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It Band Numbness
What could cause a band of numbness from jaw to neck with a feeling of a noose. Inside, not the skin. Its defo not anxiety.?
Had a face lift?: This can occur after plastic surgery. In tha absence of such a history you should consider TMJ, cervical spine problems and an host of other possibilities. I recommend you be sen sooner rather than later, in the ER if not able to get to your doctor today. ...Read more
Had cts had no numbness before after surf had severe numbness. Had 2 nd surg. Still numb. He said he had left a small band that caused numbness?
Side effect: Carpal tunnel is a nerve injury to the median nerve that travels through the wrist. I do not know you symptoms prior to surgery but most often there is pain or numbness in the hand. Carpal tunnel release usually will help lessen the pain but can result in numbness in the area that was originally painful. It can improve with time. Can take up to a year to heal. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
I have really band pain sometimes numbness in my hands and wrists. Occasionally in my feet. I also smoke, so I'm concerned that I may have Buerger's?
You may...: Stopping the smoking would be a good idea.. ...Read more
I have tingling and numbness on my outside thigh for 3 weeks. Only on one leg. No pain. Can I have it band syndrome with no pain?
Besides hyperventilation syndrome, what could cause facial and scalp numbness? It feels like a rubber band is around my neck at times.
Stop hyperventilatin: May need some psychology help.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have numbness on my back of my left side of my head behind the ear, I feel very uneasy to tie my hair with an hair band?
Seek medical: Attention for further evaluation of numbness behind your ear. ...Read more
Numbness right wrist 3" toward my elbow. Feels like I'm wearing a wrist band for tennis. What could be cause, ?
I'm having numbness two inches from my wrist toward my elbow. Feels like a tennis sweat band. What could be cause?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine the area to see if there is a problem with the skin. The doctors, and a neurologist, can check for nerve problems in those nerves coming out of the spinal cord, all the way to the numb area. A physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) doctor can help find the cause, if there is a nerve or muscle problem. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my left thigh and it feels like a rubber band is around my left groin which is worse during menstration. Caused by?
I would guess this is coming from your back.: The nerve supply for these areas comes out of the low back. You can be worse during your menstrual cycle because of the extra fluid and pelvic congestion will add pressure to the nerves. Sometimes the tingling on the thigh is specific to a nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It is fairly common with tight clothes or people employed that lean against the counter or have a heavy toolbelt. If it's really bothering you a lot you should go see your doctor and get checked out for the possibility of a lumbar disc. ...Read more
Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?
DUE TO HEAT: You should see a neurologist soon. The heat is bringing out neurological symptoms, which point to a problem in your spinal cord. Mri films of neck and thoracic spine should help. You may or may not have multiple sclerosis or other problems within the spinal cord. Get checked out, and if needed, start treatment. ...Read more
Dizziness, one sided numbness, one sided temp loss of function, uncontrollable body jerks, oligoclonal bands in CSF and serum. Neuro behcets or ms?
Suggest: The oligoclonal bands should be significantly increased in spinal fluid as contrasted to serum to be c/w multiple sclerosis, and some of your problems are likewise supportive of ms. However, do you have history of eye and skin problems more in keeping with behcets, and are MRI studies of both head and neck c/w ms? This should be fairly easy to sort out, and if ambiguous, perhaps a second opinion. ...Read more
I have numbness in my hands when I wake up from sleep. After a blood test doctor recommended a wrist band. Is it ok. What are the causes for it? Age24
Is it normal to have pain in a band on top of foot just below toes and numbness, swelling in two little toes after sprained ankle?
I have neck pain. Numbness in teeth and nose. Lump feeling in throatt. Sharp pains in head And band like feeling across wrists. What could cause this?
Unusual symptoms: Unusual set of symptoms. See your MD for evaluation. ...Read more
Consequences of putting rubber bands around ankles for 3+ hours? Few days later and numb white parts on foot. Help!!
Help?: Stop putting rubber bands around your ankles. ...Read more
Left an elastic band tight around my little finger for about 4 hours. It was purple and numb. 24 hours after removing band, finger is still numb.
Likely transient pbm: You don't mention that your finger is still purple, and if not, you may recover all function. You likely cut off enough of the nourishment to the digital nerve that there will be a delay in recovery that can last days or might be long term. Use as a learning experience. Cut the blood supply to living tissue and you may lose it. ...Read more
Drunk+Xanax used rubber bands around ankles and put 85+ push pins in bottom of feet 4 3hrs. Days later Feet tingle tearing feeling when bent numb toe?
It sounds to me like: You are in a great deal of emotional turmoil. The combination of alcohol and xanax (alprazolam) can be lethal in some people, or equally bad, can lead to respiratory depression, decreased oxygen, and brain damage. I am not sure what the push pins are for, I am assuming this is some kind of similar behavior to cutting, and if so it is another cry for help. See your doctor and/or a mental health professional!!! ...Read more
Neuropathy: Really depends upon where in the back you're talking about. It can be due to a neuritis which is an inflammation of the nerves. We sometimes see this after someone has had an epidural. Your numbness could also be due to disk or facet disease. Only a proper history and physical exam by your physician can shed light on the subject. ...Read more
Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal tunnel syndrome." the median nerve travels through a 'tunnel' through your carpal (wrist) bones and gets irritated, often causing tingling or numbness in your thumb, pointer, middle and half of your ring finger. Get checked for cts. Good luck. ...Read more
Check for neuropathy: Total body numbness is quite benign and often associated with stress and depression, which is reversible. Numbness over all 4 extremities could be associated with a peripheral neuropathy, a problem within the neck, a medication reaction, even multiple sclerosis. Have your doctor assess your symptoms. ...Read more
Numbness: Numbness = lack of sensation or feeling in part of the body. ...Read more
Left sided numbness: It means you have to get checked out by your doc. At age 19 it may turn out to be ok but don't take a chance. ...Read more