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Numb Or Tingling Arms
I have been experiencing poor circulation in my arms and feet (cold feet&numb tingling arms). Could it be hypertension?
Unlikely: The party line is hypertension (unless sudden or acute) is an insidious ; chronic medical condition for which no specific symptoms are usually noted by a person. Check out this link of the american heart association: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/symptomsdiagnosismonitoringofhighbloodpressure/what-are-the-symptoms-of-high-blood-pressure_ucm_301871_article.Jsp. ...Read more
My nerves are sosensitive. Legs go numb from sitting cross legged, feet always tingling numb, hands/arms sometimes help?
See details: Have you seen a neurologist and had EMGs and MRIs done? If not, do so. There are several possibilities. ...Read more
I have upper left side abdondmonal pain and numbness and tingling in my arms. Really hurts to lay on my left side.
See doctor: see a doctor at your earliest convenience. You need to be examined, and testing may need to be ordered. ...Read more
I have been having a constant numbness and tingling feeling in both my arms all the way through to my fingertips it's constantly all day?
Numbness: You should have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined, labs and xrays and other items may be noted. I suspect that the results of Emergency facility will have you see a specialist. Please let me know how things develop! ...Read more
Medication Effects: I understand your discomfort. Lansoprazole, Omeprazole and Ranitidine are used to decrease acidity in the stomach. Increased acidity can be due to stresses of relationships, separations, work and finances. Both Lansoprazole and Omeprazole can cause anxiety. Omeprazole can cause numbness See a Gastroenterologist for diagnosis, treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy Medication, and Relaxation. ...Read more
I have been feeling strong pain and tingling and almost like numbness in both of my arms when I raise either one past my heart, what could that be?
Several Things: Laura, several things come to mind, mostly related to blood flow issues or nerve being pinched somewhere. Best to see your healthcare provider for proper evaluation. Things to think about are thoracic outlet syndrome, cervical nerve root being pinched in your neck, brachial plexopathy to name a few. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck and upper back feeling like its streching. Tingling radiates down arms. They numb when i lay on arms. It goes away but then comes back? Cause?
1 common cause: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling. It should especially affect the tips of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, although other areas can be affected. Similar symptoms occur in other parts of the arm when the ulnar nerve or radial nerve is compressed, for your consideration. ...Read more
Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?
Neuro-metabolic diso: If youjr doc can't figure it out go to the local university medical center. You just might be an interesting patient! There is a very long list in the differential here-i.e.the list of likely suspects. It could be neurological, metabolic, neurodegenerative, infectious. They only give us 400 spaces here.Look at google scholar or www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com. Good luck!! ...Read more
I am having numbness and tingling sensation on my arms, legs and all over the body. This is happening for the past one year. Why is it happening?
See a neurologist: Possible issues with a developing peripheral neuropathy, but could also be a problem in the spinal cord. Also, should consider multiple sclerosis. Since all of this can be treated and handled successfully, no need to delay. Get evaluated and start reversing your issues. ...Read more
What causes numbness/tingling/pain in arms/hands? Worse in am. Can last all day. Sometimes one sometimes both. Can't lift rt arm to side wo sev pain.
Nerve problems: You could possess peripheral nerve compression, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, but might have more proximal issue at elbow, shoulder or neck. You describe issues on lifting right arm, which raises question of pathology within shoulder area. See your doctor, a few tests should confirm location and etiology. Most of the above possibilities are easy to address. ...Read more
I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?
Numbness: Are you anxious are feeling a lot of stress. The most common cause of numbness of hands and feet is anxiety with or without hyperventilation. Hyperventilation, repeated deep breaths, can occur in some people who just sigh a lot. If the numbness or tingling is constant and progressive, you need to see a doctor to evaluate for spinal cord or peripheral nerve problems (rare). ...Read more
Unknown: It could be a large number of things. See your doctor. ...Read more
My arms are going numb and tingling a lot. I'm 21 weeks and I had this with my first two pregnancies. What causes it?
Arm numbness: Sounds like carpel tunnel syndrome. It is fairly common in pregnancy due to swelling in the hands. It is caused by compression of a nerve as it passes from the wrist into the hand. Often worse in the dominant hand but can be in both hands. Can wake you up at night when the hands feel like they are "asleep". Will likely go away after delivery. Try wearing thumb spica splints at night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My arms are constantly going numb, and i get tingling goosebump sensations down my right leg and back. Why is that happening?
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more