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I get continuous microspams which moves my back pelvis and legs, pain + numbness in back, stomach, Anus, perineum and genitals. I really need advice.

I get continuous microspams which moves my back pelvis and legs, pain + numbness in back, stomach, Anus, perineum and genitals. I really need advice.

Spasms: Multiple, generalized muscle spasms or cramps may be a sign of deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, sodium or potassium. Your physician will order appropriate tests and place you on proper treatment or refer you to a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Nerve compression: Sounds like a nerve compression possibly in the high lumbar area or one of several small nerves occasionally subject to injury. See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen?

Lower back pain on left side numbness in my abdomen?

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause numbness in the lower abdomen but usually low back radiculopathies cause radiation of discomfort to the leg. Perhaps the superficial nerves of that portion of the abdomen are pinched or irritated. A neurologist is qualified to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have numbness on my lower back and abdomen and my skin is crawling. I'm on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) could that be causing these sensations?

I have numbness on my lower back and abdomen and my skin is crawling. I'm on adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) could that be causing these sensations?

Not usually: Numbness and skin crawling sensations are not likely to be caused by Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and aren't listed as a side effect. But that doesn't mean this side effect is impossible. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can increase anxiety in some patients which could result in abnormal skin sensations. More often than not, "skin crawling" sensation is anxiety/stress related. The same for the numbness in abdomen and back. Call your Dr. ...Read more

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My upper left abdominal region feels like a burning sasention and it feels like is numb, also the pain goes around to the back. It been 5 days with this symptoms. Feels like a sharp pain.

My upper left abdominal region feels like a burning sasention and it feels like is numb, also the pain goes around to the back. It been 5 days with this symptoms. Feels like a sharp pain.

Left burning pain: If you are over 50yr old, or have any reason for reduced immunity (cancer, hiv, opiates etc), it could be "shingles" or herpes zoster. It is possible to have this even if you don't see any blisters on the skin. Should see a physician. ...Read more

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My stomach skin is numb from mid right section to around the back. What causes this? It itches as well?

My stomach skin is numb from mid right section to around the back. What causes this? It itches as well?

Shingles: One cause of itchiness or pain with numbness around the trunk is herepes zoster, or shingles. The sensations can occur before the onset of the classic rash. If your symptoms are located specifically across a cerain dermatome, then the cause is likely shingles or another radiculopathy. ...Read more

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When I'm laying on my stomach or on my back with my left leg in a sims position, my upper thigh gets numb, what's going on?

When I'm laying on my stomach or on my back with my left leg in a sims position, my upper thigh gets numb, what's going on?

Nerve pinching: You may be developing meralgia paresthetica, compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, and the position likely provokes the symptoms. Have your doctor examine this. ...Read more

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Some of my body parts (stomach, back etc.)keep going itchy then numb and yesterday one side of my face felt tight and heavy for a few minutes?

Some of my body parts (stomach, back etc.)keep going itchy then numb and yesterday one side of my face felt tight and heavy for a few minutes?

Let's talk...: Given your young age, and the diffuse and fleeting nature of your symptoms that involve many unrelated areas, several possibilities come to mind: 1) neurologic disease like multiple sclerosis (possible but unlikely); or 2) anxiety with somatization (is this a possibility for you?) have your doctor check you out, then please get back to us with a progress report. Good luck... ...Read more

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I have abdominal pain it feels numb I also have lower back pain I feel very nauseous?

I have abdominal pain it feels numb I also have lower back pain I feel very nauseous?

Possible bladder inf: You may have a bladder infection for the discomfort in the back. You may a GI viral process for the abdomen. You could theoretically have both. You may have neither. You really need to see a doctor for some quick blood work, urine sample, vital signs checkup and an abdominal exam (very important) in order to check something possibly serious early. Stay well hyrdrated (small sips constantly). ...Read more

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Been getting sudden pain in lower back then my legs almost feel numb and today I've had really bad abdominal pain accompanied by the back pain.

Been getting sudden pain in lower back then my legs almost feel numb and today I've had really bad abdominal pain accompanied by the back pain.

Complex symptoms: Lower back pain plus abdominal pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions - some are benign but others can be quite serious! Endometriosis can give back, abdo and leg pain - is there a relationship to your menstrual cycle?
If any fever or malaise, do see a doctor right away for evaluation. Make sure it includes a urinalysis ...Read more

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Aswell as abdominal pain which has me curled up in pain. My back legs and right arm get painful. And my chest. My arm usually goes numb why?

Aswell as abdominal pain which has me curled up in pain. My back legs and right arm get painful. And my chest. My arm usually goes numb why?

Get evaluated.: Those are a lot of concerning symptoms. Together they sound serious. That is not the kind of problem we can help you with in this forum. You need to see a physician and with all of those symptoms it should be right away. ...Read more

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A doctor told me yesterday I do have a virus and not the flu. But have flu symptoms. Today, I woke up with my skin (abdominal) feeling numb & that area feeling swollen. I can go back but I'm not sure if this is from the virus I have/getting over.?

A doctor told me yesterday I do have a virus and not the flu. But have flu symptoms. Today, I woke up with my skin (abdominal) feeling numb & that area feeling swollen. I can go back but I'm not sure if this is from the virus I have/getting over.?

Follow UP: Maybe a different doctor would be able to check you out. Sometimes reassurance or in the past 24 hours things may have changed. Follow up with your doctor by phone. If still not feeling better go to Urgent Care or ER. The numbness usually does not go with flu symptoms. Alot more information needed to advise. ...Read more

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Iv got severe pain in the right hand side of my stomach and up in my ribs which moves into my back then causing my leg to be numb achy or painful?

Get eval: Severe pain needs to be evaluated to assure it is not an impending rupture of either your Gall bladder or referred pain from an inflamed appendix. Get eval ASAP, best wishes. ...Read more

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Nerve damage spine had neck surgery 2008 in 2009 had huge back surgery cut me across my stomach I never been the same I am so numb test show l1-l5.

Nerve damage spine had neck surgery 2008 in 2009 had huge back surgery cut me across my stomach I never been the same I am so numb test show l1-l5.

Sorry to hear that: Typically, if there is any nerve damage, you will have to live with it, as it likely going to stay with you. Get emg/ncs ; evaluate if there is nerve damage. See a spine surgeon for evaluation. He/she will ensure there is no compressive pathology existing in your spine. If things are well decompressed, then no surgery will be recommended. Dorsal column stimulation may offer help in some patients. ...Read more

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I thought I had a kidney infection with bad back and abdomen pain. Now lessened but my left lower back is numb with chicken pox like spots?

I thought I had a kidney infection with bad back and abdomen pain. Now lessened but my left lower back is numb with chicken pox like spots?

Sounds like shingles: Herpes zoster, or shingles, classically presents with a painful eruption involving the area supplied by a single nerve root on one side of the body. If it crosses the midline it is probably something else. The pain can often precede the outbreak. Go and get treated. ...Read more

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I lay on my right side to sleep my left hip starts to feel numb it doesn't cause pain -also low back/stomach pain/weight loss 25lbs-4wks what is this?

I lay on my right side to sleep my left hip starts to feel numb it doesn't cause pain -also low back/stomach pain/weight loss 25lbs-4wks what is this?

See doc now: This is a condition which requires immediate medical attention. There are very few diseases which can cause a 25 -lb weight loss without dieting. Check with your doctor asap. Oh yes, your hip problem needs to be checked too. ...Read more

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Hello, I was wondering what could possibly be wrong with me. I have back pain, my stomach on the left side hurts really bad. As if Its a huge cramp as if Its numb. I've been very tired, my feet were swollen. My body aches, it hurts to the point where I ca

Hello, I was wondering what could possibly be wrong with me. I have back pain, my stomach on the left side hurts really bad. As if Its a huge cramp as if Its numb. I've been very tired, my feet were swollen. My body aches, it hurts to the point where I ca

Anxiety, neurosis: Try BIOFEEDBACK: Avoid drugs for sleep, weight loss, nervousness, anxiety and wait gain. Usually try behavior modification, punctuality in sleeping, read a book and warm milk if u like. Avoid caffeine, drinking, TV in room. Do regular exercise and get busy with ur studies or work. Don’t dx yourself.
Once on drugs for sleep u may find it hard to regain ur self control. ...Read more

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My stomach is bloated and uncomfortable. Left hand gets numb when woking and difficulty in standing up due to back pain. Both legs and hands swell.

My stomach is bloated and uncomfortable. Left hand gets numb when woking and difficulty in standing up due to back pain. Both legs and hands swell.

Maybe not one issue?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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Seems like stomach flu, vomiting, light headedness, can't stand, severe back pain, numb hands and shaking, extreme nausea, can't hold anything down. ER?

Always be safe.: With the severity of your symptoms, without knowing why you're having them, the safest thing would be to get to the ED for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness in my upper right part of my stomach?

Why do I feel numbness in my upper right part of my stomach?

Numbness: Wait and watch. Did you have any back problem? Numbness in the right upper abdomen could be temporary. Do you have numbness any where else? Any vision issue? If persists see your dr. ...Read more

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Numbness in my stomach with slight pain from time to time... Going on for about 2 days... Any suggestions?

Numbness in my stomach with slight pain from time to time... Going on for about 2 days... Any suggestions?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Numbness on left side of abdomen, comes and goes, more often when moving or bending. What could be causing this?

Numbness on left side of abdomen, comes and goes, more often when moving or bending. What could be causing this?

Pinched nerve: I would wonder about a problem in your thoracic spine that is pinching the sensory nerve that goes to that area. If no rash in the area, doubt shingles As a cause. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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After masturbation I had a slight pain in my left abdomen and now I'll describe it as maybe slight numbness, could I have pulled something?

May be: You could pulled or strain some muscle while doing it.
apply heat to the area, and see if that relief the pain or the numbness.
take some ibuprofen with meals. ...Read more

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On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

On the 22 I had a really sharp pain in my lower left abdomen that kept me in bed. Pain dulled but stayed then turned to numbness as of today. Cause?

How old are you?: Age is a major factor in determining what caused this pain. The problem could vary from constipation to diverticulosis, a condition that could lead to complications if you aren't on a proper diet. If the pain persist or become worse, I advise you to see your local doctor. Make sure you drink plenty of water and fluids. Add more fiber to your diet. Eat some fruits or vegetables and try excerising ...Read more

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