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Having sx's on B6 toxicity(neuropathy, tingling, shocking feeling) not taking any b vitamins. Level is 134, no other cause for sx's found, what is this?
Not B-6 toxicity: These sound like symptoms of magnesium deficiency which is often found in conjunction with cadmium toxicity coming from stresses of many kinds. Check vit d3 and homocysteine levels. You could have a need for methyl folate, (folic acid) methyl cobalamine and the whole b complex. Re-evaluate life style to promote overall health with sleep, diet, exercise and stress management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
HIV &Herpes: The virus that causes hiv, in particular, can cause extensive damage to the peripheral nerves. Often, the progression of the disease can actually be tracked according to the specific type of neuropathy the patient develops. Painful polyneuropathy affecting the feet and hands can be one of first clinical signs of HIV infection. ...Read more
Can small fiber neuropathy cause crawling, tingling sensation also over scalp and back or only the lower part of the body?
What can cause parathesia, ataxia and neuropathy? I have tingling, chest pain and numbness from my nose to my toes.
This is an emergency: Vitamin B12 deficiency comes yo mind and your chest pain could be a result of severe anemia. That's not important however in the face of such profound symptoms, especially chest pain, you need an emergency evaluation. The internet is not the place for the answer to your question right now, the ER is. Go now. Call EMS since clearly you cannot safely drive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: It's not the primary intended use, but research from 2000 did find that it helped with this condition for some - especially those who were not helped otherwise. So, some doctors might want to try it. Dosages and timing might matter. Best! ...Read more
20yr old female. has MS. sudden onset peripheral neuropathy (weak, numb and tingling) lasts up to an hour then resolves. not anxious/ breath. normal?
Short-lasting: Short-lasting symptoms are fairly common with MS. Some people call them pseudoattacks. They may be more common with infections or increased environmental temperature. They are not a sign of MS, but they are common. When they are very common, it may be time to change the treatment plan. Are you sure the "neuropathy" is not caused by effects of MS on the spinal cord? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Treat the cause: There are many causes of neuropathy such as diabetes, smoking, vit. B12 & D deficiencies, thyroid disease, side effects of medication. First thing to do is to make sure you have been properly investigated so that the cause is known. If the cause is known but treatment is still not effective then, talk with your doctor for options. Wanna chat live with neurologist? www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers