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Could numbness in my extremities be caused by having rmsf earlier this summer?

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 more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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If a feeling of arm heaviness were caused by a heart attack, would it occur in both arms, or just the left?

If a feeling of arm heaviness were caused by a heart attack, would it occur in both arms, or just the left?

Radiating Heart Pain: Pain related to heart attack can be felt on both shoulders and upper arms, or to lesser extent the right shoulder and arm, not just the left side only. ...Read more

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I am experiencing the sensation bugs crawling on both of my legs. Could this be caused by radiculopathy?

Likely neuropathy: With your history of diabetes and obesity, it most likely a neuropathy related to your diabetes and has a lot to do with your previous and current sugar control. It could also be a radiculopathy related to nerve compression in your back. The two conditions will need to be scrutinized with history and physical. ...Read more

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I have been getting a numbness and slight swelling in hands while lying down. could this be a neck related issue? numbness in hands

I have been getting a numbness and slight swelling in hands while lying down. could this be a neck related issue?

numbness in hands

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome rather than a problem in the neck.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Could a tingly feeling / numbness in the neck area be caused by anxiety?

Could a tingly feeling / numbness in the neck area be caused by anxiety?

Tingling: Possibly but it is best to have a medical examination to rule out any physiological causes. ...Read more

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I had a bad reaction to being bitten by a lot of black flies while in japan. I ended up vomiting and fainting. Would this be due to so many bites or a?

I had a bad reaction to being bitten by a lot of black flies while in japan. I ended up vomiting and fainting. Would this be due to so many bites or a?

Allergy: In most likelihood, you had allergy to the bites and it caused release of histamine causing vasodilatation or opening up of the blood vessels, decrease blood pressure, dizziness and fainting and vomiting. That is past so it would be difficult to find out now but your allergy can intensify on next exposure. ...Read more

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Could my emergence from sad have been affected by the "late" spring and dark, rainy weather in april in the midwest this year?

Could my emergence from sad have been affected by the "late" spring and dark, rainy weather in april in the midwest this year?

Possibly: There are many different treatments for classic (winter-based) seasonal affective disorder, including light therapy with sunlight or bright lights, antidepressant medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy, ionized-air administration, and timed supplementation of the hormone melatonin. Of course the weather can affect symptoms. ...Read more

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I have infected eczema on my legs could this cause a swollen lympnode in the groin? I have also had bowel problems due to being 32 weeks pregnant

I have infected eczema on my legs could this cause a swollen lympnode in the groin? I have also had bowel problems due to being 32 weeks pregnant

Yes: Inflammation or infection in an extremity can certainly lead to swelling of the lymph nodes draining that arm or leg. The nodes should recede as the infection resolves. Consult your doctor for persistent node swelling, especially if it is non-tender. Good luck with the eczema ...Read more

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43YO male often get burning sensation in feet. No major health issues, usually occurs in the evenings, while barefoot. Could this be serious?

43YO male often get burning sensation in feet. No major health issues, usually occurs in the evenings, while barefoot. Could this be serious?

Neuropathy is but: one possibility. It is a type of nerve damage and the cause is sometimes unknown or can be from diabetes or chemotherapy. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. Peace and good health. If neuropathy, there are drug and natural ways to treat it. ...Read more

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Cold tingling feeling in pelvic for past 2 days, cycle not due til around the 1st, what could be the reason?

Cold tingling feeling in pelvic for past 2 days, cycle not due til around the 1st, what could be the reason?

Hard to say.: What is tingling? what is cold? Any other symptoms? It is hard to give an educated answer without knowing more. If your symptoms, unusual as they are, persist, see a doctor tomorrow. ...Read more

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Can leg/foot numbness be caused by a cervical issue? I have C7 right nerve root compressed, but the last 2 days have had tingling in right leg/foot.

Can leg/foot numbness be caused by a cervical issue?  I have C7 right nerve root compressed, but the last 2 days have had  tingling in right leg/foot.

No: Not likely to be related. However, if the symptoms persist, the Dr. treating your neck can probably address your new problem. ...Read more

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Hey could heat be causing rise in west nile this year?

Hey could heat be causing rise in west nile this year?

Yes: Anything that increases the mosquito population, such as warm, moist conditions, will help west nile spread. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with cutaneous mastocytosis. Can pain in the abdomen and bleeding between periods be caused by this too ?

I have been diagnosed with cutaneous mastocytosis. Can pain in the abdomen and bleeding between periods be caused by this too ?

Yes: If your Drs are smart enough to diagnose urticaria pigmentosa, or cutaneous mastocytosis, they can guide you through all the associated symptoms. They can also [bone marrow?] check for systemic mastocytosis. Your Drs should be able to answer all your questions and evaluate all your symptoms. ...Read more

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Cold sensation in abdomen are is it related to nerves locate in the abdomen? I have had two c-section last one was july 2011 could it be from scar tis

Cold sensation in abdomen are is it related to nerves locate in the abdomen? I have had two c-section last one was july 2011 could it be from scar tis

It could be: May be other causes, but after c-section nerves can be disrupted and more frequently can get numbness which usually resolves over time as nerves grow back slowly but please call your OB for an evaluation go hoosiers. ...Read more

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Does herpes cause a constant slight burn in your back,groin and legs? Symptoms for last year since random sexual encounter. Could it be in my head???

Does herpes cause a constant slight burn in your back,groin and legs?  Symptoms for last year since random sexual encounter. Could it be in my head???

Not usually: shingles can [former chicken pox virus that lies in the root of the nerve , called post herpetic neuralgia]but never heard that herpes does this , can get many recurrances , feel tingling then get grape like vesicles together then crust over after a week then goes away , feel just prior tingling sensation, it varies between people who have herpes virus [also lies dormant in root of nerve , ] ...Read more

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Where chest/back tightness is caused by anxiety, can symptoms last for at least an hour? Can it be accompanied by brief left arm pains/warmth?

Where chest/back tightness is caused by anxiety, can symptoms last for at least an hour? Can it be accompanied by brief left arm pains/warmth?

See your doctor: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Since 2weeks,severe pain in both hands from shoulder to ring finger.Causing severe fatigue in body.31yrmale.Have taken appointment.Wat could be cause?

Since 2weeks,severe pain in both hands from shoulder to ring finger.Causing severe fatigue in body.31yrmale.Have taken appointment.Wat could be cause?

AppointmntNeckessary: Something like that sounds like it may be originating from your neck area;like maybe a disk bulging into the spinal canal and pressing on the nerves that go to your arms.If you feel it in your ring finger it's probably from the lower cervical area("C8").Other things can do this too, like weird growths or even,sometimes,a muscle strain.Keep that appointment.That way a doctor can help figure it out. ...Read more

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Could a pain in the right buttock be caused by an enlarged liver, especially at night?

Could a pain in the right buttock be caused by an enlarged liver, especially at night?

Doubtful.: This sounds like it could be originating in your spine. You will require a physical examination and a visit to your orthopedic specialist if this persists. ...Read more

Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more


Dr. John Sheehy
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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Definition)

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