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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What causes tingling in face and mouth as well as arms but doesn't cause numbness. Also dry mouth. I'm not anxious. And no numbness at all.

What causes tingling in face and mouth as well as arms but doesn't cause numbness. Also dry mouth. I'm not anxious. And no numbness at all.

? nerve compression: Not sure, but you may have problems with your neck, which the MRI should show. Also, on BP meds, dry mouth, are you snoring?, have you gained wt? This is not easy to answer but certainly deserves to be evaluated with a good history and pe to start. ...Read more

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I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?

I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?

Numbness: Are you anxious are feeling a lot of stress. The most common cause of numbness of hands and feet is anxiety with or without hyperventilation. Hyperventilation, repeated deep breaths, can occur in some people who just sigh a lot. If the numbness or tingling is constant and progressive, you need to see a doctor to evaluate for spinal cord or peripheral nerve problems (rare). ...Read more

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Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

IMPRESSION: Most likely you possess nerve compression at both wrists, and not uncommon to be awakened at night due to wrist flexion. See your doctor, and get an EMG test, which will help localize and assist in therapeutic interventions. If "carpal tunnel syndrome", excellent chance of complete reversal. ...Read more

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I am undergoing treatment for stroke. My arm is still numb ?

I am undergoing treatment for stroke. My arm is still numb ?

Usual approach: Find a combination of physical and occupational therapies are very helpful indeed. Although stroke likely cause of arm numbness, not unique to get superimposed peripheral nerve pinching, and might consider EMG test. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

Multiple locations : Including both sides of brain, brian stem , cervical spinal cord and / or peripheral nerve could be the sites of problem and different pathological process could do it. Only a neurologist after a complete neurological examination and appropriate test could give you the answer. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

1 common cause: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling. It should especially affect the tips of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, although other areas can be affected. Similar symptoms occur in other parts of the arm when the ulnar nerve or radial nerve is compressed, for your consideration. ...Read more

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Large herniation at c7. Pain is not severe, but arm is numb and weak. 2 months of conservative treatment hasn't worked. When do I consider surgery?

Large herniation at c7. Pain is not severe, but arm is numb and weak.  2 months of conservative treatment hasn't worked. When do I consider surgery?

Herniated disc: Numbness and weakness require you to have neurosurgical consult. Now a days there are minimal invasive procedures to correct herniated disc. Emg report is important. Remember arm is important for activities of daily living and earning livelihood. Thanks. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/tingling/pain in arms/hands? Worse in am. Can last all day. Sometimes one sometimes both. Can't lift rt arm to side wo sev pain.

What causes numbness/tingling/pain in arms/hands? Worse in am. Can last all day. Sometimes one sometimes both. Can't lift rt arm to side wo sev pain.

Nerve problems: You could possess peripheral nerve compression, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, but might have more proximal issue at elbow, shoulder or neck. You describe issues on lifting right arm, which raises question of pathology within shoulder area. See your doctor, a few tests should confirm location and etiology. Most of the above possibilities are easy to address. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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