but the most common one would be a thyroid problem. Talk to your doctor checking your thyroid involves a blood test. ...Read more
Can posture or stress cause paresthesia of the back? My symptoms come and go, and I've noticed they sometimes occur when I'm hunching and others not.
Paraesthesia: Yes, it should gradually disappearGet a more detailed answer ›
Which, if any, endocrine problems could cause paresthesias that fluctuate in intensity over the course of the day?
Depends: Your doctor will want to know all the symptoms you are having, how you are sleeping and doing at work, your appetite and recent illnesses, family history and habits (smoking, drugs, drinking) Where are the parestesias? This will inform if blood tests of nerve conduction tests might be indicated. Paresthesia/diabetes are related ...Read more