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Leg Numbness (Definition)

The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, ...Read more


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Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs?

Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs?

Radiculopathy and HA: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from either arthritis or a ruptured (herniated) disc. May cause muscle tension in neck and "tension" headache. Nonsurgical treatment includes pt (i prefer mckenzie exercises), arthritis meds, and nerve blocks. Surgery if symptoms no better or worsen. ...Read more

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Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs in night. What do you recommend?

Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs in night. What do you recommend?

Check the neck: Pain in the upper extremities and problems with legs can be worrisome for cervical spine problems. You should have a complete neuroligic evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing chest pain when it does occur i get numbness in my left arm and leg and my chest feels heavy after for a while serious or no?

I have been experiencing chest pain when it does occur i get numbness in my left arm and leg and my chest feels heavy after for a while serious or no?

It can be concernin: Is the pain related to exertion? Any shortness of breath with exertion? Ever had any stent procedure before? You may wanna visit a cardiologist clinic and get evaluated further with possible stress test. ...Read more

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I had a sudden numbness and tingling in my left arm and leg any suggestions on what could be wrong with me?

I had a sudden numbness and tingling in my left arm and leg any suggestions on what could be wrong with me?

Left sided numbness: These are symptoms of great concern. There are several possibilites one of which could be a warning of an impending stroke. You should call your doctor asap to report this and get seen for an examination to determine the cause. Do not delay this. If you suddenly worsen call 911. Alert your family that you are having trouble and do not be alone until you get medical help. ...Read more

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I have numbness in left arm and leg, persistent headache for 2 months, and today an episode of dropping lip and face numbness. All tests normal?

I have numbness in left arm and leg, persistent headache for 2 months, and today an episode of dropping lip and face numbness. All tests normal?

What tests ?: Have neurologist do a careful assessment. Its important to find out what is going on. You need to exclude uncommon causes like venous infarct due to saggital sinus thrombosis ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more