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Sudden Numbness In Arms
Experiencing sudden waves of numbness, chills, extreme pain in abdomen, arms, back and legs. Thoughts?
See your doctor: You need to be seen by your doctor to sort all of those symptoms out. ...Read more
Sudden sporadic and reversible numbness could be very benign such as hitting one's "funny bone" at the elbow, but if not provoked, numbness in one or two limbs might be a transient ischemic attack due to decreased blood flow in the brain. Important to sort out problem with brain and spinal cord ...Read more
Severe headache with occasional lightheadedness, sudden pain through the left arm, numbness in legs?
Radiculopathy and HA: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from either arthritis or a ruptured (herniated) disc. May cause muscle tension in neck and "tension" headache. Nonsurgical treatment includes pt (i prefer mckenzie exercises), arthritis meds, and nerve blocks. Surgery if symptoms no better or worsen. ...Read more
Could be cardiac: Although you are quite young, your symptoms could be consistent with a heart attack or low blood flow to the muscles of the heart. I don't know whether you have any risk factors but with this limited information I would urge you to go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
Jerks from head down to arms, raised plasma viscosity in blood, coldness, weakness and tingling in right arm (happened once) numbness in left leg?
Highviscosity: Take it seriously let a nero and hematologist totally evaluate you may be alarming sign. ...Read more
Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?
See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 common cause: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling. It should especially affect the tips of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, although other areas can be affected. Similar symptoms occur in other parts of the arm when the ulnar nerve or radial nerve is compressed, for your consideration. ...Read more
Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more
Lumbar scoliosis. Experiencing sciatica pain. Recently accompanied by muscle spasms in buttocks and calf. Tingling and numbness in arms and hands ?
Lumbar scoliosis: Where you diagnosed by a physician. While the tingling and numbness in the arms may result from cervical radiculopathy, The spasms in the buttocks and legs may be related to the lumbar scoliosis. An evaluation and possible radiological studies will be helpful. Your age and full medical history ...Read more
Hand numbness: your symptoms can be due to either nerve compression or vascular compromise to right hand. The whole right arm and cervical spine needs to be evaluated. Do you type a lot? Postural exercises and yoga helps. Chiropractor might be of some assistance too based upon what defect has been diagnosed after thorough work up ...Read more
What could cause numbness and tingling in my face & arms, dizziness, vision gets black around edges, weakness in hands, and sharp, sudden, headaches?
Neurologist: Make an appt asap. They are highly skilled in diagnosis. You can't get treated until a diagnosis is made. ...Read more
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