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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.

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

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Waking up with slight numbness in my left arm and hand during the middle of the night. Should I just go back to sleep or monitor it?

Waking up with slight numbness in my left arm and hand during the middle of the night. Should I just go back to sleep or monitor it?

Did you fall asleep?: The symptoms you're describing sound like you may have fallen asleep on your arm This can cause temporary numbness and tingling. If these are ongoing symptoms you should be evaluated for more serious causes. However if you're young and healthy and the numbness goes away, most likely this is nothing to worry about ...Read more

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Can numbness in left hand be a sign of mild stroke?

Can numbness in left hand be a sign of mild stroke?

Unlikely: Most commonly, focal hand numbness is due to carpal tunnel syndrome, or even ulnar nerve cubital tunnel issues. Isolated hand numbness would be a rather unusual sign of stroke. ...Read more

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I have pins and needles, numbness down the left hand side for two weeks slight confusion and weakness, all sats ok?

I have pins and needles, numbness down the left hand side for two weeks slight confusion and weakness, all sats ok?

See physician now: If it is down the entire left side, you may have had a stroke and need to be examined. See a doctor immediately if your entire left hand side is has parasthesias and you have confused and weak. ...Read more

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I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

Carpal tunnel?: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause numbness of the fingers...Usually the thumb, index, middle and one-half of the ring finger.
This problem is often caused by repetitive
movements of the hands or wrists.
See a physician for more information and treatment options. ...Read more

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Sudden numbness in left hand, but I've been taking ibupropane?

Sudden numbness in left hand, but I've been taking ibupropane?

See your Doctor ASAP: Sudden numbness in the left hand can be any of many things, the most critical of which is a cardiovascular event. Do you have accompanying chest, shoulder or arm pain? Do you have any clotting or cardiovascular issues? I suggest seeing a doctor asap to rule out any cardivascular issues. Call your doctor now and hear what she/he has to say, failing that, go to the er now! Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain from collar bone 2 ribs left hand heaviness back pain since last 6 days. 2 days numbness in left hand and left face.

Pain from collar bone 2 ribs left hand heaviness back pain since last 6 days. 2 days numbness in left hand and left face.

Left pain parathesia: Did you have any trauma? Could be thoracic outlet syndrome, TMJ, early zoster (though usually lesions would come out by now and usually no numbness-parathesias), and rarely MS, vascular anomaly, mass or lymph node. Follow up with doctor/urgent care for thoracic outlet you will need orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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Sudden numbness in left hand but no Aura or Migraine (just feelings of getting) lasted 5 mins moved up to lip. History Migraine Aura 4 a mth. Anxiety?

Sudden numbness in left hand but no Aura or Migraine (just feelings of getting) lasted 5 mins moved up to lip. History Migraine Aura 4 a mth. Anxiety?

? proper diagnosis: While these could be aura of migraine, your history suggests other possibilities. I would be very concerned about TIA's from small emboli from your mitral valve, atria, or carotid arteries. You need to involve your cardiologist in this (and probably neurologist) SOON! ...Read more

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Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

MS or not MS?: Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

Get evaluated: Could be due to nerve compression at wrist, elbow, brachial plexus, even neck. Evaluation and testing can localize and point the way for further therapeutic interventions. ...Read more

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My left hand is going numb and the numbness isn't leaving. What do I do?

My left hand is going numb and the numbness isn't leaving. What do I do?

See Dr.: Sounds like you are having a pinching nerve somewhere, possible carpal tunnel syndrome. You need to get persistent numbness evluated asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is numbness occurring in left hand probably due to shoulder problems? If so, what does this signify?

Is numbness occurring in left hand probably due to shoulder problems? If so, what does this signify?

Hand numbness: Numbness isolated to the hand is not typically produced by shoulder problems. As there can be many potential causes for hand numbness, you should be evaluated by an md. ...Read more

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Whole left side numbness, tingling getting cold and turning blue. My left hand swelled once. The whole shoulder feels like there's something in it.

Whole left side numbness, tingling getting cold and turning blue. My left hand swelled once. The whole shoulder feels like there's something in it.

Evaluation: Those symptoms warrant a face to face evaluation to determine cause sooner rather than later. Please see a physician. ...Read more

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I get tingle/numbness sensation in my left hand and pain/possible swelling in the right when I lay on my right side but not on left side or on back.

I get tingle/numbness sensation in my left hand and pain/possible swelling in the right when I lay on my right side but not on left side or on back.

Neurologist: The problem which is positional, could be due to pinched nerves at the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or impingement of a nerve or nerve root at the neck by a bulging disc or spur on a neck vertebra, but the latter conditions wouldn't affect both upper extremities. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more