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Doctor insights on: Feeling Disassociated From Limbs

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What could cause a shock feeling in the neck that shoots down right limbs?

What could cause a shock feeling in the neck that shoots down right limbs?

Herniated disc: Greetings. The pain you are describing is caused by a abnormal position of a cervical or "neck" disc that is putting pressure on your spinal cord. This will probably worsen with a cough or sneeze. See your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

Extremity (Definition)

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


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Sometimes Having low BP's 90/56 pulse 80 then goes up to 104/65 or 104/78, off balance feeling, feel like going to lose vision and limb movement?

Sometimes Having low BP's 90/56 pulse 80 then goes up to 104/65 or 104/78, off balance feeling, feel like going to lose vision and limb movement?

BPs: The BP's aren't bad but I suggest that you check your blood pressure on alternate mornings and evenings.
You should also be aware that there are more modern, small blood pressure cuffs that fit on the wrist. They are expensive in pharmacies ($80+) but much less expensive in other stores - about $15. ...Read more

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Why am I lightheaded, feeling faint, coldness in limbs?

Why am I lightheaded, feeling faint, coldness in limbs?

Unknown: These are relatively common symptoms and can occur with panic attacks, anxiety, having just eaten a large meal or perhaps vascular disease. If you are concerned and it keeps occurring, please see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Feeling some twitching in limbs and stiffness in other parts of limbs, what to do?

Feeling some twitching in limbs and stiffness in other parts of limbs, what to do?

See a neurologist: Neurologist may be able to find the cause and then treat it. ...Read more

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For my 21st I drank way too much and blacked out. It's 3 days later and I'm losing feeling in my limbs. Is this alcohol related? I went to ER next day

For my 21st I drank way too much and blacked out. It's 3 days later and I'm losing feeling in my limbs. Is this alcohol related? I went to ER next day

Recommend ER visit: Neuropathic symptoms happens usually in chronic alcoholics. Black out history is concerning in your scenario. If you hit your head when you black out its better to get a head and neck CT scan to make sure nothing inside your brain or neck causing this. If developing weakness it is more concerning. ...Read more

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How bad is it to keep waking up with numb limb from sleeping on it. After wake, movement feeling came back. ...?

How bad is it to keep waking up with numb limb from sleeping on it. After wake, movement feeling came back. ...?

Numb Limb: You are somehow cutting off the blood supply to the nerves that supply the limb. Most likely by compressing the nerve. Try to sleep in different positions or put pillow between yur legs or under your arm. Typically this should not cause any long term problems provided it only happens with you lay on it funny and resolves immediately when you change positions. ...Read more

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Some days I have tingling sensation in all limbs + feeling of confusion/forgetfulness. Drs have told me is just stress but I don't think it is. Ideas?

Some days I have tingling sensation in all limbs + feeling of confusion/forgetfulness. Drs have told me is just stress but I don't think it is. Ideas?

Tingling, confusion: Understand your frustration
If you have been functioning well in your relationships, work and personal hobbies, and you are taking care of Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Social and Spiritual Health, then discuss with Internist about following Diagnoses:
Diabetes
Vitamin B 12 deficiency
Excessive Vitamin B 6 intake
Alcoholism
Infection
Trauma
Focus on your daily functioning; Not on symptoms ...Read more

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Past four days my limbs have felt fatigued, not weak. I have had two days of feeling lethargic and one where I was uncomfortably energetic... Anxiety?

Possible: But this could be due to anything. Please eat and drink well and check your thyroid, if normal, then please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause feeling of weakness in limbs. Haven't lost any strength but feels like they're getting weak. Vitamin deficiency?

Multiple causes: Dehydration, low blood pressure, and low blood sugar can cause a feeling of weakness. Also working out a lot, can increase need for protein. Look at life style and optimize, avoid tobacco smoke, alcohol, eat healthy unprocessed food with fresh vegetables and fruit and high quality protein, good oils, get a good night sleep, move through the day, try interval training. Reduce stress. Try mvmn. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old woman that woke up feeling tired and dizzy if I stood too long and my limbs feel weak. I can't seem to think straight ie instead?

I am a 50 year old woman that woke up feeling tired and dizzy if I stood too long and my limbs feel weak. I can't seem to think straight ie instead?

Doctor visit: See a doctor today. Is there an Urgent Care nearby? Can you get into see your doctor today? If not go to the nearby ER to get labs and assessment quickly. A lot more information is needed here to further assess. ...Read more

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For like two weeks now I have been feeling pains in my limbs coupled with back ache and neck pain. What could be the cause and what natural therapy?

For like two weeks now I have been feeling pains in my limbs coupled with back ache and neck pain. What could be the cause and what natural therapy?

Many things: There is not enough history to make a guess. Dehydration, viral illness, muscular overwork, connective tissue diseases like lupus, neurologic illness like fibromyalgia can all cause painful muscles. Curcumin and white willow extracts are pain relievers like ibuprofen. Using any without diagnosis is not the best approach. Talk to your health care provider. ...Read more

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Sore feeling in my arm with pain in wrist. Could this be ALS? I've read ALS effects one limb at first before it begins progressing. No obvious weakness

Sore feeling in my arm with pain in wrist. Could this be ALS? I've read ALS effects one limb at first before it begins progressing. No obvious weakness

No, no, no: This is NOT ALS for numerous reasons, but if you are concerned about wrist pain, see your doctor, and maybe get an X-ray. If you have injured your wrist do not delay, as sometimes, aseptic necrosis can affect the small bones articulating wrist function, if not treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I'm anemic and have been feeling tingling and pain sensations all over my body, limbs and face. Could it be the anemia or anxiety/depression. How can?

I'm anemic and have been feeling tingling and pain sensations all over my body, limbs and face. Could it be the anemia or anxiety/depression. How can?

Could be both: You should go to see your doctor for further work up. Numbness and tingling or other neurological problems can present when your vitamin b12. Level is low. And this neurological problem can become irreversible if it is not treated. Having said that, your symptoms of numbness and tingling can be caused by anxiety and hyperventilation. See your md. ...Read more

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102 fever, then tingling in limbs and5 min episode of completely rigid limbs, feeling of weight pushing on stomach, constricted breathing, can't talk?

102 fever, then tingling in limbs and5 min episode of completely rigid limbs, feeling of weight pushing on stomach, constricted breathing, can't talk?

Time to see the: Doctor! . If you added a history of burning on urination and shaking with the stiffness I would say you need treatment and work up for a kidney infection. Infection elsewhere might produce the fever. Either way you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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I have numbness and a fuzzy feeling in my scalp, face and forehead also fuzzy feeling in limbs and a sore throat which moved from left side to right?

I have numbness and a fuzzy feeling in my scalp, face and forehead also fuzzy feeling in limbs and a sore throat which moved from left side to right?

See a doctor: You may just be coming down with a virus, but the numbness in the scalp/face/forehead isn't a common symptom of the usual sore throat/common cold. Sometimes shingles can start as a "nerve"-like feeling, so if you've had chicken pox in the past, and you see a rash start, see a doctor right away, especially if it is on your face (can affect vision if left untreated). ...Read more

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Chest tightness and pain after exercise... Tingling in limbs and fingers as well as tremor hands, pressure in chest feeling faint and like vomiting?

Chest tightness and pain after exercise... Tingling in limbs and fingers as well as tremor hands, pressure in chest feeling faint and like vomiting?

Please go to ER!: I am very concerned about your symptoms. Chest tightness brought on by exertion is worrisome. Please go the nearest er for immediate evaluation. Although these symptoms may be due to low sugar levels in blood, I can not make that call. Cardiac workup is essential in your case. ...Read more

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Can an std affect the nervous system like cause shaky feelings in hands and limbs?

Yes: At your age, the most likely cause is benign familial tremor. There are many other causes of tremor as well. Your physician can help you figure out the cause. ...Read more

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(not depressed) weakness beyond belief breathing, talking, moving slow cognitive functions loss of emotions/feelings no adrenaline limbs no energy?

(not depressed) weakness beyond belief breathing, talking, moving slow cognitive functions loss of emotions/feelings no adrenaline limbs no energy?

Med eval.: 29 year old male with these symptoms, makes we wonder about things like an infection (such as mononucleosis), neurological problem, anemia, an endocrine imbalance (i.e., thyroid, testosterone, etc.) or depression (even though you said you aren't depressed). Don't know why you are taking vitamin B12 & viagra (sildenafil). Don't know length of sxs. This requires thorough medical evaluation to evaluate. ...Read more

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Can being nervous and feeling anxious make the extremities feel numb and also have a weird tingling sensation?

Absolutely: Yes this is one of the cardinal signs of anxiety. Please seek help from a psychologist who will put you at ease and perhaps refer you to a competent psychiatrist for an anti-anxiety medication. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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In the mornings I feel sharp pain at the very extremity of my rectum which tells me I need to go - not the normal feeling. I'm itchy/red all the time.

Need to examine: What you described could be due to hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. It should be easily treatable.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more