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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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What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?

What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and  foot, during periods only?

Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. The pain and numbness in one arm and leg could suggest a neurologic system. This is why you should take this to your physician. ...Read more

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Ct scan of the brain is normal. Numbness left cheek, left side of head, left arm and leg feel numb sometimes. Sensitivity to sound, too loud... ?

Ct scan of the brain is normal. Numbness left cheek, left side of head, left arm and leg feel numb sometimes. Sensitivity to sound, too loud... ?

Numbness: I'm sorry that you are having all of these symptoms. You obviously have been to see someone in order to get a CT scan. Do you have a headache as well. You have some sensitivity to sound, we can't see the rest of your symptoms. If you haven't yet you need to see a neurologist, you probably need an MRI and an MRA or angiogram. You need someone to guide the ship of diagnosis to find out! ...Read more

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I've had a numb feeling in my left arm today and now numbness in my arm and my left leg is much colder than rest of body. Advice?

I've had a numb feeling in my left arm today and now numbness in my arm and my left leg is much colder than rest of body. Advice?

Could be a nerve: You haven't mentioned any weakness or chest pain or not being able to move those extremities so I will assume those symptoms aren't present. In which case it could be that you have some inflammation or irritation of your peripheral nerves or possible swelling (edema) which is causing your symptoms. If your symptoms persist it would be good to discuss it with a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm a 35 year old female. I'm having slight chest pain and pain and numbness in my left arm and pain in my left leg. What could it be?

I'm a 35 year old female. I'm having slight chest pain and pain and numbness in my left arm and pain in my left leg. What could it be?

Get checked Out: Although it is unlikely for a 35yo woman to have significant cardiac disease it is not impossible. In addition your symptoms could represent a blood clot in your leg or lungs. You should establish with a health care professional as soon as possible and get checked out. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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