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Numb Feet Thyroid Problem
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Thyroid function. I have been experiencing pain in hands/feet/elbows worst in feet for a year. Feet get cold where you can feel the cold to touch as opposed to numb. I have not gained weight but do eat less as less of an appetite. My weight is very stable
Normal or not: Nerve diseases (thyroid, b12, alcohol, DIABETES, HIV meds, heavy metals) can certainly do this BUT even slight vessel reactivity (RAYNAUD's) that many smokers and about 1 in 5 young women slightly less men have can cause vessel spasm in cold. ALSO, joint aches can be worse in cold. Never found anything other than warmth (external heat; internal from exercise) to help this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have recently been diagnosed with an underactive thyroid and have been experiencing numbness and tingling in my hands and feet. Is this normal?
Neuropathy: is seen with many conditions. People with hypothyroidism often have other autoimmune disorders ( B12 deficiency from inability to make intrinsic factor, SLE, Mixed connective tissue disease, scleroderma, immune based neuropathy, Diabetes, etc) Define the type and extent of the neuropathy ( EMG-NCS testing ) Discuss with your neurologist the work up for treatable conditions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Metallic taste & tingling/numbness in both hands & feet. Blood tests(vitamin def., Lyme & thyroid) R normal. Waiting for MRI & EMG. What could this be?
Spinal symptoms: I agree that an MRI and EMG are the next studies needed. Your symptoms sound suspicious for spinal cord issues. You may need a spinal tap, looking for signs of inflammation. Myelitis is inflammation in the spine. A ganglionopathy can also cause these symptoms, particularly when taste is affected, with numbness. It's possible all your studies could be normal, but will need to be monitored ...Read more
I have a ferriten level of22 is that low?My thyroid is fine.Other symptoms are swelling of tounge (for months)vertical lines in nails , loosing hairs , occasional muscle and joint pain and numbness in feet at times.My doc just retired and my new doc seem
My toes are cold and numb all day. Have my circulation checked and test was normal, no thyroid , diabetic, problems. When walking at time painful.
Possible Neuropathy: Symptoms of neuropathy can range anywhere from numbness, tingling, or burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Neuropathy can develop as a result of a pinched nerve, trauma, drug side effect, and some diseases such as diabetes. Get evaluated and professionally treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet are numb, feels like i'm walking on rocks. Have sharp pain running up my heals and top of my feet. Went to a specialist, x-rays are find, they don't know what the problems is.
There : There are a lot of causes for numbness in the feet. If it's both feet, chances are the cause is systemic, like diabetes, anemia, thyroid disease, or some other kind of systemic problem. A full work-up, including blood tests and a neurological examination is required. While numbness is usually not a symptom of poor circulation, vascular testing may also be advised. You can start with a podiatrist or your primary care physician to get a better idea on what type of specialist to go to based on the tests i noted above. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a numb feeling on toes of both feet. After blood tests a neurology doctor recommend vitamins b1 and b6, is that likely to solve the problem?
Occasionally I use a Mini Stepper or elliptical because of knee problems. However I find within about 10 min my feet get numb. Why? And what can I do?
See dr get treated: A consideration could be a nerve entrapment or exercise induced compartment syndrome. The pressure can build up during exercise to cause a transient ischemia where blood flow can diminish to a nerve. The symptoms can be related to knee as well. An examination is indicated if necessary possible testing. ...Read more
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