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Could Numbness In My Extremities Be Caused By Having Rmsf Earlier This Summer
Possible but unlikey: Rocky mountain spotted fever (rmsf) has been associated with several neurological problems including sudden hearing loss, paralysis, limb weakness and a condition called guillain-barre syndrome. However, these complications usually happen relatively soon after or during the infection.If your numbness is new then it is more likely due to a new problem not the rmsf. Look for currently attached ticks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possible causes: There is no way to determine without a more thorough examination and testing. While it sounds like it is neurologic in origin, all limb involvement makes this less likely. Simple things like hyperventilation or a low calcium level may cause this while other more serious autoimmune disorders or cardiovascular or central nervous system problems may be responsible but seek an evaluation by your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limb numbness: It will help if you specify whether this is only in 1 limb, only upper or lower limbs, or all limbs. If the numbness/tingling is sudden and in all 4 limbs, then the most likely cause is either hyperventilation or simple anxiety, which may however be severe. Symptoms in 1 limb could be a stroke, nerve injury, or vascular problem. In the upper or lower limbs this could be a spinal nerve problem. ...Read more
Cervical spine.: Normal cervical spine has a forward curvature (lordosis). Reversal of cervical lordosis usually means cervical muscle spasm. It may lead to pain with the muscle spasm. The other symptoms described are the result of the underlying problem which also causes the reversal of curvature such as cervical spondylosis or slipped discs. ...Read more
If I have a pinched nerve in my lower back can that cause numbness and tingling in all 4 limbs and would it be worse in the morning?
What causes left side facial and extremity numbness/tingling during and after exercise? Tingling turns to pain. Pins and needles feeling after a few
Doesn't fit...: Symptoms seem to be related to nerve impingement. Facial nerves are different than neck nerves, though, which are the nerve supply to the arm. If the symptoms are more on the neck below the jaw, and not the face, i'd suggest the possibility of a cervical herniated or bulging disc. Suggest you see primary care doc or ed doc to get a good test for areas involved to figure out nerve distribution. ...Read more
Is there a musculoskeletal disorder that causes neck, back, and chest pain along with numbness in all 4 limbs?
Pain : There are several possibilities, you should see a dr. For diagnosis and treatment as needed. ...Read more
What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities?
It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs
Multiple: There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated, feel better. ...Read more
What causes extreme fatigue/exhaustion for over 1 month, lightheadedness, low grade fevers, numbness in extremities, blurry Vision, skin hot 2 touch?
Fatigue : The symptoms may be suggestive of wide variety of illnesses including: subacute infection such as endocarditis, endocrine problems such as hyper- or hypothyroidism, occult malignancy such as lymphoma or even emotional stress, anxiety or depression. Obviously this requires further investigation by doing thorough physical examination and blood work analysis which will guide further work up. ...Read more
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