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Sudden Numbness In Hands And Feet
Sudden numbness in hands, feet. I really feel stretching in fingers and can feel that numbness is started and being extended. 32 y female.No medicine?
See details: This issue needs immediate evaluation. There are several possible causes and this can be serious. See a neurologist if possible. ...Read more
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What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.
Many causes: Most common causes of numbness in the hands& feet (for all comers) is going to be diabetes mellitus. However, many other metabolic conditions can cause this condition as well as nutritional deficiences, demyelinating conditons of the brain/spinal cord, chemo/radiation therapy, excessive alcohol use, and as Sonny Bono used to say, "And the Beat Goes On." Check with your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more
Not likely: There are many causes for hand/foot numbness and a physician will need much more information about you and to perform a neurological exam to begin to diagnose the cause. EBV is very common. It can cause different diseases (such as mono or lymphoma). Numbness is not specific to EBV and many people have EBV that do not have numbness; so I would not suspect a direct relationship without more info ...Read more
Neck pain that is : Constant and constant numbness in the hands or feet id suggest considering that there may be a neurological cause for this such as nerve root irritation due to a variety of sources. Or cervical spine nerve compression. The nerve roots that come together to form the major nerves in your arm also give supply to neck muscles. Seek medical attention . Talk to your pcp first /consider a neurologist. ...Read more
Look for other cause: These do not usually cause numbness in the hands or feet. There are a number of other causes, especially diagnoses such as diabetes or other metabolic or hormonal disorders including thyroid problems. If these are happening regularly and are not from resting on a nerve, you should have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I receive 1000 mcg cyanocobalamin since 10/12. B 12 level to begin with 169. Beginning to have numbness in hands and feet again. Why?
Not sure.: You will need some lab testing to make sure we aren't missing anything. See doc. ...Read more
My doctor said I had mono and I will b alright in few weeks but I'm having numbness in hands and feet mostly while sleeping?
I feel like dizziness, numbness in hands and feet and my heart beets strongly .All this happen when I do sport less than 30 minutes?
Cardiovascular issue: You need to go see a cardiologist immediately. Exertional symptoms are usually cardiac in nature and are extremely serious. ...Read more
Hi doctor .is acetazolamide drug is available as eye drop because i took it as tablet and it cause me numbness in hands and feet and tiredness?
Persistant tingling/numbness in hands and feet moving up legs and arms now. Left side of face numb for 3 days. History of gbs im pretty sure from exp. I am having a relapse. Go for emg today. Thouhts?
Lightheaded and numbness in hands and feet whenever I take fish/oil, aspirin or any blood thinner.clean diet(olive oil) for 2 years. blood too thin?
Etiology unclear: Taking fish oil, aspirin, or other blood thinners, e.g. Vit E, cause the platelets not to clot as well. The result of easy bruising is common. Light headedness and numbness in the hands and feet suggests a different cause. Is your diet rich enough in iron to make red blood cells or are you anemic? Consider a vit with iron or iron tablets. Do you have enough fluids: dehydrated?Fluids and salts help ...Read more
Get numbness in hands/feet @ time of B12 shot. When diagnosed was in mid 100's. Anything i can do for numbness?
Perhaps: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). Most patient’s state the numbness starts at the tips of the toes and slowly works it way up the legs. When it gets to the level of the knee you start to get the loss of sensation in the tips of the finger ANS then the hand, . ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Due to sudden heavy alcohol i am feeling tingling sensation and numbness in hands and foot. I dont drink regularly.
How long does it take for b12 to get better. Mine was 343 and I have tingling numbness in hands feet and jaw. Had 4 injections already.
Numbness in hands and fingers, feet feel like razorblades, my body shoots with burning snd stabbing pain w 75+lbs weifht loss whatisthis?
Numbness in hands, feet with odd sensations of pain and feel extremely cold I have had numerous symptoms starting with my bladder and needing to constantly urinate. This started on august those symptoms have somewhat subsided and now I have numbness in ha
This : This is a very concerning state. First, have you changed or started any medications lateley? Have you had any other symptoms, like fevers, chills, having the light bother your eyes, or a stiff neck? It sounds like either myelopathy (spinal cord dysfunction), a mild meningitis (inflammation or infection of the covering of the nervous system), or neuropathy (nerve dysfunction) and you should probably have an MRI of your cervical spine (the spine in your neck) and brain. If those are normal, you should have a very thorough evaluation by your neurologist, as there are a number of conditions that can cause those symptoms. This is not a condition i would move slowly on. Best of luck, i would also (given the serious nature of your symptoms) consider looking into seeing a neurologist or neurosurgeon at a major teaching hospital in a major city to make sure you get the most advanced care available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having a herniated disc, sinus issues continuously, colitis and numbness in hands, feet along with bursitis in shoulder...Are thes all related?
My thumb shakes when scrolling on cell, numbness in hands sleeping/awake, numbness tinglin in both hands in feet ...What is it?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Numbness is a neurological symptom and a nerve conduction test can usually sort it out as well. The two most common causes are either a pinched nerve somewhere, with carpal tunnel syndrome being the most common that involves the thumb; or a neurological condition such as a neuropathy for example. ...Read more
Numbness in hands, forearm, feet, ankles and side of face. Mri on head/neck/back fine, conduction test also normal. What could it be?
NEUROPATHY: Consult a neurologist for DX and rx. ...Read more
I am experiencing lower leg pain, cold feet & hands and foot & hand numbness. I think I may have acrocyanosis but im not 100% sure?
Symptoms: There are many conditions that can result in the symptoms you describe. Please do not indulge in self diagnosis. In order to arrive at the appropriate treatment plan, a differential diagnosis must be accomplished. See your General Physician for evaluation and then either treatment or referral. ...Read more
Sharp pain in foot when i stood up, radiating pain in upper thigh simultanesouly, feet/hand numbness and tingling, pinched nerve?
My ANA levels are high i took the lupus test it was at a 5 but i still have pains , tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me fibromyalga
Question?: I am not sure what you are asking. The ANA is a screening test for lupus but can be seen in numerous other diseases and in people who have no disease. I assume the lupus test you mention is a dna antibody. This test does not have to positive to have lupus. Finally, about 30% of lupus patients also have fibromyalgia. See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more
Occ. tingling/numbness in hands & feet. Blood tests,MRI, EEG normal. EMG of legs/feet(normal) EMG of arms(mild CTS,pinched nerves) What could this be?
See details: It is impossible to be specific without being able to perform a neurologic evaluation in person. Have you seen a neurologist yet? If not, see one. If you have, ask that doctor, ...Read more
I am experiencing foot tingling, leg tingling, hand tingling and arms tingling. The following also describe me: Nerve pain, Leg numbness, Hand numbness, Numbness or tingling, Finger tingling, and Arm numbness. What should I do?
Tingle & Num: It is important to get this checked by your doctor. If something neurological he/she can help you identify and treat it. You may be referred to a neurologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
38yrs female, dizziness daily for wks worse in bed, insomnia, pressure at back of head and temples, numbness in hands and feet bp was high on tues. ?
Pain throughout spine and neck, tingling and numbness in hands and feet, twitching and cramps and joint pain. Doctors say it's nothing. Second opinion?
Altered sensation: The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step on a sharp nail. ...Read more
Numbness: Numbness involving hands and fingers can be caused by various conditions, most commonly carpal tunnel syndrome, other causes may include other upper extremity nerve injuries (such as a pinched nerve in the elbow); a pinched nerve in the neck can also cause numbness in hands/fingers. Best to discuss with your md for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carpal tunnel: Statistically the most common cause by far is carpal tunnel syndrome in which the median nerve is compress as it passes with 8 tendons trough a "tunnel" bounded by a thick ligament and multiple wrist bones. Other causes include bone spurs , nerve compression in neck, elbow, root of the neck, metabolic-nutritional imbalances. If your hand is weak or clumsy see an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carpal tunnel synd.: There a re many potential causes, but by far the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). Cts is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist and many patients wake up with hand numbness. Usually initial treatment is a night spilint. If this does not work, surgery may be indicated. Thanks. ...Read more
Low Blood pressure: you are probably dehydrated. See checklist on avoiding dehydration. Drink lots of salty fluids like broth or bullion and don't stop until you are peeing practically clear. If you are bleeding or have any abdominal pain at all, you should be seen at A&E. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other explanations: It would be unlikely that a few nite-time cocktails could cause a peripheral neuropathy due to alcohol and, if so, would affect feet and distal legs first. More likely you have problems with carpal tunnel nerve compression, but other nerves in arm and neck should be considered. Please seek help with your doctor. ...Read more
See below: Pain in the shoulder with numbness and tingling in the hands may be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more
The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...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
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