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My hands and feet have been going numb very easily lately. What could it be?

My hands and feet have been going numb very easily lately. What could it be?

Anxiety most likely: Hand and feet numbness can be a presenting symptom of anxiety especially if you are feeling stressed. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet get numb easily?

What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet get numb easily?

Possible neuropathy: You may possess a mild developing peripheral neuropathy, but you may also have a hereditary sensitivity to pressure palsies, which means transient compression of nerves by certain positions like leaning elbow or crossing legs. There are other possibilities, but the intermittent symptoms suggest a benign condition. Have your doctor assess and examine. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet get numb easily. I just need to lie in bed or sit on a chair a minute later they are numb?

Why do my hands and feet get numb easily. I just need to lie in bed or sit on a chair a minute later they are numb?

Nerves: Numbness is caused by nerves being irritated or pinched. These nerves can be pinched in the periphery, such as at the wrist or ankle, or they can pinched as they exit the spine.

With both upper and lower extremities having consistent symptoms I would recommend evaluation by a health professional to rule out a general nerve health problem called polyneuropathy. ...Read more

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Hands and feet have been going numb for months. Been dealing with severe constipation and ignored it. Now that pain is gone, will the numbness go away?

Hands and feet have been going numb for months. Been dealing with severe constipation and ignored it. Now that pain is gone, will the numbness go away?

See a neurologist: Although your condition could be benign the length of time it's going on is of concern to me. There are many possible causes of your problem ranging from actual nerve damage to nutritional deficiencies, diabetes, and hypothyroidism. These and others must be ruled out. You should have a complete history and exam by a neurologist. Please have this done as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands and feet to be going numb/feeling swollen for the past week and today feel constantly numb/swollen?

What could cause my hands and feet to be going numb/feeling swollen for the past week and today feel constantly numb/swollen?

Possible raynaud's: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress. In raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands and feet to be numb?

What could cause my hands and feet to be numb?

Few causes: A systemic disease like diabetes. Side effects of certain medications or chemotherapy treatments. One can have carpal tunnel in the hands and tarsal tunnel in the feet. There can be herniated discs in the spine irritating the nerves to the distal extremites. This is a condition that warrants a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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Numbness in hand's & feet what could be causing this?

Numbness in hand's & feet what could be causing this?

Many causes: There are a great many things that can cause numbness in the hands and feet, which can be caused by peripheral neuropathy. You can find out by seeing a doctor, who will take a complete history and perform a thorough physical exam. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet go numb when I work out?

What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet go numb when I work out?

Pinched nerves: The nerves exit the spinal column and go to your hands and feet. Imagine that a nerve is like a water hose. If you step on it, then less water comes out. Someplace along the way, you are pinching nerves and when you stop exercising, you take the pressure off the nerves. ...Read more

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My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

Yes: This could mean that the cervical neck bones are pinching off the spinal cord. There ae other reasons too such as carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathy, neuropathy. See a neurologist soon for some tests. ...Read more

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If I am now diabetic and I would like to know how to make the numbness in my hands and feet go away?

If I am now diabetic and I would like to know how to make the numbness in my hands and feet go away?

Have it evaluated.: Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. ...Read more

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I have a clicking soud in my head an also my hand and feet keep going numb what could this be?

I have a clicking soud in my head an also my hand and feet keep going numb what could this be?

It could be: Psychological, pinched nerve, nerve inflammation, sign of diabetes etc. See your dr to get an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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What could lead to feet and hand numbness?

What could lead to feet and hand numbness?

Possible neuropathy: You should be evaluated by a neurologist for possible neuropathy. ...Read more

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Hi I have numbness in my feet and hand comes and go once a week for 2 min whts that mean thank u?

Hi I have numbness in my feet and hand comes and go once a week for 2 min whts that mean thank u?

Please see below: Sounds like some kind of neuropathy. You might want to check blood sugar, vitamin B12 and folate (folic acid) level to start and discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel like my hands and feet go numb and swell up after I drink coffe. Am I allergic?

No: The symptoms you describe are not allergy symptoms. They could be a reaction to caffeine or an intolerance but they are not allergy. ...Read more

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At night m experiencing pins n needles and numbness in my hands and feet? Holding handing above head helps, what could this be? X

At night m experiencing pins n needles and numbness in my hands and feet? Holding handing above head helps, what could this be? X

Peripheral neuropat: Early peripheral neuropathy, medication side effect, . Commonly....B12, Diabetes, can be also due to other neurologic conditions. Nicotine use and circulation problem can agrvate it. ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in hands, face and foot?

What could be causing numbness in hands, face and foot?

One side?: If all this is on the same side, you could be having what is called TIA which is a temporary lack of blood to the opposite side of the brain. You really need to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

Diabetes?: You should see a physician. The numbness could be from uncontrolled diabetes. It also could be a neck injury or a reaction to a medication. ...Read more

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Body numbness, face hands feet, nova cane feelings?

Body numbness, face hands feet, nova cane feelings?

See neurologist: This is a nerve related condition. Do you have any back pain? I would imagine the etiology to be somewhere in your back. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if your feet or hands feel numb?

Nerve problem: Typically this has to due with a nerve but may also be a circulation issue. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

Mild neuropathy?: Sometimes irritated nerves cause tingling, normally in the toes and feet, sometimes in the hands. Tingling or burning is a symptom of neuropathy, but it does not clinch the diagnosis. High blood sugar and deficient vitamin B12 are common causes of a symptom like this. Be sure you are checked out for causes of neuropathy. ...Read more

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I have numbness in both my hands or feet always. What does it indicate?

I have numbness in both my hands or feet always. What does it indicate?

Need more info: May be circulation issue but a neuropathy may be causing your symptoms. Diabetic can have peripheral neuropathy, vitamin deficiencies etc. A full history and physical with arterial dopplers, emg, nct etc may be needed to sort out the issue. A battery of labs including sugars, thyroid levels, ANA etc. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hands and feet get numb randomly, what is that about?

What can I do if my hands and feet get numb randomly, what is that about?

Carpal Tunnel Syndro: Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness of the fingers. It is caused by pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. Often wakes patients up and night and occurs while reading or driving. I recommend that you see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Need help docs! Both my hands& feet feel severe numbness, need advice for relief?

Need help docs! Both my hands& feet feel severe numbness, need advice for relief?

Sounds systemic: Numbness in both your hands are feet, indicates a problem either from your neck on up or systemic process. Look up neuropathy although there are lots of causes of it. Are you diabetic? You'll need to find the underlying cause of your symptoms, consult with your family provider or internist. The neuropathy is just the tip of the iceberg of something else going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would someone have a tingling sensation in their hands and feet with no numbness?

Various answers: Some medications cause tingling (topirimate), some food additives (MSG), bodily chemical imbalance, poor blood flow, use of illicit drugs (cocaine, meth), consequence of smoking, and perhaps early sign of peripheral nerve disorder. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about getting numb hands and feet after taking a shower or know what this may be?

Can you tell me about getting numb hands and feet after taking a shower or know what this may be?

Unusual: It would be unusual to experience this in a warm shower as this would bring more blood to your hands/feet. So if doing cold showers: stop. It may be what is called small vessel disease (pad), may be related to a collagen vascular disease and there are a few. Look them up. See internist who will start with blood work. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.

What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.

Many causes: Most common causes of numbness in the hands& feet (for all comers) is going to be diabetes mellitus. However, many other metabolic conditions can cause this condition as well as nutritional deficiences, demyelinating conditons of the brain/spinal cord, chemo/radiation therapy, excessive alcohol use, and as Sonny Bono used to say, "And the Beat Goes On." Check with your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more

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Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS, or am I worrying over nothing?

Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS, or am I worrying over nothing?

Numbness= perception: You feel numb but no one around can tell?
It is common neurological symptom from nerve problem, neuropathy than from brain like ms ---but change in blood flow, electrolyte like low potasium or simple hyperventilation cause numbness. ...Read more

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What can possibly be the cause for numbness, in my hands and feets. That only occur when I am resting. I am a cigarette smoker?

What can possibly be the cause for numbness, in my hands and feets. That only occur when I am resting. I am a cigarette smoker?

Numbness: Cigarettes are peripheral vasoconstrictors and that decrease in blood supply is most likely the cause. As already stated - do yourself a favor and stop. ...Read more

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Why do my palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb?

Why do my palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb?

Think nerves: Neuropathy can cause these symptoms, and a doctor can help diagnose this. Keep in mind that medical conditions such as diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, fluid retention may be at the root of the issue. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb, what to do?

Palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb, what to do?

See a doctor: Obviously you determined something is wrong, the doctor will help you find out what and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both hands go numb & your feet hurt?

What does it mean when both hands go numb & your feet hurt?

See Hand surgeon: See a hand surgeon for your hands and a podiatrist for your feet. You will likely need to see a neurologist to get an emg/nct. You can trial wearing wrist braces at night and use nsaids as they may help while you are getting your work-up done. ...Read more

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What causes my hands and feet to go numb after I orgasm during sex?

What causes my hands and feet to go numb after I orgasm during sex?

BLood flow: Blood flow is redirected to the areas that need the most blood flow in any given situation. During orgasm, blood flow is diverted to the heart, lungs, brain and sexual organs which could produce some transient numbness in the far extremities as blood is diverted to these areas. ...Read more

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Both of my hands and feet are tingly/numb. This started a week ago after working out. What could cause this?

Both of my hands and feet are tingly/numb. This started a week ago after working out. What could cause this?

A nerve impingement: Or a sign of a systemic disease like diabetes. I would see an internist for evaluation. ...Read more

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