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Had CT 3yrs ago for headaches/left foot tingling-was clear. Felt ok for 1yr then symptoms came back last yr and have been constant. Brain tumour?

Had CT 3yrs ago for headaches/left foot tingling-was clear. Felt ok for 1yr then symptoms came back last yr and have been constant. Brain tumour?

Foot tingling: Likely the left foot has little if anything to do with the headaches, and would consider nerve compression in back, knee or ankle. Why do you have concern about brain tumor? Would you benefit from Concierge visit onsite? ...Read more

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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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Left scapula and left anterior chest pain with deep breath and certain shoulder movement assoc with left hand and left foot tingling, left arm ache???

Left scapula and left anterior chest pain with deep breath and certain shoulder movement assoc with left hand and left foot tingling, left arm ache???

Musculoskeletal: It is impossible to diagnose based on this information, but the description is most compatible with a musculoskeletal problem, from arthritis in the shoulder to stress injury from moving, lifting, weights, etc. If it worsens, or if you develop dull chestpain, fever, or shortness of breath, see your doctor! ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my left foot from tingling?

What can I do to stop my left foot from tingling?

Cause?: Sounds like nerve problem locally or possibly from upper leg or back. You need to find out the cause before you look for the treatment. ...Read more

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Hit the top of my head a little over 48 hours ago no other symtoms but my left foot is tingling ?

Hit the top of my head a little over 48 hours ago no other symtoms but my left foot is tingling ?

Foot tingling: If the foot tingling just started after you hit your head I recommend getting seen for an exam as soon as you can. Hopefully it is not related! ...Read more

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Hit the top of my head on monday night on steering wheel didnt black or anything no other symtoms but my left foot is tingling and my foot hurts also ?

Hit the top of my head on monday night on steering wheel didnt black or anything no other symtoms but my left foot is tingling and my foot hurts also ?

Whip lash...: Quite possibly, the top of you head was not the only area affected when you head was hit. It could be possible that your foot symptoms are resulting from secondary symptoms sustained during the same traumatic event. Either way, to remove all doubt, have both your head and foot be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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Noticed that I have been mixing words lately (saying the wrong ones or mispronouncing) and now left foot is tingling. Scared of stroke/brain tumor??

Noticed that I have been mixing words lately (saying the wrong ones or mispronouncing) and now left foot is tingling. Scared  of stroke/brain tumor??

Wrong foot: Unless you've some clear & present risk factors as a 26 yo person such as a medical condition causing hypercoagulability, cardiac defect such as patent foramen ovale, Factor V Leyden deficiency, sickle cell anemia, or some other rare problem then, the risk of your symptoms reflecting stroke is minuscule . Still, if this is new for you then, an exam by your physician is advisable. ...Read more

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Left fore arm is tight. Left foot is tingling. Left shin has sharp pain.

Left fore arm is tight. Left foot is tingling. Left shin has sharp pain.

Sharp pain: In leg and tingling in feet is likely a sign of nerve problem and would seek out neurologist who will likely order a nerve conduction study or other tests and possible medications. ...Read more

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Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

I would see: A doctor it's a sign of neuropathy. Potentially you could lose motor function as well. That would make it serious for me. ...Read more

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My left foot has been tingling for a few months. I have a pinched nerve in my lower back. Could that be the cause? What medication can stop this?

My left foot has been tingling for a few months. I have a pinched nerve in my lower back. Could that be the cause?
What medication can stop this?

Could be: But you need further evaluation. Nervous conduction studies can be performed to see edict if any nerve is involved. Go back to you doctor for more evaluation. Treatment options come after the diagnosis. So get your accurate diagnosis first ...Read more

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Past 3 days between my 3rd and 4th toe on my left foot has been tingling and numbish. Causes? Big deal?

Past 3 days between my 3rd and 4th toe on my left foot has been tingling and numbish. Causes? Big deal?

3/4 toes numbish: Classically this could be a neuroma. There can be other causes , however. See your podiatrist who can take x rays to evaluate boney position and can develop a treatment plan . ...Read more

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My left foot have some tingling feel like needle and also near the toes it hurt when i walked is is serious?

Could be neuroma: Tingling in the foot can be due to a number of conditions, both systemic and local. The most common reason for tingling in the toes when walking is a neuroma, which is an enlargement of the digital nerve. This causes pain, burning, numness and sometimes cramping., first approach is to try wearing wider shoes or metatarsal pads. If this does not work, see a podiatric physician. ...Read more

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I am a teenager who has sharp, intense back pain and left foot and leg tingling. What could that mean?

I am a teenager who has sharp, intense back pain and left foot and leg tingling. What could that mean?

Pinched Nerve: Low back pain going down the leg to the foot sounds like sciatica, ie one of your lumbar spinal nerves is irritated. This can often improve on it's own, but if pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. There are many non-surgical options. ...Read more

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Had chiro adjustment for back and since then my left foot has been mildly tingling off and on. Worse at night. What happened?

Had chiro adjustment for back and since then  my left foot has been mildly tingling off and on. Worse at night. What happened?

Could be: you had a disc herniation that was irritated as the chiropractic adjustment took place. Generally it should resolve in a few days, If it is still an issue after 2-3 weeks, I would recommend seeing a spine specialist to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Woke up with the last two toes on my left foot feeling tight and tingling and it's still happening feels like their really tight like and heavy! Why?

Woke up with the last two toes on my left foot feeling tight and tingling and it's still happening feels like their really tight like and heavy! Why?

Foot numbness: When nerves become numb they alter our perception of normal sensation such that many times the affected area feels tight or heavy. This is like when u go to the dentist and they "numb " an area with novacaine ,prior to working on it. I.e. Your lip feels heavy or tight ...Read more

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Is tingling pain in left shoulders, arm, left side of rib and tingling left foot, sign of heart attack even it normalizes after 15-20mins.

Is tingling pain in left shoulders, arm, left side of rib and tingling left foot, sign of heart attack even it normalizes after 15-20mins.

Statistically, no: The character of the pain and its distribution would make this a very improbable answer. However, answers regarding symptoms are statistical replies (and "one out of a thousand" means "out of a thousand, one"). If you have reason to worry about this then see someone and have an evaluation. ...Read more

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Had CT in 2011 for headaches and tingling left foot-results normal.Still have same symptoms!how likely to be a brain tumour?

Had CT in 2011 for headaches and tingling left foot-results normal.Still have same symptoms!how likely to be a brain tumour?

Unlikely: Numbness/tingling of one foot would more may be related to your back. A slipped disc pressing on a nerve root that exits your back could cause this. If you had a negative ct of your brain 3 years ago, and the symptoms have not changed, it would be unlikely to be a tumor which would have grown by now and caused other symptoms. Ms is also possible, but an MRI of the brain is needed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Gianni Persich
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Foot Tingling (Definition)

This is usually noted as a pins/needle sensation. Can be benign or associated with pain and numbness. There is a multitude of causes usually related to small fiber ...Read more