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Is there something to do for numbness in legs and feet when laying down?

Is there something to do for numbness in legs and feet when laying down?

Talk to your doctor: Numbness could be a result of medical conditions (diabetes, thyroid disorders among others) or might be a result of nerve irritation (like that seen in radiculopathy). Your doctor can help sort this out for you. ...Read more

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I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

Radiculopathy: It looks like you are having neuropathies of both upper and lower extremities as well as problem of balance . I will take good history and through physical examination . The first thing i will order will be the level of your vitamin B12 , methylmalonic acid an homocystine . However , i will differ your evaluation and management to your pcp and neurologist . You need to see them asap. ...Read more

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Hair loss, tremors in arms, hands, legs and feet, loss of balance and strength, numbness in legs and feet all after a lumbar puncture, why?

Hair loss, tremors in arms, hands, legs and feet, loss of balance and strength, numbness in legs and feet all after a lumbar puncture, why?

Unrelated: Why did you need an LP . Problems from spinals affect areas below the spinal it lower torso, legs, urination etc, It would not affect hands or make you shake, It may be part of why they wanted to examine your cerebro spinal fluid. Discuss with your MD or neurologist ...Read more

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I have pain in my muscles and back of neck feeling weakness in my body numbness in legs and feet lazy headache what is happening?

See MD: Need more information but might be something that needs immediate attention. See MD or go to ER now. ...Read more

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Also, I eat very little I am not hungry plus the above back pain, numbness, rotting teeth, no energy leg pain, numbness in legs and feet. Help?

Also, I eat very little I am not hungry plus the above back pain, numbness, rotting teeth, no energy leg pain, numbness in legs and feet. Help?

See below: You sound like you are in poor health. If you haven't already you should see either your regular doctor if you have one or go to a walk in clinic to get some medical attention. There are a number of possible causes for your poor health and this is why you need a complete medical evaluation. I would advise you to do this as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What to do about swelling & numbness in legs/feet?

What to do about swelling & numbness in legs/feet?

Millions of causes: Your complain is very general. Things that cause those include allergic reactions, heart failure, severe malnutrition, fluid overload, vein disease, etc. Swelling and numbness are very non-specific finding and have so many causes that identifying them takes more than 400 words allows me to help. If it is causing you problems, then getting a doctors opinion should give you peace of mind. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does numbness in legs/feet affect embolisms?

Interested to know how does numbness in legs/feet affect embolisms?

?early sign?: Numbness in legs and feet could be due to peripheral nerve problems or issues in your lower back area, but the presence of these symptoms does not necessarily predict local blood clots which can lead to embolisms unless you also have weakness which leads to immobilization which can promote thrombo-phlebitis. ...Read more

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I woke up with tingling and numbness in my legs and feet. Everything went away except my right calf. It's been 4 days now. Why? What can I do to help?

I woke up with tingling and numbness in my legs and feet. Everything went away except my right calf. It's been 4 days now. Why? What can I do to help?

Legs and feet: Please call your primary doctor who will try and see you as soon as possible. The problem with the right calf is of concern and the doctor will either send you to the Emergency facility or to a leg specialist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Tingling, numbness spasms on legs and feet when laying down to sleep. Restless leg syndrome?

Tingling, numbness spasms on legs and feet when laying down to sleep. Restless leg syndrome?

Possibly RLS: It may be restless legs syndrome (rls), if you have an urge to move them which gets better with movement ; worse with rest. Please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS ; to adequately treat it. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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