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Having another MRI thursdaybut lipsandface areccontinuously going numb followed by severe migraine everyday.Also feet and hand numb. Please any advice?

Having another MRI thursdaybut lipsandface areccontinuously going numb followed by severe migraine everyday.Also feet and hand numb. Please any advice?

Hyperventilation?: Numbness of the lips along with acral parasthesias (tingling in the hands and feet) is often due to hyperventilation syndrome. Breathing too deeply and or too rapidly causes one to 'blow off' carbon dioxide, resulting in a rise in your blood ph this in turn affects the binding of calcium at sites in the nerve cells causing altered function. Try rebreathing technique when it occurs. ...Read more

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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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Diagnosis for left-sided numbness please; mainly the arm; but tingles too?

Diagnosis for left-sided numbness please; mainly the arm; but tingles too?

Various: This may be related to a disc herniating in the neck, a problem with the bundle of nerves that travels from your neck to your arm or the specific nerves in the arm. Most commonly the issue is in your neck. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Diffuse neuropathy: Neuropathy has many caused and usually involves the limbs but many conditions with associated neuropathy can manifest diffusely such as in diabetes. ...Read more

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Sensoryreading-25 loosing sensation in toes of feet, pain, tingling.Canby any means process be stopped advise medicine and other physical treatments?

Sensoryreading-25 loosing sensation in toes of feet, pain, tingling.Canby any means process  be stopped advise medicine and other physical treatments?

I recommend : A neurology consult. I have never heard the term sensory reading 25, but, your condition is neuropathy related and i would advice a neurology consult to determine the etiology of the neuropathy. ...Read more

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Can neuropathy spread? I have sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet.It has not responded to standard treatment of several meds.I think its speading into my hands.My hands are numb and painful

Can neuropathy spread? I have sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet.It has not responded to standard treatment of several meds.I think its speading into my hands.My hands are numb and painful

More neuropathy: There are many types of neuropathies. One type is sometimes called a small fiber neuropathy and tends to occur in the feet first but over time it can start to involve the fingers and hands. Generally there are no cures for neuropathies but there are number of therapies that can generally reduce symptoms by as much as 50% . You may want to talk to your doctor to determine if you're on the optimal dose of the current medication ...Read more

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Piriformus syndrome with sensory loss and pins and needles on left leg. Orthopedic suggested pt. Any home remedies i can try. Concerned?

Piriformus syndrome with sensory loss and pins and needles on left leg. Orthopedic suggested pt. Any home remedies i can try. Concerned?

See physiatrist: There are many things that can temporarily relieve symptoms from piriformis syndrome including nerve pain meds, massage, trigger point injections, botox, acupuncture, etc. Vitamin b and d levels should be normal too. Nothing takes the place of physical therapy in terms of addressing the factors that are causing it to begin with (so it doesn't come back). Nerve glides can help relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Do I have a vitamin B12 deficiency or MS? Im 19, female with tingling, numbness in head/scalp, feet, legs, and hands. Muscle spasm? Anxiety maybe?

Do I have a vitamin B12 deficiency or MS? Im 19, female with tingling, numbness in head/scalp, feet, legs, and hands. Muscle spasm? Anxiety maybe?

Most likely anxiety: Most likely anxiety but a good idea to get checked out by the physician and try to rule out some of those other possibilities ...Read more

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Sleeping at night with my arms bent causes hand numbness. Try to sleep with my arms straight, usually without success. Any suggestions or excersises?

Sleeping at night with my arms bent causes hand numbness. Try to sleep with my arms straight, usually without success. Any suggestions or excersises?

Splints: Flexion of the elbows as wells as wrists as we sleep puts stress on the ulnar and median nerves respectively which contributes to cubital and carpal tunnel. It is difficult to maintain proper positioning at night without some type of either wrist or elbow splint depending on the nerve involved. ...Read more

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Does biofeedback make hands feet face tingling ? Or what are the side effects of bio or neurofeedback?

Does biofeedback make hands feet face tingling ? Or what are the side effects of bio or neurofeedback?

Biofeedback has no: Side effects that i'm aware of. Biofeedback is simply feedback of physiological information to help learn self regulation. Tingling of hands, etc. Can be related to over breathing or hyperventilation. Done properly, biofeedback should improve relaxation and reduce those symptoms. Find someone certified in biofeedback therapy at www.Bcia.Org or www.Aapb.Org. ...Read more

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23yrs male, having tingling sensation in his feet aggravated at night. Please tell diagnosis and treatment..?? Is it some vitamin deficiency????

23yrs male, having tingling sensation in his feet aggravated at night. Please tell diagnosis and treatment..?? Is it some vitamin deficiency????

Sorry: Sorry, this site does not replace seeing a doctor and you should not expect it to. No ethical doctor anywhere much less here would be so irresponsible as to give you a diagnosis and treatment without seeing you. What you report could be restless-leg syndrome but also a dozen other things. There is no substitute for a history and physical exam in a medical office. ...Read more

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Tingling hands so diagnx with axonal polyneuropathy and tendontis/carpel tunnel. What causes these? Now I have tingling chin and lips. Is this serious

Tingling hands so diagnx with axonal polyneuropathy and tendontis/carpel tunnel. What causes these? Now I have tingling chin and lips. Is this serious

Can be serious: Polyneuropathy can have many causes. Most common cause if probably diabetes. Carpal tunnel compression of the median nerve at the wrist can occur independently from the neuropathy. You can try treating the carpal tunnel with a wrist splint. This may help the hands, but if other areas are starting to feel numb, let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Can neck and shoulder arthritis cause my feet to numb and tingling sensation? Thanks you!

Can neck and shoulder arthritis cause my feet to numb and tingling sensation? Thanks you!

Depends: Neck and shoulder arthritis should not cause problems in the feet, however, the same process that is causing arthritis in the upper body could affect lower limb also. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you and it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I wake up w/ numbing in arms, hands , sometimes legs, face. Sometimes serious tingling pain in arms, more left arm, can't open &close hands for hours.

I wake up w/ numbing in arms, hands , sometimes legs, face. Sometimes serious tingling pain in arms, more left arm, can't open &close hands for hours.

You have: A lot of symptoms but very little in the way of objective information and with this combination of neurologic. Possibly vascular complaints a thorough and lengthy history and physical is necessary. I have a lot of questions which require more than the available space which still leaves a physical exam undone. I wouldn't even begin to venture a guess and recommend instead contacting your doctor. ...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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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 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?

CTS: Multifactorial. But common things are common. First to rule out carpal tunnel syndrome. Check with your neurologist. You may need electrodiagnostic study. ...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?

Now: When the nerve is so impaired that weakness and numbness occur it is time to consider more aggressive treatment options before permanent nerve damage occurs. Talk to a neurosurgeon to consider your options. ...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.

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

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What would cause numbness and tingling n ur arms and legs?

Many things: One thing is a peripheral neuropathy, but that usually starts in the feet, later gets into the fingers. It's not really arms and legs, but more a "feet then hands" kind of thing. Certain meds can do it, too. Discuss with your doc if persistent and/or worsening. ...Read more

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What is causing this pain in my left leg and tingling/numbness in my arms/hands?

What is causing this pain in my left leg and tingling/numbness in my arms/hands?

Neuropathy ?: Neuropathy is a comon cause of tingling and numbness to the hands and feet, specially if diabetes is present . Duration of symptoms is also very important , as well as family history. Neuro-degenerative disorders must be excluded, if history or physical exam is suggestive.. Vitamin and nutritional deficencies is a rare cause, but possible if an enteropathy is present, or bariatric surgery was done. ...Read more

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I've been waking up everynight, several times with both my arms and hands in pain, numb and tingling! I sleep on my back it only subsides when I stan?

I've been waking up everynight, several times with both my arms and hands in pain, numb and tingling! I sleep on my back it only subsides  when I stan?

? Your neck or: carpal tunnel problem on both sides, better be evaluated, start by your primary doctor you may need imaging studies or other tests, or referral to a neurologist, best wishes ...Read more

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My arms are so tingling and numb will ativan (lorazepam) help?

My arms are so tingling and numb will ativan (lorazepam) help?

Medication Effects: I understand your discomfort. Lansoprazole, Omeprazole and Ranitidine are used to decrease acidity in the stomach. Increased acidity can be due to stresses of relationships, separations, work and finances. Both Lansoprazole and Omeprazole can cause anxiety. Omeprazole can cause numbness See a Gastroenterologist for diagnosis, treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy Medication, and Relaxation. ...Read more

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Numbness in left cheek and left upper arm after an ischaemic stroke. Is there any treatment possible?

Numbness in left cheek and left upper arm after an ischaemic stroke. Is there any treatment possible?

No specific Rx: What you are describing is a residual effect of your right sided stroke. Only time will tell if your symptoms resolve or not. If symptoms persist beyond 6 months then chances of recovery are poor. Of course you need to take all the treatment precautions prescribed by your md to prevent another stroke. ...Read more

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My arms are going numb and tingling a lot. I'm 21 weeks and I had this with my first two pregnancies. What causes it?

My arms are going numb and tingling a lot. I'm 21 weeks and I had this with my first two pregnancies. What causes it?

Arm numbness: Sounds like carpel tunnel syndrome. It is fairly common in pregnancy due to swelling in the hands. It is caused by compression of a nerve as it passes from the wrist into the hand. Often worse in the dominant hand but can be in both hands. Can wake you up at night when the hands feel like they are "asleep". Will likely go away after delivery. Try wearing thumb spica splints at night. ...Read more

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My arms are constantly going numb, and i get tingling goosebump sensations down my right leg and back. Why is that happening?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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