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Overweight With Arms And Legs Going Numb
I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?
Numbness: Are you anxious are feeling a lot of stress. The most common cause of numbness of hands and feet is anxiety with or without hyperventilation. Hyperventilation, repeated deep breaths, can occur in some people who just sigh a lot. If the numbness or tingling is constant and progressive, you need to see a doctor to evaluate for spinal cord or peripheral nerve problems (rare). ...Read more
Medical evaluation. There can be a variety of causes.
Take care. ...Read more
Cervical spine injur: Numbness in the arm and legs after an injury will need immediate evaluation to rule out cervical spine injury. ...Read more
Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?
Neuro-metabolic diso: If youjr doc can't figure it out go to the local university medical center. You just might be an interesting patient! There is a very long list in the differential here-i.e.the list of likely suspects. It could be neurological, metabolic, neurodegenerative, infectious. They only give us 400 spaces here. Look at google scholar or www. Mayoclinic. Com or www. Johnshopkins. Com. Good luck!! ...Read more
My arms and legs suddenly became numb, its lasted a few hours now its happened twice before but it went away half an hour later. What can it be?
Sbeen having numbness in my arms and legs on and off for last few months. It happens when I sit or lay down. It's getting uncomfortable. Only 35.
Neurology: You are on thyroid medication, has your level been checked recently? If normal, maybe your doctor can recommend a neurologist to see. ...Read more
I am a 27 year old female and I am feeling heaviness in my chest back and numbness in my arms and legs, I also feel heaviness and pain in my arms & leg?
Concerning.: The variety of symptoms you describe (arms/legs cold and numb, with back pain) can signify many different conditions, some more serious than others. We don't have enough info to say if this is an urgent matter or not, but at the very least if these symptoms have come on suddenly and are new, you should take this very seriously. ...Read more
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read more
I have pain in my back, arms, and legs, along with shock-like pain and numbness what could be wrong?
Unknown: It could be a large number of things. See your doctor. ...Read more
Is there a reason why I lose/cut circulation in arms and legs really very fast? Have to change positions quickly bc can feel numbness coming on
Circulation: Numbness is not necessarily the result of poor circulation. It's unusual to have circulation problems involving both arms and legs unless you have some sort of systemic vascular disease such as vasculitis which is quite rare. Numbness can occur after assuming body posture that may temporarily compress the nerves/arteries but that quickly goes back to normal after you move. ...Read more
What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities? It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs
There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated,
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Chest tightness: Hi. Did this chest tightness begin recently? Whenever we hear about new onset of chest tightness our first concern is to rule out the possibility that it could be related to the heart. That is a priority! If that has not been checked out, you should go to the emergency room now to be evaluated. Once heart disease has been ruled out, then we can check for other causes. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Not likely: If it is stomach ulcers you are referring to, this would be a very unusual complaint. I suppose if you had a severely bleeding ulcer or were profoundly anemic it could cause such symptoms but this would be atypical. ...Read more
Numbness and pain has spread through my shoulders, arms, and legs over several days, it feels like nerve injury/damage. How serious is it?
I constantly experience pain and numbness in my arms and legs when the weather changes. What could be wrong? My legs feel restless and cold mostly.
I have had numbness in my arms and legs and sometimes in my hands and feet what could becausing this?
Firstly the symptoms are described may not be the result of poor circulation.
If the symptoms are affecting the arms and the legs, mostly presenting as a numbness, I would consider that she may have some underlying nerve compression of the back.
If she did not have risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, or smoking, atherosclerotic changes are unlikely. ...Read more
I have numbness in both arms and legs apon waking from sleep and it takes 2 min for feeling to come back. And it doesn't matter how I sleep. What's up?
Sometimes hormone changes can induce abnormal sensations in limbs
spasm in blood vessels can do this as well
a clot can induce such sensations
mostly it is a benign symptom, but you should stop the pill, take a baby aspirin each day, and wait to see if it resolves.
if not, see your doctor ...Read more
I hwve tingling and numbness in my tonge plus waves of dizzyness dry mouth. Bouts of weekness in arms and legs?
See a doctor: There are multiple symptoms which may be unrelated. I suggest you see a doctor. ...Read more
Arms and legs go numb quickly if I am resting on them or resting something on them, I am also very sensitive to pain and cold. Should I be concerned?
Doc checkup: Unfortunately your symptoms may represent a large number of diagnostic possibilities from "nothing " to more serious. Before you get too concerned however, I would recommend an appointment with your family doctor. If you don't have one but have insurance check online with your provider. Sorry to be elusive but its my honest opinion! ...Read more
Have had face locking up & going numb. Weakness of arms and legs. Also had my heart beat slowing (new symptom) Any idea what this is?
I've been having bad joint pain past 2 weeks. Arms and legs randomly go numb even when standing. Bad headaches dizziness and sensitive to light. Wrong?
Lower back is in a lot of pain, I have fractured it and now my arms and legs are getting numb at random times. What could be causing this??
See a neurologist to: You may had problem in the neck too since having problems in the arm, ...Read more
Past 2 months pain in left side of head base neck. Now I have random pain and numbness/tingling in arms and legs. What's wrong? Symptoms mimic MS
Explanation: Although MS can be a tough diagnosis due to vague symptoms, I would doubt your problems are caused by MS. Suggest you have an MRI of your neck, as that is most likely the anatomic location for your issues. Your head/neck pain could be c/w Occipital Neuralgia, and could consider problems in arms/legs due to peripheral neuropathy if neck films are benign. ...Read more
I've been experiencing left side chest pain with & without numbness thought my arms and legs. I'm 21, smoke, and have tension headaches. Tied 2gether?
Possibly: Should be checked out by md asap, especially if persists or worsens. ...Read more
I have weakness, numbness, tingling, heaviness, in my arms and legs on a daily basis worse when lying down or in motion what can this be its even starting to blure my vision at times and causing me to be tired all the time
I think I got food poisoning on v-day. I was shaking my arms and legs were numb and I was so cold, now I have a really bad pain in my side?
Food Poisoning: You may well have contracted a virus, like norovirus (common on cruise ships and which is making the rounds around the us even without having been in a cruise), or a bacterial or parasitic infection. If you have fever and/or bad diarrhea, consult a doctor, and if you remain well hydrated and the symptoms don't clear in a few more days, make an appointment with your doctor to check it out. ...Read more