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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