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I have tingling in my legs n arms often. What could b the cause of this?

I have tingling in my legs n arms often. What could b the cause of this?

TIngling: Rule out the worst first...Make sure you do not have diabetes. If you are sure you do not, keep a diary of symptoms, what makes it better or worse, are there times of the day or night it is especially bad (or good). Then bring this information to your primary care doctor to help. ...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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I've recently gotten tingling in my legs and arms. What could be the cause?

Most likely: Although tingling could be secondary to a medication reaction (topirimate), or periodically due to hyperventilation, be cognizant of the fact that persistent symptoms most likely are heralding the development of a peripheral nerve syndrome, which needs attention. Recommend having your doctor evaluate all of this. Less likely might be spinal pathology in neck or ms. ...Read more

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I have tingling going down both arms and back. Sometimes in the legs. It's worse with activity or at end of day. What could cause this?

I have tingling going down both arms and back. Sometimes in the legs. It's worse with activity or at end of day. What could cause this?

Tingling: Tingling usually is the result of nerve compression and is dependent on position or what you do. It can improve on its own, by avoiding the compression. If in both arms and legs, the problem could be in the spine, maybe from a prior injury. Also consider B12 deficiency, diabetes or thyroid disease. Other nerve damage could be the cause as well. If persistent, seek your doctor for work up. ...Read more

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

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 causes tingling in your arms or legs? A skin issue or a nerves issue?

What causes tingling in your arms or legs? A skin issue or a nerves issue?

Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia may result from poor circulation, nerve irritation, neuropathy, or many other conditions and causes. There is no known long-term physical effect from paresthesia (although its underlying conditions may have various effects). See your local doctor for help with this condition. ...Read more

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Odd tingling sensation in both arms and legs for about a week. Subsides at night and then comes back during day. What could be the cause?

Odd tingling sensation in both arms and legs for about a week. Subsides at night and then comes back during day. What could be the cause?

See a doctor: Some medications, as well as diseases of the nervous system can cause tingling. Suggest you see a doctor for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Many things: Parasthesias (tingling) can be caused by polyneuropathy of any cause, ms, cord syndromes, and as a side effects of medications (carbonic anhydrase inhibitors like topamax, (topiramate) Diamox and zonegran.). ...Read more