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How should numbness in fingers and toes be treated?

How should numbness in fingers and toes be treated?

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

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Numbness in fingers and toes,etc. Rhemy sent to neuro for MS eval. Neuro never did eval. Should iadress it again, toes becoming very bad. What else?

Numbness in fingers and toes,etc. Rhemy sent to neuro for MS eval. Neuro never did eval. Should iadress it again, toes becoming very bad. What else?

Thots: Several possibilities, and MS perhaps is less likely. Would first wonder about peripheral neuropathy, perhaps of small fibre variant, but a problem in the neck could also present this way. Do believe a neurologist could help out, so worth seeking a full formal consultation. ...Read more

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Is rheumatoid arthritis hereditary because my mother has it? I have stingness and numbness in fingers and toes.Is it sign of rheumatoid arthiritis?

Is rheumatoid arthritis hereditary because my mother has it? I have stingness and numbness in fingers and toes.Is it sign of rheumatoid arthiritis?

Possibly: Autoimmune disease tends to have a hereditary component and RA is no exception. Do you have numbness and pain only with cold exposure? If so, this is called raynaud's and is often linked to autoimmune disorders but not specific to ra. Stop smoking. ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in fingers & toes..?

Pain and numbness in fingers &  toes..?

What medical : Problems do you have? Numbness may be neuropathy.....Do you have diabetes? Do you have back pain? You may have herniated disc or radiculopathy...See a doctor for a complee history and physical. ...Read more

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What are the potential causes of almost daily numbness in the fingers/toes and cold feet?

What are the potential causes of almost daily numbness in the fingers/toes and cold feet?

Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes is the most common cause of sensory changes in hands/feet. However, more often as not, diabetes starts out with burning pain, leading to numbness . Another possiblity is circulatory disturbances, caused by autoimmune disorders, such as reynauds or buerger's diseases. You may want to visit with you family physician about testing to see if you are haveing vasoconstrictory episodes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a migraine causes pain in the jaw and numbness in the fingers and toes?

Good question: Really good question but i can't see any relationship with migraines and toe numbness. Have you had an MRI or scan? You should discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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I am having numbness in my fingers and toes. Feels like pins and needles! I have had this for rover two weeks and not getting better! ?

I am having numbness in my fingers and toes. Feels like pins and needles! I have had this for rover two weeks and not getting better! ?

Get checked: That is a symptom of peripheral neuropathy. The most common cause is probably diabetes but bloodwork needs to be done to check for other causes as well. ...Read more

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I have tingling, mild shooting pain and feelings of numbness in my fingers and toes that gets worse during and after I eat. What could this be?

I have tingling, mild shooting pain and feelings of numbness in my fingers  and toes that gets worse during and after I eat.  What could this be?

From elevated sugars: a common complaint of someone who has diabetes is that they may notice worse numbness tingling after meals (especially high carb/sugar). See a family dr/internist for a work up ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more