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Menopause Numbness And Tingling
Nerves exit your spine from the head to the buttock and these nerves correspond to the sensation to different parts of your body.
The mechanical pressure on the nerve causes the sensation to feel different. That includes numbness or tingling.
Also, there can be chemical irritation to the nerves by inflammation.
In cases of peripheral neuropathy, it can ALS becaused by diabetes, etc. ...Read more
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
Numbness: The feeling after your "foot falls asleep". ...Read more
? Hyperventilation?: Have you been hyperventilating? Most often numbness is to lips, hands and feet. ...Read more
Many many: Direct nerve irritation by pressure being applied to them, severing of the nerves via injury or underlying illness, metabolic processes, medications, demyelinating diseases, strokes, radiation therapy, infections, autoimmune disorders, vasculitis, hyperventilation - are just a few. ...Read more
Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Treatments: rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space.
http://www. Centraljerseyhand. Com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome. Htm. ...Read more
While these symptoms are usually self limited and inconsequential, if these persist more than a week or so, with your young age, see your family md for evaluation.
It would be best to figure it out early rather than late. Whether these are symptoms from the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves, you will need some workup if they don't go away. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with raynald disease. Is there any medication that can cure it.? The cold, numbness and tingling is
I get numbness and tingling over diff parts of my body if I have been in the same position for more that 5 mins, it immediately disappears when I move?
Likely temporary,: But if persists longer than 2-3 days, contact your doctor and get this checked out. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my whole left side of body (under investigation) but why are these areas more painful to touch?
Why indeed: Whatever is causing the numbness & tingling is also causing the painful sensation. The sense of touch is multimodality & of mind-mangling complexity. When you say the areas are "more painful, " do you mean allodynia, hyperpathia, dysesthesia or hyperalgesia? (The idea is now for you to look up those terms and try to determine which 1 (or more) applies to you.) ...Read more
Need 2nd opinion. I have numbness and tingling throughout body. What could cause it? I do have back problems. Could that cause it?
Not low back: An anatomical explanation of numbness throughout body could be attributable to to a process in the brain or upper cervical spine area. Alternatively, it could have a nonanatomic basis. ...Read more
I have been having a lot of numbness and tingling episodes through whole body mostly middle off back up to neck. Help no insurance. Thanks?
Medical workup: These sensations appear to be muscular in origin and can be seen in a variety of conditions e.g. Chiari malformation, dermatomyositis, tension myositis, psycho-social stress, depression, suppressed anger, post traumatic stress disorder, spinal deformity, spinal cord tumors, the list goes on. If symptoms persist see your primary care physician for a medical workup. ...Read more
When I stand up from a laying position I get facial numbness and tingling for about 3-4 minutes what could be causing this I haven't had any injuries?
I am experiencing heaviness, numbness and tingling on the right side of my body. This has been going on for a week. I have been taking b complex vit?
Suspect stroke: No relationship to vitamins. Seek immediate attention, . ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
Could mean-or???: A lot of things....sometimes occurs just before, during, or after migraine headaches. It could be the result of putting something directly on the lips that interacts and causes irritation. It could be signaling the deficiency of certain vitamin supplements such as B12, folate, (folic acid) or B6 (pyridoxine). You should get a metabolic evaluation. ...Read more
It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth...
It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area.
Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings.
Best to see neurologist. ...Read more
Are there medical conditions that cause numbness and tingling in the upper back between shoulder blades?
My shoulders tacoed inward causing extreme pain, numbness, and tingling. My back between the shoulder blades is the same story.
I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while I get a cold sensation on the same side?
Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
Carpal tun syndrome: Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger is do to compression of the median nerve at the wrist called carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is in the ring and little finger only than the nerve involved is the ulnar nerve and the compression is usually at the elbow, called cubical tunnel syndrome. ...Read more
Not likely: I think mold would cause more respiratory symptoms rather than the symptoms you described. I recommend seeing your primary care doctor first for evaluation. If you do have a mold problem in the house, you need to get it treated soon. ...Read more
nerve compression: The most common cause of numbness and tingling in hands in otherwise healthy individuals is nerve compression. The most common type of nerve compression is carpal tunnel syndrome. That being said there are a number of other causes as mentioned by by colleague. I recommend that you consult an experienced hand surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common diagnosis for such complaints, though there are other potential diagnoses that can cause this. A nerve conduction and EMG test can be useful to prove neuropathy. Neuropathy has many potential causes, but diabetes, thyroid issues, some toxins (alcohol, chemo meds), vitamin deficiencies, and some infections (eg hiv, hansen's disease) are coin causes. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my left eyebrow. It doesn't hurt but it is really annoying. What could this be?
Irritation of nerves: Numbness and tingling is usually a sign of a problem with the nerve in that region. It can be caused by many different things. Trauma to the nerve is a common cause, and it usually resolves over time. Shingles can also cause this. If the tingling and numbness don't resolve in a week or two, you should see your doctor to determine if further evaluation is needed. ...Read more
Hello, Dr. Both of my hands lost grip and strength occasionally, especially in writing. No numbness and tingling.?
What causes burning numbness and tingling pain in the neck? When my neck is like that I can't handle it. Please help
Several items: If spinal cord is irritated by flexion or extension of neck, this can trigger electrical shock-like sensations due to posterior column of spinal cord reaction. May be seen with B-12 deficiency, Multiple sclerosis, cervical stenosis, etc., and needs to be assessed, as there could be risk to spinal cord integrity. Annoying symptoms, but a warning to heed from your body. ...Read more
Had eviked potentials done for numbness and tingling rt foot an. Result. 2.5to 3 is that abnorm. Al?
See below: Guess I am confused, as to why you would have your symptoms tested by evoked potential study which is basically worthless if you have a peripheral nerve problem. (although may help diagnose a spinal cord problem). The more appropriate test could be an EMG nerve conduction study. I think you need to sit down with your doctor and ask some direct questions. Sorry, but that's my thinking, so far. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of having a herniated disk in the lower back? I have numbness and tingling in the lower back when sitting?
Many symptoms...: While this could be a sign of a herniated disc, it sounds a little more like facet arthritis as it does not radiate to different areas and does not have a constant dull ache. That being said, a physical exam and imaging would be necessary to be sure. If you are concerned about an actual herniation, then I would recommend seeing a physician for an exam to be safe. ...Read more
Why would I have numbness and tingling in my finger 2-3 years after an injury from an impact, and be unable to straighten or bend it all the way?
Explanation: You injured you joint and/or tendons, and also, likely hurt the small digital nerves. Maybe a hand specialist can correct this. ...Read more