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I have numbness and tingling in both legs from the knee downward, and the same in both arms which has very gradually become more persistent.

I have numbness and tingling in  both legs from the knee downward, and the same in both arms which has very gradually become more persistent.

See your doctor. : You are describing symptoms of neuropathy. This can be seen with other medical conditions like diabetes as well. You should see your doctor about it. There are medications that could help you feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Mass
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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 ...Read more


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What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

What causes numbness and tingling on both arms?

Multiple locations : Including both sides of brain, brian stem , cervical spinal cord and / or peripheral nerve could be the sites of problem and different pathological process could do it. Only a neurologist after a complete neurological examination and appropriate test could give you the answer. ...Read more

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What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

What causes burning neck pain that radiates down both arms? Along with numbness and tingling in the neck? The burning pain at times is unbearable

Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your see a spinal specialist who will evaluate your physical exam and may order further diagnostic tests such as an MRI ...Read more

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Numbness tingling across both shoulders and down both arms into hands. As well as feeling light headed. Should I be concerned?

Numbness tingling across both shoulders and down both arms into hands. As well as feeling light headed. Should I be concerned?

TWO POSSIBILITIES: 1. Pinched nerve(s) in your neck (Cervical spine) Have your PCP check this out. 2. HYPERVENTILATION ( try breathing into a paper bag its an "old remedy" but a good one Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a herniated disc in my neck,I get numbness down both arms to my hands.I can feel tingling all down R arm this morning. Is this normal?

I have a herniated disc in my neck,I get numbness down both arms to my hands.I can feel tingling all down R arm this morning. Is this normal?

Depends?: If the herniated disc is resulting in signficant foraminal stenosis (pinching nerve roots) then yes, that is normal. Please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disk in the low back area cause numbness and tingling in the arms and hands? Mri of neck was neg, no abnormalities shown.

Can a herniated disk in the low back area cause numbness and tingling in the arms and hands? Mri of neck was neg, no abnormalities shown.

No: Herniated disc of the low back can cause numbness and tingling in one leg (rarely both), but not in the arms. 25% of americans have herniated disc in the lumbar spine without any symptoms. Seek the help of a rehabilitation physician who can sort out the nerve, muscle and soft tissue problems that can produce your symptoms. ...Read more

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Lightheaded for 3 months now numbness and tingling in arms,legs, feet, hands. No doctor can find anything wrong. im terrified! any advice?

Lightheaded for 3 months now numbness and tingling in arms,legs, feet, hands. No doctor can find anything wrong. im terrified! any advice?

Depends on workup: No need to be terrified; your taxes are still due on April 15 aren't they? Or are you getting a refund? Are you getting your BILLIONS BACK THIS YEAR? The fact is you're 22, young, & spry & on edge a bit from the sound of things. BREATHE & realize that when doctorS don't find anything then, you may be letting anxiousness get the best of you. Be happy to help: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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I have had numbness and tingling and pain in my hands for about 2 yrs now. It does it for no reason and now my left arm is starting to do the same .

I have had numbness and tingling and pain in my hands for about 2 yrs now. It does it for no reason and now my left arm is starting to do the same .

Neck problem: Its most likely a neck problem.Depending on your age it could also be a brain problem.You need to see a neurolgist. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more