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Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks. I have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side?

Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks. I have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side?

Mononeuritis mulripl: The most common cause of your symptoms, is a condition known as mononeuritis multiplex this is a condition, in which there is inflammation of multiple nerves, I believe to be due to a virus. I would sit in a relative. I mean, I would see a neurologist. It usually responds to the course of prednisone. I meant, it usually responds to a course of prednisone ...Read more

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Numbness left arm & leg gradual onset started about a month ago more rapidly moving up my left arm into neck & further down my left leg too? Nerves?

Numbness left arm & leg gradual onset started about a month ago more rapidly moving up my left arm into neck & further down my left leg too? Nerves?

Neuropathy: Numbness can be the result of a mechanical assault on nerves (ie pinched nerves in the neck or spine), or from systemic abnormalities such as B12 deficiency or thyroid dysfunction. Medications can contribute to the problem as well. It can even result from abnormalities of the brain itself. A number of tests exist to establish a cause and can be ordered by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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It started saturday on my left leg it hurts when I walk and hurts when I move it while sitting and laying down. Also my left arm hurts and feels weak.

It started saturday on my left leg it hurts when I walk and hurts when I move it while sitting and laying down. Also my left arm hurts and feels weak.

Could be: Deep vein thrombophlebitis in your leg, so you should see a doctor immediately, especially if you have risk factors. If your symptoms are in both arm and leg on same side, it could be a stroke. ...Read more

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I was wondering what I should do since saturday my left arm hurts and feels weak and my left leg hurts when I walk and when I move it while laying and sitting down.

I was wondering what I should do since saturday my left arm hurts and feels weak and my left leg hurts when I walk and when I move it while laying and sitting down.

See a clinic: Were you injured? Quite odd for an arm and leg to start hurting without any injury. You need to be examined to see what is causing this and make sure it's not something very serious. If you have any neck or back pain do so without delay. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?

Need to address ASAP: Need to address what might harm you the most quickly. Your chest pain radiating down your left arm describes a heart attack. Take aspirin if not allergic and seek help NOW. Your back and leg symptoms sound more like a herniated disc /sciatic nerve injury. Only after you are evaluated for your heart, a workup for back problems as mentioned should be initiated. Answer is not on internet, call 911. ...Read more

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I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. What could it be caused by?

I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. What could it be caused by?

Left leg/arm pain: What were you doing before the pain happened or did it happen spontaneously? Answering this can help to direct you to the cause and eventually the solution. ...Read more

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When I lay in bed my legs knees down and arms (mainly left arm) go numb no matter what position I'm in. Why is this?

When I lay in bed my legs knees down and arms (mainly left arm) go numb no matter what position I'm in. Why is this?

Further eval needed: Numbness in an arm and two legs is suggestive of spinal cord involvement. I think you should see your primary care so you can get further evaluation. You should try to make note if there's any involvement of your bowel or bladder. Also note if there's any pain associated with your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Ankle, hip, arm pain: Coud be arthritic pain exascerbated by your weight. Also referred disc pain from cervical or lumbar regions. Consider edema as well. ...Read more

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Pins and needles left arm under wrist and leg under knee at night lasts all night and next day. Painful and frequent. Happens mostly when lying down.

See a neurologist: Or pain specialist for a detailed history, physical exam and imaging of your spine and brain if necessary. Difficult to make a diagnosis without these tools. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots down into my hand then I can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly?

Shooting pain in my left arm. It shoots down into my hand then I can't move my hand and it gets numb. I also numb in left leg. Happens randomly?

Arm numbness: This could be from a herniated cervical spine disc. Did you fall down face forward recently? Or any other injury? Get a proper evaluation soon. Arm symptoms combined with leg symptoms are not to be taken lightly. An MRI of the neck if the first thing to be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain down inside of left arm. Sporadic. Not other signs of heart issue. Have appt with orthopaedic doc wed for leg pain, mention this?

Sharp shooting pain down inside of left arm. Sporadic. Not other signs of heart issue. Have appt with orthopaedic doc wed for leg pain, mention this?

Yes: But wouldn't wait. Need to see a doctor sooner. No other heart issues is not sufficient of a statement and even if u were a doctor, you still need a cardiac work-up that includes, at least, an electrocardiogram. I would go to an urgent care center or emergency room. ...Read more

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I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. Pain started spontaneously. Worried that it might be circulatory or cardiac related. What could it be caused by?

I have pain down my left leg and left arm. Doesn't feel like muscle pain. Pain started spontaneously. Worried that it might be circulatory or cardiac related. What could it be caused by?

Please repost: Please repost and explain 1) why you think this could be circulatory or cardiac in a (presumably) healthy 35-year-old man; and 2) what your doctor told you the pain could be; or, if you are concerned enough to post this but not concened enough to see a doctor about it, why not. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling sensation in face, lips, tongue and at times most of the body that goes down the left arm and into fingers, and at times down both legs and into feet and bottom of feet. Sometimes feels like itching. HX of lower back injury in 2002 & 2012?

Tingling: Tingling on both sides, in the face, and in an arm means there is no one location or side of the brain that is causing it. Tingling is an indication of irritation to nerves (or neuropathy), which can be from a metabolic problem (Eg, very low calcium) or from a diffuse skin problem causing the itching (such as hives or urticaria). Hyperventilation (breathing too fast) can cause tingling too. ...Read more

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Tumbled down stairs 4 days ago. Lower back pain aswell in my right thigh both hamstring and quadricep area. There is also pain in my left arm.

Tumbled down stairs 4 days ago. Lower back pain aswell in my right thigh both hamstring and quadricep area. There is also pain in my left arm.

Fall with pain: You should get checked by your doctor to find out how severe your injuries are and if you need more treatment. ...Read more