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From my head to toe on the right side of my body is numb.. What can it be ?

From my head to toe on the right side of my body is numb.. What can it be ?

Neurological: Numbness in the entire right side of your body would be caused by a neurological problem in the left side of the brain(cerebral cortex). A type of stroke or multiple sclerosis are some possible causes. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you. ...Read more

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This is second time this happened first time was like 5 years ago. Right side of my body went numb went from my hand to face to my tongue is it nerves?

This is second time this happened first time was like 5 years ago. Right side of my body went numb went from my hand to face to my tongue is it nerves?

Stroke: While I suppose your symptoms could be due to anxiety, I always worry about stroke so think FAST eg Face, Arm, Speech & Time (http://goo.gl/pvni0c). You only have 3hrs to reverse stroke (which while less likely in 28yo F, but is not impossible if taking hormonal birth control pill or has patent foramen ovale or atrial fibrillation etc) if face asymmetric, arms/legs weak and/or speech is abnormal. ...Read more

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The other day my right side of my body went numb in my fingers and my mouth, I think I have hurt the top of my neck also. .Do you think it's a stroke?

The other day my right side of my body went numb in my fingers and my mouth, I think I have hurt the top of my neck also. .Do you think it's a stroke?

Probably not: It's difficult to connect mouth numbness and loss of sensation in fingers to an anatomic problem at the level of the brain--especially if these symptoms were not associated with loss of strength. Has this problem recurred? Do you have any weakness? Are there any other areas of facial numbness, difficulty with speech or swollowing? I recommend seeing your physician for detailed neurological exam. ...Read more

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What could it be if my right side of my body is tingly and numb feeling?

Check for the worst: It could be a number of things but first get looked at right away, lets make sure it isn't a TIA or stroke. ...Read more

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I have crps unilateral right side of my body. Both my arms go numb when i'm sleeping, this happens periodically. What could be causing this?

Could be nerve: Most common would be carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but could also wonder re potential ulnar nerve at elbow. Discuss with your doctor, as an EMG test would readily answer the concerns. ...Read more

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I've had 2 mris done, but they have differences, and would like to know what they mean. I have been having numbness on the right side of my body too.

I've had 2 mris done, but they have differences, and would like to know what they mean. I have been having numbness on the right side of my body too.

Speak to neurologist: I am assuming that you are talking about MRI of brain ( you did not specify). The neurologist who ordered the MRI is in best position to explain in light of your symptoms and signs assuming you have already seen one. If you are not happy with current then seek a 2nd. Opinion. ...Read more

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A couple times now laying in bed ive felt my chest get tight and i feel numb on the right side of my body and i cant move what is this?

A couple times now laying in bed ive felt my chest get tight and i feel numb on the right side of my body and i cant move what is this?

Urgent eval: Should have urgent eval/cardiac workup. At minimum chest xray and ekg. Caridac signs and symptoms can be on right side of chest, not just left side. ...Read more

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I've had a horrible migraine for the past 3 days and nothing I do seems to help it. I've also had shoulder pain and numbness on the right side of my body. What could this be?

I've had a horrible migraine for the past 3 days and nothing I do seems to help it. I've also had shoulder pain and numbness on the right side of my body. What could this be?

Seek medical help: Have you been in any accident? Lot of time tmd/tmj can be super imposed do you have any ringing in the ears too look up neuromuscular dentistry that might help. ...Read more

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