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Nails of hands are blue near lunula.Dark brown lines in multiple nails.B12,calcium,iron serum,thyroid normal.Feeling numbness in hands & legs. Reason?

Nails of hands are blue near lunula.Dark brown lines in multiple nails.B12,calcium,iron serum,thyroid normal.Feeling numbness in hands & legs. Reason?

Vascular? melanin?: The dark brown lines could be melanin deposition. Is the blueness could be vascular such as Raynaud's phenomenon which may result in numbness in fingers and toes, as you have normal labs. Also, 60,000 IUs is a high dose of D. Do you take that everyday? For how long? There could be various etiologies of your symptoms and I recommend seeing your primary care provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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What could cause a tingling sensation in my left arm, hot feeling in the palm, feeling pinky, next finger and thumb are asleep, facial numbness feeling?

What could cause a tingling sensation in my left arm, hot feeling in the palm, feeling pinky, next finger and thumb are asleep, facial numbness feeling?

Tingling sensation a: Depending on whether the symptoms are abrupt or chronic, the answers are different. It could be a cerebrovascular event such as a stroke, or a combination of problems, facial neuralgia with a cervical radiculopathy. It depends on your medical history. This may be emergent, and it should be worked up immediately by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Last night sudden numbing sensation in left arm, fast heart rate, heavy arm, & tingling with movement.Today cold feelin in wrist, forearm, & shoulder?

Last night sudden numbing sensation in left arm, fast heart rate, heavy arm, & tingling with movement.Today cold feelin in wrist, forearm, & shoulder?

Get checked out: Symptoms described are nonspecific. They could be brought on by cardiac causes or they could be related to stress/anxiety with hyperventilation. They could also be brought on by cervical neck issues cause a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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My thumb shakes when scrolling on cell, numbness in hands sleeping/awake, numbness tinglin in both hands in feet ...What is it?

My thumb shakes when scrolling on cell, numbness in hands sleeping/awake, numbness tinglin in both hands in feet ...What is it?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Numbness is a neurological symptom and a nerve conduction test can usually sort it out as well. The two most common causes are either a pinched nerve somewhere, with carpal tunnel syndrome being the most common that involves the thumb; or a neurological condition such as a neuropathy for example. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause aching joints in the hands, feet & knees along with a tingling or numb sensation in the hands and feet?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause aching joints in the hands, feet & knees along with a tingling or numb sensation in the hands and feet?

Not commonly: Zoloft (sertraline) main side effects are diarrhea and sexual dysfunction or decreased libido. You may be having an interaction with Zoloft (sertraline) and another drug or something else is going on. You should follow with your doctor for further work up. ...Read more

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Can ms. Feel like burning hot flashes , numbness in face and thru body to legs ?

Can ms. Feel like burning hot flashes , numbness in face and thru body to legs ?

Symptoms: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be associated with many causes. MS is a specific diagnosis based upon history, abnormal exam findings, and confirmatory diagnostic studies. Start with your primary physician and evaluate the baseline problems. ...Read more

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Numbness/tingling in arms and swelling/tightness in hands upon waking in morning. Alsoheavy aching spells in arms 4past2yrs. Doc is aware of it/unsure?

Numbness/tingling in arms and swelling/tightness in hands upon waking in morning. Alsoheavy aching spells in arms 4past2yrs. Doc is aware of it/unsure?

Arthritis?: Morning stiffness in the hands can be a sentinel sign of rheumatoid arthritis. Even without abnormal blood tests this can help make the diagnosis. If your primary care doctor has evaluated it and doesn't have a diagnosis, a rheumatologist may be able to help. ...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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I have numbing and tingling in my arm, stiffness in wrist, bulging veins in hand bright blue veins what can cause this?

? Blood Clot: You need a detailed examination from a hand and upper extremity specialist. Bulging veins may signify poor venous drainage from your hand, and this could be due to a variety of reasons, including blood clots, thoracic outlet syndrome - to name two. ...Read more

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Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Random and sudden burning sensation in fingers on right hand?

Hand numbness: your symptoms can be due to either nerve compression or vascular compromise to right hand. The whole right arm and cervical spine needs to be evaluated. Do you type a lot? Postural exercises and yoga helps. Chiropractor might be of some assistance too based upon what defect has been diagnosed after thorough work up ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the tingling pins & needles and slight numbness feeling in my toes?

What are possible causes of the tingling pins & needles and slight numbness feeling in my toes?

Many possibilities: Including neuroma, tarsal tunnel, nerve impingement in lower back, systemic disease like diabetes, vitamin deficiency, side effect of medications, chemo etc.... ...Read more

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What could cause, tingling in both arms &back, cold sensation in same areas, light headed, ringing in ears, joint weakness, & loss of vision.

What could cause, tingling in both arms &back, cold sensation in same areas, light headed, ringing in ears, joint weakness, & loss of vision.

Not enough info!: There are many possibilities. It is impossible to give you an accurate guess without a lot more information, incl. how long you have felt this way, your medical history, and list of medications. Please see a doctor ASAP to sort all this out. This may be something simple to treat or something more serious. Get seen and treated, to avoid the chance of feeling even worse! ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done. ...Read more

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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more