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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

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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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?

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

Dr. James Hocker
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