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Doctor insights on: Temporary Loss Of Feeling In Legs

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It'd be possible that a blood test reveal problems associated with numbness or a loss of feeling in legs?

It'd be possible that a blood test reveal problems associated with numbness or a loss of feeling in legs?

Maybe, but: First, find out if symptoms are due to lumbar stenosis, or a peripheral neuropathy. Then classify the peripheral nerve problem into categories, by measuring function with an emg. Groups of blood or urine tests done based on these findings will often reveal full answers which could lead to successful treatments. Read more

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No period severe lower back pain loss of feeling in legs inability to walk or sit up violent muscle spasms pelvic pain frequent urination always cold?

No period severe lower back pain loss of feeling in legs inability to walk or sit up violent muscle spasms pelvic pain frequent urination always cold?

See your physician!: Some of your symptoms are very concerning, but with just a list of symptoms it's not possible to know if they are all related. Nor is it helpful to speculate on the possible causes as you need to see a physician to discuss these symptoms in detail, explain your medical history and have he or she examen you. Only then will you arrive at a diagnosis. Don't waste time trying to self diagnose>See Dr Read more

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What can be done for neuropathy that is not caused by diabetes. There is no pain, just loss of feeling, leg strength and balance.

What can be done for neuropathy that is not caused by diabetes. There is no pain, just loss of feeling, leg strength and balance.

Many other causes: Search for an answer may be arduous. Emg can sort into categories and appropriate blood and urine studies be provide discovery. Need to classify by fibre size, and presence or absence of inflammation. If, in the end, no evidence of medication or toxin cause, may want to treat symptomatically with drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or cymbalta, but would not hurt to try metanx twice daily for at least a year. Read more

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Can sacrilisation be a cause of ED and loss of feeling/numbness in area of penis and legs?

Can sacrilisation be a cause of ED and loss of feeling/numbness in area of penis and legs?

No: Sacralization of lumbar vertebra by itself is incidental anomaly that many people have. By itself it does not cause symptoms although it is often discovered on x rays which are done for onset of back pain. Read more

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I used to exercise my legs with heavy weight a lot. I've stopped for awhile and it seems I have a feeling of loss of circulation and numbness in knees?

I used to exercise my legs with heavy weight a lot. I've stopped for awhile and it seems I have a feeling of loss of circulation and numbness in knees?

Exercise Symptoms: When we are involved in a regimen of muscle exercises, particularly isometric and weight training, our muscles bulk up and have a positive effect on improving blood flow and hence circulation, in the area. When we stop these exercises, the muscles lose some of their bulk as well as the salubrious effect on circulation. Your symptoms should gradually ameliorate with time; if not, consult your md. Read more

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Loss v slep due to itchnss in heels of ft. Paniky anxious feeling, like ants in my blood in leg and ft, poor memory n thinking. Leg muscles throb.??

Loss v slep due to itchnss in heels of ft. Paniky anxious feeling, like ants in my blood in leg and ft, poor memory n thinking. Leg muscles throb.??

This symptom pattern: Could be anything from severe allergies to anxiety to psychosis. Go to an MD to start diagnosing your symptoms so you can get some relief! Read more

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Severe leg pain starting at mid buttocks, spreads all the way to ankle, right leg, numbness, loss of feeling. Any ideas what it could be?

Severe leg pain starting at mid buttocks, spreads all the way to ankle, right leg, numbness, loss of feeling. Any ideas what it could be?

Leg Numbness: Leg pain with loss of feeling into your ankle and outside part of your foot can be due to the sciatic nerve being compressed. This can be due to a limb length discrepancy. Check with your doctor for stretching techniques and treatment options. Read more

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Recently noticed brusing on arms legs purple brown blue ones no injury occured weight loss also and feeling very tired all the time?

Recently noticed brusing on arms legs purple brown blue ones no injury occured weight loss also and feeling very tired all the time?

Many symptoms: Your description (well presented) tells me you should see your primary doctor as soon as possible.
If there is a delay in an appointment please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well - keep me posted please. Read more

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What to do for a scorpion bite? Symptons since have been feeling weak. Loss of appetite, nausea, cold sweats, leg cramps, feverish

Go to the ER!!: Some scorpions venom is quite toxic and cause nerve and tissue damage and or start to affect your ability to breathe and function. Read more

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Feeling nauseous, lacking in energy, aching back and legs. Loss of appetite and passing a lot of urine. Very heavy period when not due on?

Incomplete question: Your question did not come through in its entirety, however, what you said warrants a physical examination and may be some tests, especially to check for anemia and diabetes. It would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation.
Wish you good health! Read more

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I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

Evaluation is needed: You need to see your physician. You may need a dermatologist to diagnose this rash as it may be the best clue to everything that is happening. Read more

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Hair loss, full body numbness, cold, constipation, severe leg & ankle oedema, stomach cramps, feeling full all time and severe acid reflux?

Hair loss, full body numbness, cold, constipation, severe leg & ankle oedema, stomach cramps, feeling full all time and severe acid reflux?

Please see a doctor.: You need to have some blood work checked. There could be several explanations for your symptoms, including thyroid disfunction. Please get in to see your doctor as soon as possible. Read more

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Eye pressure, dizziness, forgetfulness loss of feeling especially in hands and legs, metallic taste and stuttering. No hypertension. What could it be?

Eye pressure, dizziness, forgetfulness loss of feeling especially in hands and legs, metallic taste and stuttering. No hypertension. What could it be?

Get to your Doctor!: You are describing several things: of concern is increased pressure inside your head, pseudotumor cerebri, or a mass or infection. Another is heavy metal exposure, like lead, cadmium, mercury. I have seen patients with all of these symptoms you described. Get into your primary care provider, and follow up ophthalmology, neurology, and occupational medicine. Read more

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I randomly get dizziness/light headedness feelings that lead to loss or tingling sensations in my legs, and I feel like fainting?

I randomly get dizziness/light headedness feelings that lead to loss or tingling sensations in my legs, and I feel like fainting?

Dizziness: What you are describing is called near-syncopal episodes, the most common cause is vasovagal. It happens when a person stands for long period of time, during emotional distress, sight of blood and etc. Blood pressure drops and blood supply to brain decreases.
Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless and requires no treatment. But your doctor may want to rule out more-serious causes of heart dx. Read more

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I am experiencing leg numbness, fainting, loss of consciousness, random episodes of first stage sleep spells and temporary paralysis anxiety itching of my hands legs and ankles. I have been diagnosed with idiopathic spells not sure if its epilepsy?

I am experiencing leg numbness, fainting, loss of consciousness, random episodes of first stage sleep spells and temporary paralysis anxiety itching of my hands legs and ankles. I have been diagnosed with idiopathic spells not sure if its epilepsy?

Be evaluated: Any loss of consciousness should be evaluated with a battery of tests to assess for potential causes, from cardiac to neurologic. For the former, it may take ambulatory Holter monitoring ; for the latter, an epilepsy monitoring unit evaluation. Read more

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