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Numbness And Tingling
Numbness And Tingling (Definition)
Numbness and tingling is a symptom in which a person has some loss of feeling (numbness) and/or has the feeling of "pins and needles" in some part of the body. If a person had slept on his arm, the arm may have "pins and needles" for several minutes before returning to normal. Numbness and tingling can also be a prolonged symptom.
Numb: You need to see a neurologist or pain or neuromuscular specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wiggle your toe: If the numbness goes away after you've moved your feet, then it's slow circulation. But if you still have pins & needles, then most likely diabetes has damaged the nerves (diabetic neuropathy). Be sure to check your feet each night. Don't go bare foot. Taking Alpha lipoid acid and controlling your sugars can help prevent more nerve damage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I treat sciatica naturally, especially at the stage of increasing numbness and tingling of leg?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My grandmother who is in her 70s always complains about numbness and tingling in her legs and hands. Is there any treatment for this?
Possibly: There could be a cure for extremity numbness, but it will depend on the cause of the numbness. Possible causes include nerve impingement, diabetes, thyroid disorders, and many other possibilities. Best to see your doctor to find the actual cause first. ...Read more
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 have symptoms of trigger finger in both hands, left more than right, carpal tunnel in left hand and numbness and tingling in the left. What can cau?
Overuse: Which is common with typing or knitting or machete ot factory work or anything repetitive are more likely to cause carpal tunnel. The same causes trigger fingers but it is also seen in diabetes, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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