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First tingling hands&feet about a week (now only here and there)than dry flacky skin including face (up arm/leg to)month later numbness now 2 days, small red painless spot under skin finger print area?

Schedule a visit: You need to set up an office visit with your doctor. There are too many possibilities that need to be excluded. I would not be surprised if lab work is indicated. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze. . . are all ...Read more


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What does tingling hands and feet mean? Is it chemical or neural?

What does tingling hands and feet mean? Is it chemical or neural?

A nerve problem: This can occur from a systemic disease such as diabetes, a nerve impingment issue from the spine or from a side effect of certain treatments like radiation therapy. The exact reason it happens in diabetes is up for debate. ...Read more

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Can normal person have symptoms like tingling hands/feet/lips?

Can normal person have symptoms like tingling hands/feet/lips?

It depends: You can squeeze/compress a nerve while sleeping on your arm! Or you might have anxiety attacks, vit B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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Wasn't eating properly, had no sleep for 4 nights, argued with friends and family. Woke up at the end of a dream with tingling hands and feet and chest.

Wasn't eating properly, had no sleep for 4 nights, argued with friends and family. Woke up at the end of a dream with tingling hands and feet and chest.

Self Care Important!: You are stressing your body by not giving yourself good nutrition and not sleeping. This will make you feel irritable and cause you to argue. Or perhaps the arguments stressed you out? You need to eat and sleep in order to survive. The tingling may be from hyperventilation during the dream. Make sure you are not using any drugs (marijuana, alcohol, etc.) that could be altering your mood or sleep. ...Read more

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What does tingling hands and feet mean for a diabetic?

What does tingling hands and feet mean for a diabetic?

Nerve damage: Tingling or numbness in the hands and/or feet is often the first sign of diabetic neuropathy, or damage to the sensory nerves caused by diabetes. Important to get checked by dr. For other causes, improve blood sugar control to slow progression of damage, treatment if painful, & learn daily detailed check of feet to be on alert for infections or injuries you may not feel with neuropathy. ...Read more

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What to do about tingling hands and feet?

What to do about tingling hands and feet?

Find cause: Need to have some basic labs including glucose, B12 level etc to find a cause for this. ...Read more

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If I have heart disease, should I be concerned if I experience tingling hands and feet during and after exercise?

If I have heart disease, should I be concerned if I experience tingling hands and feet during and after exercise?

Yes: That may be a sign of vascular insufficiency, arterial blockages, or coronary spasm. You should have that evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I need your opinion regarding tingling hands and feet.?

I need your opinion regarding tingling hands and feet.?

Both extremeities!: Both feet and hands. Sounds like a neuropathy to me. There are many causes, the most remedial being B12 deficiency. Many times, if not most, a cause cannot be found, other than diabetes, certain drugs. See your doc! ...Read more

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Shaky, light headed, cant concentrate, troubled memory, tingling hands/feet, vertigo for 7 months and no answers as to why. Could it be low magnesium?

Shaky, light headed, cant concentrate, troubled memory, tingling hands/feet, vertigo for 7 months and no answers as to why. Could it be low magnesium?

Doubtful: However this can be metabolic, endocrine, neurologic or cardiologic. No matter what: you will need a comprehensive physical exam, EKG and comprehensive blood testing. I would aslo suggest neurological and cardiological consultations. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis and low iron. Is low iron due to EE? S/S burning feet, tingling hands/feet/headaches/chil Can this be from ee?

Diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis and low iron. Is low iron due to EE? S/S burning feet, tingling hands/feet/headaches/chil Can this be from ee?

Unlikely: Eosinophililc esophagitis (EoE) symptoms include food impaction, with persistent trouble swallowing, abdominal pain, vomiting, or heartburn that fails to respond to medical therapy. Burning/tingling sensations not typical symptoms. Iron is not absorbed in the esophagus so unlikely culprit as well. See allergist for further workup and evaluation including testing directed elimination diet. ...Read more

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Tingling hands and feet it's getting worse moving up my leg and arms I have scoliosis and doctor just told me I have to live with it but I'm worried?

Tingling hands and feet it's getting worse moving up my leg and arms I have scoliosis and doctor just told me I have to live with it but I'm worried?

Second opinion: Scoliosis may lead to back pain but should not lead to tingling of the hands and feet. You may have a condition not related to the back. I'd consider a consult with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Recently started waking up with numb/tingling hands. What could this be?

Carpal tunnel is one: Common issue. Other nerve to the hand and arm can also be affected. Neck problems can cause hand numbness too. A lot depends upon which finger and which part of the hand is involved, ...Read more

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Numb and tingling hands and arms- most often when type too long?

Numb and tingling hands and arms- most often when type too long?

May be carpal tunnel: May be carpal tunnel syndrome. Sleeping in a brace may be helpful, but if persistent symptoms see a hand surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment. Left untreated, if symptoms become constant, nerve damage can occur. ...Read more

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Would a pinched sciatic nerve cause pain in wrists and numbness/tingling in hands or feet?

Would a pinched sciatic nerve cause pain in wrists and numbness/tingling in hands or feet?

Feet maybe, hands no: The sciatic nerve runs from the gluteal region (your rear end) down the back of your leg, then branches to innervate the back of the thigh and leg as well as the outer part of the lower leg and then parts of the feet. An injury may cause those symptoms there, as well as problems with motion.

The major nerves that serve the hands are the radial, ulnar and median. ...Read more

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I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands?

Crestor (rosuvastatin): This type of drug depletes an important nutrient called co-enzyme q10. This is a nutrient that keeps your nervous system healthy. Speak to your doctor about a coq supplement. ...Read more

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How long does it take for b12 to get better. Mine was 343 and I have tingling numbness in hands feet and jaw. Had 4 injections already.

How long does it take for b12 to get better. Mine was 343 and I have tingling numbness in hands feet and jaw. Had 4 injections already.

Soon: Most people who are B12 deficient improve quickly after starting shots. Make sure you are also taking methylcobalamin orally daily.
Persistent numbness and tingling is a reason to look for other causes. Also test for B6 and B1 deficiency. ...Read more

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I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands. How long for it to resolve after stopping?

I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands. How long for it to resolve after stopping?

Unknown: For a few reasons - it may coincidental and not related to the crestor (rosuvastatin). You may want to take certain vitamins that are known to encourage healthy nerve function like the b's. ...Read more

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Terrible pain, cramping, tingling, numbness in hands, arms, legs and feet.

Terrible pain, cramping, tingling, numbness in hands, arms, legs and feet.

Evaluation: Any time you have these generalized symptoms you should visit your doctor for an evaluation. This could be from something easy to manage as dehydration to something more complicated as a pinched nerve in the spinal cord. Www. Otwithmd. Com. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

Mild neuropathy?: Sometimes irritated nerves cause tingling, normally in the toes and feet, sometimes in the hands. Tingling or burning is a symptom of neuropathy, but it does not clinch the diagnosis. High blood sugar and deficient vitamin B12 are common causes of a symptom like this. Be sure you are checked out for causes of neuropathy. ...Read more

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I have numbness/tingling on my feet and hands. I also have it more on my torso and chest. It's stiff like?

I have numbness/tingling on my feet and hands. I also have it more on my torso and chest. It's stiff like?

Various causes: 24y female w. "numbness, tingling & stiffness of hands, feet, torso, & chest". Several disorders, such as anxiety, hyperventilation & thyroid disorder, are possible. General medical exam indicated. From this description unable to guess seriousness of problem. If nothing distinctive discovered then fibromyalgia becomes consideration, because it is a disorder of exclusion & see Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Due to sudden heavy alcohol I am feeling tingling sensation and numbness in hands and foot. I don't drink regularly. Help?

First: Don't drink heavily. Second, don't drink rubbing alcohol or alcohol made in somebody's garage using lead tubing. Third. If it persists see a neurologist and get evaluated for toxic or nutritional neuropathy. Forth, don't eat the worm if its tequila. ...Read more

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Tingling in feet and hands with numbness side of face and head. Sometimes lose balance for no reason. Trip over feet too. What could it be?

Tingling in feet and hands with numbness side of face and head. Sometimes lose balance for no reason. Trip over feet too. What could it be?

See a doctor: It is impossible to give you sound medical advice without a proper history and physical. The symptoms you are describing could be indicative of multiple medical problems. If the symptoms abruptly started, see a doctor today! ...Read more

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Tingling, numbness, and pain in left arm and hand, and in left leg and foot. I am only 16, what could this be?

Tingling, numbness, and pain in left arm and hand, and in left leg and foot. I am only 16, what could this be?

Anxiety: anxiety and stress. Breath deep and slow and relax. Walk, stretch, .if symptoms persisted see your doctor. You are too young for anything serious ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more