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Intermittent Leg Paresthesia
32yo female w/ dmt1, well controlled no complications, athletic, c/o brief bouts of paresthesia in backs of legs after 6+ mile runs - should I worry?
Lumbar neuropathy: I doubt it is blood sugar related but more likely stemming from your lumbar spine. After you run, your back tightens putting pressure most likely on the nerves in the back radiating down to the lower ext. The l5s1 especially tend to radiate to the back of the legs. I would focus on lower back exercises and core tightening. ...Read more
Can meralgia paresthesia be on the lower part of leg like from the back side of thigh and from the outside of knee down I am type 2 diabetic?
After my can injury I have paresthesia in right back leg now im having pain in my big toe and the bottom of my right foot. What can I do?
See a neurologist : I would have emg/ncv studies performed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I am having paresthesia in my left foot for 5 months... Is it MS?? I am 21 years old female. Few days ago i felt pain in both my legs
I had a right calf muscle injury but now I have paresthesia in my leg and pain in my big toe and bottom feet?
I can't do things like cross arms, legs, comb hair, hold phone, push ups w/out some form of paresthesia. How is that anxiety? Xanax doesn't stop it. I'm not panicking. I have popping in hand, shoulder blade that shoots pins and needles down arm.
Anxiety or medical?: A diagnosis of anxiety as a cause of physical symptoms can only be made when medical causes have been ruled out. Suggest you see your pcp for an evaluation of paresthesias. That said, anxiety can cause numerous physical symptoms even without conscious panicky thoughts because of the body's response to an adrenaline surge via the "fight or flight" reaction. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Last night bottoms of feet hurt, no clue why. Today still hurt. Paresthesias too. These are spreading up my whole legs. What's up?
Need to keep an eye : Often these turn out to be nothing evil. Occasionally symptoms like that are the start of problems with the nerves. If you start to develop any weakness in the legs (feet flopping, hard to climb stairs) you'll want to be seen immediately to be evaluated for guillain-barre. ...Read more
Could chronic hyperventilation syndrome be the cause of paresthesia in legs and sometimes arms? Have had extensive testing but all results are normal
Panic attacks: My guess is that you have panic disorder. There is no such disease as chronic hyperventilation syndrome. A psychologist can help you with relaxation exercises. Also, meds are available which are very helpful in treating panic attacks. Here is a web site to check out: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/panic-disorder/index.shtml ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are paresthesias along with loss of sensation in legs, burning in head a sign of a stroke? Can an MRI of brain detect previous strokes?
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