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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Numbness And Tingling (Definition)

Numbness and tingling is a symptom in which a person has some loss of feeling (numbness) and/or has the feeling of "pins and needles" in some part of the body. If a person had slept on his arm, the arm may have "pins and needles" for several minutes before returning to normal. Numbness and tingling can also ...Read more


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I experience numbness and tingling pain in my toes when my feet get cold (had untreated frostbite 40 years ago. Is there anything i can do for this?

I experience numbness and tingling pain in my toes when my feet get cold (had untreated frostbite 40 years ago.  Is there anything i can do for this?

You may speak to : Your pcp regarding calcium channel blockers or topical nitropaste or possibly even viagra (sildenafil) ( seriously ) or another long acting nitrate. Avoid caffeine, smoking and get some warm socks ( seriously) make sure you do not also have new onset of diabetes and peripheral neuropathy due to that or another issues such as thyroid disease or some neurological issue you are blaming it all on frostbite. ...Read more

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My big toe on my rt foot is numb and I have tingling in my foot.What is that a symptom of?

My big toe on my rt foot is numb and I have tingling in my foot.What is that a symptom of?

Nerve issue: Burning, tingling and numbness are all symptoms of a nerve problem. This could be a pinched nerve in the lower back, tarsal tunnel syndrome, or a number of other reasons. Most of which involve something pressing on a nerve. ...Read more

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MRI shows small herniation on l5s1, mass effect on s1. Numbness and pain are l5 dermatoes, eg big toe numbness, is this common?

MRI shows small herniation
 on l5s1, mass effect on s1.  Numbness and pain are l5 dermatoes, eg big toe numbness, is this common?

Complex: First you have MRI demonstration of S-1 compression, but you say your symptoms are at L-5, which raises question in my mind of an additional disc fragment affecting this nerve root. The complexities may affect a conservative approach to your problems, and surgery may be needed. Get opinion from spinal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can Anklosing Spondilits/Sacarolitis cause sciatica and L5 dermatoes big toe numbness. mri does not show l5 impingement, only small mass effect on s1?

Can Anklosing Spondilits/Sacarolitis cause sciatica and L5 dermatoes big toe numbness.  mri does not show l5 impingement, only small mass effect on s1?

MRI can show inflame: The MRI can help see sacroiliac inflammation when X-rays are normal. This is called non-radiographic sacroiliitis and spondylarthropathy. The symptoms you describe could be from ankylosing spondylitis but it is unlikely. Your physician can have you see a rheumatologist to clarify ...Read more

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Help! i just have sudden pain/tingling/numbness in big toe & unusual discomfort on soles of feet.?

Pain: Any description such as this merits an evaluation . See your podiatrist for that evaluation and a treatment plan. There are many possibilities here and may well encompass more than one problem. ...Read more

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


Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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Foot Numbness (Definition)

Foot numbness can be described as having a reduced sensation of feeling in the foot. It is generally a sign of an underlying neurological condition involving the sensory ...Read more