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Pain In Left Hand And Left Leg
Tingling, numbness, and pain in left arm and hand, and in left leg and foot. I am only 16, what could this be?
Heart been investigated- normal. But chest pain, jaw pain, left shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand/fingers! Left leg also throbs when SX are bad. What is it?
Neck?: Is it possible that the pain originates in your cervical spine? Any trauma, known spine issue? Alternatively, it may be related to peripheral nerves on the left side. You will need a full neurologic evaluation to further determine the etiology of your symptoms. ...Read more
I have pain at random places in left hand since month now. I feel slight numbness in left hand and left leg. Age 30 male. No medical problems history.
See neurologist now: There are many possible explanations for pain and numbness: listen to your body's message. Extrinsic causes, such as certain activities, would usually not cause both L hand & leg numbness & L hand pain. Intrinsic causes, i.e. health problems, might include any number of neurological, even vascular, problems. Hand Pain that moves around suggests irritation to branches of many major nerves. See m.d ...Read more
Hi I have left back shoulder pain for 2 days and bit heaviness of left hand and left leg. What may be the reason?
I have restlessness in my left hand and left leg during the night. My sleep is disturbed. I can not sleep till the restlessness does not subsides.
My wife (51) has cyst in right brain hurdling her left hand and left leg movment. Dr recomended removal but cyst can again recur. How to avoid recuren?
Cyst on brain: Difficult problem. Depends on cause of cyst. They will know more when they take it out and see. ...Read more
For a week and a half now I've been feeling very dizzy when I move my head around. Also my left hand and left leg have a weak feeling.
Migraine aura?: Do you get migraine with aura? If so, this could be a migraine aura without headache (yes, this exists). I'd recommend you have an evaluation from a neurologist, who will decide whether you need brain imaging. If you'd like to discuss further, I'm available for a virtual consult. ...Read more
22/m/190lbs have twitching in neck when I do a posture Also in my face, weak left hand and left leg can it be ALS it does not run in family, ?
Very concerning: You are very young to have something like ALS. It would still be wise for you to see a Neurologist to evaluate the twitching. This might involve an MRI, EMG and possibly even EEG testing. The weakness should be thoroughly worked up including detailed history to understand what posture you are doing that may exacerbate this or if there is another cause compressing your spinal cord. Keep me posted ...Read more
My sister (takes schizophrenia medicine from many years)shi can't move her left hand in last week but shi feel, now her left leg? What are possible cause
Numerous causes.: Impossible to say without an examination. See a doctor. The are numerous conditions that can cause swelling of joints or soft tissues. ...Read more
From today my grandpa (he's 80, on regular dialysis) can't stand up, when he's trying to his left leg, left hand (total left side) is trembling. Help pls.
ER: Get to an er now. He may be having a stroke and time till treatment is the most important factor to determine recovery potential. ...Read more
Left hand feels tight and hot past couple of days. Slight left side chest pain and left leg discomfort?
Ans: You need to see your doctor with the symptoms involving not left arm and leg ...Read more
May I know what is the signs of numbness from my left leg and to my left hand. Pls tell me the symptoms. Thanks doctor?
Right hand is as cold as ice and left hand's temp is normal, left leg feels so heavy at the same time + severe headache that comes and goes? Any idea?
My left hand is very very cold and also my left leg muscles all the way from left arm to the left leg is stuck. I am diabetic. Age 64 female?
Vascular studies: You may need vascular studies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello doctors, I get only left leg cramps at night and left hand aches very often. I have no problem on right side. What is happening on me? Please
Hi doctor, I am having random pain & tingling especially in the left hand (lower part) and left leg (near ankle) for last 6 months. Please advise.
Been having whole left leg pain now tingling numb feeling and is now going into my left hand and fingers as well a little in my right leg too help thanks?
ER: If it is rapidly progressing, please go to the ER as soon as possible. ...Read more
Adfter breakfast I got really nauseas. Driving to school the left side of my face went numb then my left hand now my left leg. What's wrong?
Neurologist: You would be smart to see a neurologist. You may be having signs of a brain problem, presumably on the opposite side, the right side, of your brain. There is a possibility that it is something else, but a doctor is going to want to examine you and consider taking pictures of your brain, etc. Just walk this through without scaring yourself about the possibilities. ...Read more
I am afraid I have early onset ALS. Left leg and left hand aches and cramps. Finger tapping rate slower in left hand which is my dominant hand.?
Not likely: I doubt ALS but if concerned you should seek consultation with a neurologist. ...Read more
My left arm keeps feeling slightly colder like there's a draught on it. It feels slightly tingly but not that much. I have a broken left leg. I have had diagnoses of carpel tunnel syndrome in the past. It feels like my left hand doesn't belong to me. I've
Using crutches?: The first thought with arm tingling and a broken leg is that you are putting pressure on a nerve using crutches. If taking care to avoid that doesn't make it go away you should see your doctor to make sure there is not something else like a nerve injury or circulation problem. ...Read more
My husband has started twitching his left leg while asleep. I noticed his left hand/arm twitching whilst awake just a few days ago should I be worried?
Myoclonus: This stuff is common in sleepers. If he's walking and talking okay during the day, I wouldn't worry. ...Read more
Hi, I am experiencing tingling sort o sensations /cold feeling in my lower left leg/foot and left hand to fingers. A bit of anxiety as I don't know why? Mri for ms clear. This is daily since last thursday.
Tingling in both feet and up left leg, some in left hand/arm. Also neck pain (burning/hot spots). Cbc results all in range, HIV neg. .. Any ideas?
Every a.M. I have tingling in my left forearm and hand and left leg a Xanax (alprazolam) will make it stop if it's anxiety then why just the left side? Why a.M.?
Anxiety symptoms: Anxiety symptoms more commonly affect the left side in general. In your case, if you are taking the xanax (alprazolam) before bed, it is probably worn off when you awaken, leaving you unprotected from the xanax (alprazolam) anti-anxiety effects in the morning. Xanax (alprazolam) really only lasts 8 hours. ...Read more