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Pain and intermittent tingling and weak in left arm and leg. Neg ct, and work for lupus, ra, diabetes. No injury;symptoms always on one side. Ideas?

Pain and intermittent tingling and weak in left arm and leg. Neg ct, and work for lupus, ra, diabetes. No injury;symptoms always on one side. Ideas?

Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What causes left side facial and extremity numbness/tingling during and after exercise? Tingling turns to pain. Pins and needles feeling after a few

What causes left side facial and extremity  numbness/tingling during and after exercise?  Tingling turns to pain. Pins and needles feeling after a few

Doesn't fit...: Symptoms seem to be related to nerve impingement. Facial nerves are different than neck nerves, though, which are the nerve supply to the arm. If the symptoms are more on the neck below the jaw, and not the face, i'd suggest the possibility of a cervical herniated or bulging disc. Suggest you see primary care doc or ed doc to get a good test for areas involved to figure out nerve distribution. ...Read more

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Are tingly sensations and numbness in the fingers a cause for concern?

Are tingly sensations and numbness in the fingers a cause for concern?

Possibly: How often? How severe? Is there functional impairment? Is there weakness? Is there pain? Is it progressive? Is it transient or persistent? Analyze your problem, then re-ask your question. If your symptoms concern you enough, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing left leg and arm numbness, extreme discomfort + tingling in the pinky and ring finger for a year, could it be ulnar nerve neuropathy?

I'm experiencing left leg and arm numbness, extreme discomfort + tingling in the pinky and ring finger for a year, could it be ulnar nerve neuropathy?

Partly ulnar nerve: The leg symptoms could not be caused by an ulnar nerve condition, but the finger symptoms could be. You may wish to have nerve conduction testing to help confirm the diagnosis. http://www.neurocuro.com/peripheral-nerve-entrapment/ ...Read more

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Lower back pain, tight right calf, numbness, tingling, twitching all over body, neck pain, chest pain. Assorted symptoms for 3 months and no diagnosis?

Lower back pain, tight right calf, numbness, tingling, twitching all over body, neck pain, chest pain. Assorted symptoms for 3 months and no diagnosis?

Not a good idea: To find an answer here because no one knows you better than your doctor. Best strategy is to take all your medical records to another physician for a thorough evaluation and a second opinion. This is too complex for a simple two line answer. ...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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Symptoms: pins and needles in right hand and right forearm, numb lips and right cheek for about 15mins. Headache blurred vision. Should i worry?

Symptoms:

pins and needles in right hand and right forearm, numb lips and right cheek for about 15mins.
Headache
blurred vision. Should i worry?

Neurologist: These seemingly dissociated neurologic symptoms could be caused by a demyelinating disorder such as multiple sclerosis and i recommend an examination by a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment, if necessary. Carpal tunnel problems could possibly explain the right hand and forearm symptoms but not the facial ones, blurry vision or headache. ...Read more

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I have numbness in left arm and leg, persistent headache for 2 months, and today an episode of dropping lip and face numbness. All tests normal?

I have numbness in left arm and leg, persistent headache for 2 months, and today an episode of dropping lip and face numbness. All tests normal?

What tests ?: Have neurologist do a careful assessment. Its important to find out what is going on. You need to exclude uncommon causes like venous infarct due to saggital sinus thrombosis ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling esp face and left foot snd leg. Noticed more off balance and memory problems.what should I ask my dr for testing?

Numbness and tingling esp face and left foot snd leg. Noticed more off balance and memory problems.what should I ask my dr for testing?

Numb face leg foot: 49 F with HTN notes: Numbness and tingling esp face and left foot snd leg. Noticed more off balance and memory problems.what should I ask my dr for testing? ANS: I would call in the morning. Write down your detailed timeline of this problem and then call. Could be precursor of stroke. Let us know what was found. ...Read more

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Neck pain and stiffness. Numbness and tingling on left cheek gone to neuro doc and have neuropathy but also a sinus infection.?

Neck pain and stiffness. Numbness and tingling on left cheek gone to neuro doc and have neuropathy but also a sinus infection.?

Sinus infection: If the infection has gone on for more than 7-10 days you probably need antibiotics. Also nasal saline spray will help. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness, pain, and burning in arms and hands?

What would cause numbness, pain, and burning in arms and hands?

Let me explain: Peripheral neuropathy, a result of nerve damage, often causes numbness and pain in your hands and feet. People typically describe the pain of peripheral neuropathy as tingling or burning, while they may compare the loss of sensation to the feeling of wearing a thin stocking or glove. Causes. Alcoholism autoimmune diseases diabetes exposure to poisons trauma or pressure on the nerve. ...Read more

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I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I would see a neuro: Doc for this. Things that have to be ruled out include lyme's disease and ms among other things. Please get an evaluation to set your mind at ease or to get timely treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hand numbness, blood on toilet tissue, leg numbness and groin and buttocks numbness. The following also describes me: Numbness o...

I am experiencing  hand numbness, blood on toilet tissue, leg numbness and groin and buttocks numbness. The following also describes me: Numbness o...

Multiple issues: You are describing a multitude of medical concerns. You would be wise to see your doctor and discuss one issue at a time and get each issue examined and diagnosed ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

?carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness and tingling in forearms/hands and lower leg/feet bilaterally and face and lips and some random chest pain?

Sounds vascular: You should take these symptoms seriously and see a doctor. Circulation may be an issue and chest pain is a signal to get attention now. There is no reason to ignore it. If it is severe, go to an urgent care clinic or er. Best wishes - it may be nothing serious, but don't risk your life on that. ...Read more

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Pain in elbows hands knees and legs Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally Bad memory IBS Tiredness Symptoms come and go for months ?

Pain in elbows hands knees and legs 
Tingling down left hand side of face occasionally
Bad memory 
IBS
Tiredness
Symptoms come and go for months 

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See your physician: These symptoms may represent any number of conditions including anxiety, headache (for example, migraines), multiple sclerosis, etc. See your primary care physician for a full review of your history (be specific when you communicate your symptoms) and physical exam. http://www.cfah.org/prepared-patient/prepared-patient-articles/talking-about-symptoms-with-your-health-care-team ...Read more

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Numb patch in foot along with body wide muscle twitching and prickling skin. Brain/neck MRI normal.worried about ms. What other tests should I have?

Numb patch in foot along with body wide muscle twitching and prickling skin. Brain/neck MRI normal.worried about ms. What other tests should I have?

Prob not MS: With the normal MRI tests, it is probably not MS. If the numbness area is large, an EMG may help. You may find this tool helps the information about how to diagnose MS http://www.neurocuro.com/how-do-you-know-if-you-have-ms/ ...Read more

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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more