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Numbness And Tingling In Extremities
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 such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Low back pain. Numbess and not being able to move legs and also numbness and coldness in spine. Numbness and coldness in arm. Pain and tingling legs?
Be seen: The most likely cause is a cervical Radiculopathy, which is basically a pinched nerve in the neck. But because of the association of cardiac disease and left shoulder and arm complaints, you would be well served to be seen. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also a possible cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stressed out: Does it feel like your shoulders are pulled up almost to your ears? I have found that some people get stress build up in their shoulders, neck and upper back. This also goes hand in hand with clenching your teeth. A stress reduction protocol and massage may help the initial pain. The tight muscles may be squeezing the nerve to cause tingling. Use moist heat to relax the soft tissue then stretch. ...Read more
Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more
Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?
So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest Pain: When to call an ambulance, chest pain + any of these: A sudden feeling of pressure, squeezing, tightness, or crushing under your breastbone Chest pain that spreads to your jaw, left arm, or back Sudden sharp chest pain with shortness of breath Nausea, dizziness, rapid heart rate or rapid breathing, confusion, ashen color, or excessive sweating Very low blood pressure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, headaches, numbness and tingling in extremities, night sweats, confusion, thyroid levels normal, rai in dec. ?
Is numbness and tingling (especially in the extremities) all that constitutes "neuropathy?" Is it possible to have neuropathy without pain?
Possible: Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by numerous entities, and can affect varying fiber sizes depending upon underlying pathology, but numbness and tingling could be a manifestation of a problem within brain or spinal cord. Your doctor should easily be able to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Off and on headache for four days; off and on numbness and tingling in the extremities; loss of balance; inability to grasp off and on - unilaterally?
Immediate attention: Headaches can be common but the other associated symptoms you describe make it more serious. Any headache with associated CNS complaints needs to be investigated urgently. The extremity involvement, balance issues and grasping difficulties speak to other nerve bundle involvement. I recommend that you see a physician immediately for full evaluation and possibly some imaging studies. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I constantly have a nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach, frequent numbness and tingling in my extremities, & left shoulder draws up with pain?
I have a myriad of symptoms but it seems no one doctor wants to fully investigate all of them. I was diagnosed with narcolepsy by a sleep study doctor, but I have no energy, numbness and tingling in my extremities, and my biggest complaint, brain fog and
Talk to your dr.: You should discuss your symptoms and treatment w/ your dr. Meds such as Provigil or amphetamine derivatives like Ritalin (methylphenidate) or Adderall can help. Others include SSRI, SNRI or tricyclic antidepressants which suppress REM sleep and sudden loss of muscle tone. Sodium oxybate helps improve sleep. Exercise; brief, regular daytime naps, regular sleep time & avoidance of alcohol or nicotine can also help. ...Read more
I've read that MS used to be checked (at least partially) with the "hot tub test." I've noticed my symptoms (dizziness, balance issues, numbness/tingling extremities) actually seem BETTER when I'm in a hot bath/shower. Mean anything or coincidence?
RESPONSE: Yes, in the past, prior to imaging advances, "Hot Bath" test was utilized to exacerbate patient symptoms to confirm diagnosis, but no longer used as was often false positive, and MRI supplanted. Occasional MS patients seem to do better in warmer environments, and some even do worse in cold weather. Thus, your responses are not indicative of definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I have a pinched nerve in my lower back can that cause numbness and tingling in all 4 limbs and would it be worse in the morning?
On and off tingling, numbness in the right extremities. PT effective. Now, same in right side of face & tongue, sharp lightening like pain. related?
Tic Doulourex: Tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia is a severe, stabbing pain to one side of the face. It stems from one or more branches of the cranial nerve V that supplies sensation to the face, the trigeminal nerve. The pain usually lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes. It may be so intense that you wince involuntarily, hence the term tic. There is usually no pain or numbness between attacks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In addition to numbness and tingling in all 4 limbs i also at times have numbness on the r side of my head?-not cardiac
May i get a diagnosis on possable MS i asking for a doctor to suggest if my symtoms are related to ms, I have major numbness and tingling in my limbs and face, migrains top of my head to my spine, dizzyness, unbalanced, falling blurr vision, twi
The : The primary symptoms of multiple sclerosis are caused by inflammation in the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord). This inflammation usually causes damage to the outer, insulating part of nerve fibers called myelin, and can sometimes damage the fiber (or "axon") too. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis overlap with a number of other neurological, medical and psychiatric conditions. Multiple sclerosis can cause a number of symptoms, including vision loss, incoordination, weakness, and numbness, just to name a few. Usually these symptoms do not occur all at once, but affect different functions of different parts of the body at different times. ...Read more
Been experiencing moderate numbness/tingling throughout my extremities. It comes and goes, and with it a splitting headache. Onset 3 days ago. ?
Need to see your phy: You need to see your physician. This could be a serious neurological problem and you should not delay. ...Read more
Hello. I have joint pain, fatigue, numbness, tingling, in my extremities, and buzzing feelings in my calf?
Nonspecific: 36 yo female has fatigue, parasthesias, and joint pain. A thorough medical evaluation is needed to rule out systemic disorders. If there are no specific findings, then fibromyalgia becomes a consideration. The diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia usually include pain in all four quadrants of the back. If fibromyalgia becomes suspect see a Rheumatologist for further evaluation & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19wks pregnant, frequent high bp, swelling in hands and feet. Dr is monitoring , but now i'm having numbness/tingling in extremities. Worry?
Your pregnant: Try not to worry. It is something that you should let your doctor know. If there is swelling this puts pressure on the nerves which can cause the numbness and tingling. So there is a reason for it. I would not worry, rather be aware and let the doctor know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you think ? Hba 10.9, htc 33.6, IgG 2112, IgM 43, sed rate(westergren)22, gamma globalism 1.8, numbness&tingling in extremities, dry mouth, fatigue
Could mean-or ???: a lot of things....sometimes occurs just before, during, or after migraine headaches. It could be the result of putting something directly on the lips that interacts and causes irritation. It could be signaling the deficiency of certain vitamin supplements such as B12, folate, (folic acid) or B6 (pyridoxine). You should get a metabolic evaluation. ...Read more
See neurologist: It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth... It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area. Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings. Best to see neurologist. ...Read more
Are there medical conditions that cause numbness and tingling in the upper back between shoulder blades?
My shoulders tacoed inward causing extreme pain, numbness, and tingling. My back between the shoulder blades is the same story.
I've had a numbness and tingling on the left side of my face and head and every once in a while i get a cold sensation on the same side ?
Several reasons: Your symptoms suggest possible bells palsy presentations which is temporary to something more ominous like a a small stroke, multiple sclerosis, or a brain mass. You should see your primary care doc right away for the proper evaluation, and if he /she is uncomfortable, they will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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