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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.

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

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Cold shoulder pain, sleep paralysis, myoclonus, tmjd, hypoglycemia, voice hoarseness, numbness in neck, paresthesia in face (electrical) and body?

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

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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!

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

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What are some causes of paresthesia?

What are some causes of paresthesia?

There are many: The most worrisome are either stroke or diabetes. Others include sleeping or laying on an extremity (so-called "Saturday night palsy"), and certain electrolyte imbalances. If your paresthesia continues, see your doctor so you can get a complete exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How is paresthesia (extremity "falling asleep") be caused by a circulatory issue?

How is paresthesia (extremity "falling asleep") be caused by a circulatory issue?

Ischemia: Paresthesiae can be caused by nerve damage. Interruption of circulation can lead to both transient lack of blood supply to the nerves and muscles that causes the tingling. ...Read more

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Why do antiphospholipid syndrome autoantibodies sometimes cause paresthesias/dysesthesias and psychiatric issues? (info found on pubmed)

Why do antiphospholipid syndrome autoantibodies sometimes cause paresthesias/dysesthesias and psychiatric issues? (info found on pubmed)

Still not known: More research is needed to understand the pathophysiology of apl-induced CNS pathology and resultant neuropsychiatric syndromes. Www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2680550
antiphospholipid syndrome (aps) is a prothrombotic condition. ...Read more

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After I had an allergic reaction to a medication I've been have paresthesia and nerve pain. Can an allergic reaction cause multiple sclerosis?

After I had an allergic reaction to a medication I've been have paresthesia and nerve pain. Can an allergic reaction cause multiple sclerosis?

No: 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

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What causes paresthesias?

What causes paresthesias?

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

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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?

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

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Could chronic hyperventilation syndrome be the cause of paresthesia in legs and sometimes arms? Have had extensive testing but all results are normal

Could chronic hyperventilation syndrome be the cause of paresthesia in legs and sometimes arms? Have had extensive testing but all results are normal

Panic attacks: 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

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Can smoking tobacco cause neuropathy or paresthesias?

Can smoking tobacco cause neuropathy or paresthesias?

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

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How would I know if the frequent paresthesia in my feet is caused by my ra?

How would I know if the frequent paresthesia in my feet is caused by my ra?

A test: 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

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Frequent muscle twitching and paresthesia, what are the underlying causes of these symptoms?

Frequent muscle twitching and paresthesia, what are the underlying causes of these symptoms?

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

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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?

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

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Are there any hormone problems that cause physical anxiety symptoms (paresthesia, muscle twitching, jitteriness)?

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

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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.

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.

Yes: I would be happy to help with a more detailed history on healthtap prime ad there are many reasons for paresthesia of the back I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Why causes paresthesias that feel like vibrations following course of nerve e.G. Tibial nerve?

Depending where: On the nerve the nerve is being compressed by something whether it be tissue, a mass, a bone etc, something is pressing on the nerve along its route it some capacity. ...Read more

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Which, if any, endocrine problems could cause paresthesias that fluctuate in intensity over the course of the day?

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

Pharynx (Definition)

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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