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Tingling And Numbness In Feet And Legs
I think I have damaged my sciatic nerve, I don't know how but I have random tingling and numbness in my feet, legs, arms and hands. Why could this be?
See your doctor: The sciatic nerve is actually a bundle of nerves that starts in the low back and supplies the lower extremities only. Numbness and tingling of both feet, arms, and hands is not consistent with a sciatic condition. See your family doctor or internist to find the cause of your symptoms.See 1 more doctor answer
Definition is lack of feeling, so numbness in the feet would be no feeling, this can be localized to one part or can be the entire foot. This is different than the burning and tingling you see in parathesia. Often you see numbness after surgery along the scar or in diabetes or other causes of neuropathy which usually start as burning or tingling but can ...Read more
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.
I have been experiencing tingling and numbness in my arms, legs, feet and the left side of my back. I am very often dizzy and fatigued, etc.?
Testing necessary: You have a constellation of symptoms that are hard to put together easily. The possibilities are limitless. You need a general health evaluation and then targeted testing for anything that looks suspicious.
Numbness, tingling in feet, legs, hands sometimes face went to doc he didn't help. Starts suddenly at different times should I worry? My head xray was good.
Metabolic causes: Trace minerals, Magnesium, Calcium deficiencies may be causing this type of numbness. Improve your diet. Include daily nuts, fish & plenty of water. Refer drhoffman. Com for details. Supplements with magnesium, calcium & trace minerals need to be taken now.See 1 more doctor answer
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?
See your: Neurologist. A relapse is very likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Etiology?: There are many reasons why one can have numbness and tingling in the feet and legs. For example: diabetes is one, in this case you would be remiss if you are only seeing a chiropractor. If the numbness is from a radiculopathy (pressure on a nerve in the back) then a chiropractor could possibly help you. You need to definatively figure out why you have the numbness.See 1 more doctor answer
I'm having swelling mostly in ankle to toes. There's numbness in feet and legs. I have had numbness in legs all is below the knee. Some knots have come up on my calves but went away. I have researched and come up with DVT instead of leukocyclastic vasculi
See a doctor: You need to be examined and treated agressively for theses symptoms.
Neuropathy: This type of pain resembles pain due to a neuropathy, to confirm you should ha an EMG exam and others exams to identify the ethiology and give you some medicine to control the symptoms. The great majority of the times is due to diabetis, alcoholism or some other neurologycal problems.See 1 more doctor answer
That would depend: On what is causing it. If you find he etiology then that is how you treat the problem. So, is the numbness coming say from a back problem or a systemic disease like diabetes? Once, that is figured out then in the example I provided you try and control diabetes or you try and treat the herniated disc or radiculopathy in he back. So, finding the cause of the numbness is the plan. See your internist.See 2 more doctor answers
Numbness/ menopause: These symptoms are not the usually ones associated with low estrogen. Numbness in hands and feet may be a condition called peripheral neuropathy. Other conditions can also cause this. It is vaital that you see your physician for examinations to evaluate your situation and then advise you on proper treatment.See 1 more doctor answer
I started with pain in left hip 7 years ago. Know both hurt pain in legs and numbness in feet. Xrays all clean. Any suggestions?
Needs eval: Rheumatologist should be able to answer question
See a neurologist: Your numbness in the feet and legs may be related to lumbar nerve injury, peripheral neuropathy, etc. See a neurologist for a full evaluation including neurological exam. You may need to undergo additional diagnostic work-up including EMG/NCS or MRI. http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htmSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing leg pain badly redness with heat, numbness in feet and feels like string is around my toes. Blurry and or foggy vision, urinate often and when I do it is badly like got to go right then or feel like I'm going to wet myself?
Need to see phjysici: You need to see your physician. In trying to put this together consider infection, diabetes, urinary infection
Sciatic type pain down one or both legs and numbness in feet 4 years after t12 fracture. Could they be connected? Thank you
Could be: A severe t12 fracture could create pressure or damage to the nerve roots or even spinal cord, and create numbness into legs. Would expect that to come on right after fracture. Changes in ligaments and tissue around spine in time after fracture could also give radiating pain. Depends on the timing and severity of fracture. Worth seeing a physiatrist.See 1 more doctor answer
Having numbness in feet that radiate up to hips when getting out of the bath, tingling in my right arm and hand and excessive need to urinate. 38 yrs?
Numb feet: The signs you are describing of numb feet, tingling in hands and urge to urinate can be from Diabetes. You should be examined by a primary physicians who can run certain blood tests to rule it out. Other neuropathic and endocrine diseases can mimic this too. Don't hesitate to make an appointment.
Burning pain, numbness, in feet and toes. What is this, also chronic. Can hardly walk left knee givs out also?
Numbness: Burning, numbness, tingling can be caused by many things. Nerve damage can be mechanical (pinched nerve) or metabolic like diabetic neuropathies. Your doctor will have to evaluate the causes. The number one cause of parasthesias is diabetes. Elevated sugar levels cause damage to the covering of the nerve causing over stimulation of the nerve creating the burning and tingling.See 3 more doctor answers
After having odd tingling numbness feeling in hands feet and legs severe head pressure for over a week pressure isn't too bad but severe dizziness and lightheaded now along with tingling numbness. And idea why?
Severe dizziness: And lightheaded feeling warrants a medical visit. That is the priority now- please see a doc asap.See 1 more doctor answer
Do I have a vitamin B12 deficiency or MS? I'm 19, female with tingling, numbness in head/scalp, feet, legs, and hands. Muscle spasm? Anxiety maybe?
Most likely anxiety: Most likely anxiety but a good idea to get checked out by the physician and try to rule out some of those other possibilities
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