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Often emotional: Numbness starts following a loss or trauma, processing this experience in therapy should help overcome the numbness. Left untreated the numbness may spread leading to an inability to cope with or feel things you would enjoy like happiness or joy leading to depression and reduced energy thereby entering into the physical domain. ...Read more
2 weeks ago, I took cipro (ciprofloxacin) (750mg 2x/day) for a uti. After 2 days, I felt pain and numbness in my hands, feet and face. The UTI was gone by day 2, but the pain gets worse daily. Is this treatable?
Psychotherapy CBT: And possibly medications may help. This is a lengthy problem awaiting a solution. I am sending you to a website that reviews the medication trials to date.] dr. Evan torch calls a combination of an ssri and Modafinil "the hidden pearl that can really help depersonalization disorder".. Prozac (fluoxetine) alone is of no benefit and antipsychotics can make things worse. En.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/depersonalization. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the numbness in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read more
Throat symptoms pain, numbness, swollen lymph nodes, and etc. What kind of doctor specializes in treating this?
PCP first: Your primary care doctor (family medicine or internist) can assess your condition and treat appropriately or if needed refer you to a specialist, namely an otolaryngologist/ent. ...Read more
What is the treatment for persistent numbness and weakness in lower leg and foot 1 mo. After a popliteal nerve block to remove 3 fusion screws?
See neurologist: Nerve damage following a peripheral nerve block is a possible complication but should be uncommon in an experienced anesthesiologist's hands. A neurologist will probably consider a nerve conduction study to ascertain the cause of your problem and treatment options/prognosis. ...Read more
What home remedies or other treatments can you recommend for numbness in leg from nerve damage? Urgent
Phosphorus: If it does, let us know since there is nothing to verify that. Phosporus is important but certain forms can be harmful. ...Read more
Specifics: Many different conditions can cause numbness throughout the body. I would suggest being evaluated by your primary care physician to help determine the cause of the numbness. Once the cause is found, treatment can begin. ...Read more
I recently went numb in one arm from IV drug use then the numbness went to my other arm and my face and now starting to twich what do I need to do?
My vitamin B12 level is 118 (180-975). My doctor prescribed me 1000mcg B12 tablets. I have numbness and tingling in limb. Should I ask for B12 shots?
Pills will work:
May take months to feel better
speed to improvement dependent on how much you weigh
if normal weight, faster than if obese. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and my feet and hands are swelling. Is there any food to avoid/can trigger the swelling of my feet and numbness of my hands?
Mri confirmed cervical 5.6.7. hnp. Doc said lets wait. But hand numbness getting worse. What can I do to avoid surgery? Too young to get fusion?
I have numbness in my index, middle, & thumb. The pain gets so bad especially at night while I'm asleep, why & what is this?
CTS: You are describing classic symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Try a wrist/hand support brace at night when you sleep. It may help quite a bit. If it does not, irritation of the nerves that go into the fingers from a source up higher (in the neck) may be the cause and evaluation by healthcare provider needed. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read more
I have numbness on the tip of my tongue as if I burnt it. It hasbeen about 2 months now. It doesn't seem to get better or worse and it is slightly reddish. What should I do?
Possibly: With no other information provided the on/off numbness may be nothing but it could indicate anything from anxiety, vascular or neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis or connective tissue diseases. If you have not had these symptom eveluated please contact you physician. If you have a physician that has seen you for a long time he would be the best one to determine the problem. ...Read more
Is rheumatoid arthritis hereditary because my mother has it? I have stingness and numbness in fingers and toes. Is it sign of rheumatoid arthiritis?
I think I haven't been getting enough sunlight. I'm black so I know need more. I have been getting numbness, skin sensations etc. What's wrong?
Not sure: I looked up the symptoms of vitamin d deficiency and they do not include numbness. However to be sure it is worth having your vitamin d levels checked. It is known as 25 hydroxy vitamin d that is the level that needs to be checked. If it is low and those symptoms are still present when it is ccorrected then a neurologist might be your next step. ...Read more
No risk factors of stroke. Explained to pcp that I been experiencing numbness in chin on and off for weeks and arms. Age 28.Tia's or pcp says anxiety?
Neuropathy: Really depends upon where in the back you're talking about. It can be due to a neuritis which is an inflammation of the nerves. We sometimes see this after someone has had an epidural. Your numbness could also be due to disk or facet disease. Only a proper history and physical exam by your physician can shed light on the subject. ...Read more
Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal tunnel syndrome." the median nerve travels through a 'tunnel' through your carpal (wrist) bones and gets irritated, often causing tingling or numbness in your thumb, pointer, middle and half of your ring finger. Get checked for cts. Good luck. ...Read more
Check for neuropathy: Total body numbness is quite benign and often associated with stress and depression, which is reversible. Numbness over all 4 extremities could be associated with a peripheral neuropathy, a problem within the neck, a medication reaction, even multiple sclerosis. Have your doctor assess your symptoms. ...Read more