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Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?

Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?

Numbness= perception: You feel numb but no one around can tell? It is common neurological symptom from nerve problem, neuropathy than from brain like ms ---but change in blood flow, electrolyte like low potasium or simple hyperventilation cause numbness. ...Read more

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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


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I have numbness in both my hands or feet always. What does it indicate?

I have numbness in both my hands or feet always. What does it indicate?

Need more info: May be circulation issue but a neuropathy may be causing your symptoms . Diabetic can have peripheral neuropathy , vitamin deficiencies etc. A full history and physical with arterial dopplers, emg, nct etc may be needed to sort out the issue. A battery of labs including sugars , thyroid levels, ANA etc. ...Read more

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Numbness & tingling in both hands & feet the next morning after drinking ?

Numbness & tingling in both hands & feet the next morning after drinking ?

What's the question?: Please resubmit your concern in the form of a question. Otherwise, the only thing I can do is agree with your statement that you are feeling tingling in the hands and feet after a night of drinking. If you would like to submit a private question for review then, please look me up at: W WWW.healthtap.com/DRSAGHAFI ...Read more

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My thumb shakes when scrolling on cell, numbness in hands sleeping/awake, numbness tinglin in both hands in feet ...What is it?

My thumb shakes when scrolling on cell, numbness in hands sleeping/awake, numbness tinglin in both hands in feet ...What is it?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Numbness is a neurological symptom and a nerve conduction test can usually sort it out as well. The two most common causes are either a pinched nerve somewhere, with carpal tunnel syndrome being the most common that involves the thumb; or a neurological condition such as a neuropathy for example. ...Read more

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I've had odd symptoms for 7mnths, doctors say viral, have palpitations dizziness and numbness in both hands/feet. Neg. MRI, can viruses cause this?

I've had odd symptoms for 7mnths, doctors say viral, have palpitations dizziness and numbness in both hands/feet. Neg. MRI, can viruses cause this?

Too long: Unless a chronic virus like ebv or cmv or hiv... Generally know. Sometimes this can be an immune process. 7months is a long time to have this. ...Read more

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Metallic taste & tingling/numbness in both hands & feet. Blood tests(vitamin def., Lyme & thyroid) R normal. Waiting for MRI & EMG. What could this be?

Metallic taste & tingling/numbness in both hands & feet. Blood tests(vitamin def., Lyme & thyroid) R normal. Waiting for MRI & EMG. What could this be?

Spinal symptoms: I agree that an MRI and EMG are the next studies needed. Your symptoms sound suspicious for spinal cord issues. You may need a spinal tap, looking for signs of inflammation. Myelitis is inflammation in the spine. A ganglionopathy can also cause these symptoms, particularly when taste is affected, with numbness. It's possible all your studies could be normal, but will need to be monitored ...Read more

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Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Feet and hand numbness. Diabetic. Neuropathy?

Perhaps: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. When it gets to the level of the knee you start to get the loss of sensation in the tips of the finger ANS then the hand, . ...Read more

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Feet and hand numbness along with leg pain. What is wrong with me?

Feet and hand numbness along with leg pain. What is wrong with me?

Neuropathy: Stocking and glove distribution of numbness is indicative of possible diabetic neuropathy. Pain can be associated with neuropathy as well. There are other causes for neuropathy so you need to follow up with primary care physician and/or neurologist. ...Read more