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Tingling Arm Leg
Likely ansiety: Any symptoms that has lasted this long should be evaluated in person by your physician. Check thyroid, hormones, electrolytes, your iron specially if you have heavy menses, your B12 level and rule out mitral valve prolapse. Then if normal, cut out any alcohol and caffeine in your diet and stay well hydrated. If dizziness means room spinning, then you need to see an ent. ...Read more
Reoccurring one sided tingling left arm leg face. Back again today with goosebumps on left arm. Normal MRIs nerve conduction eeg and mra. Cause?
I have been having right sided face tingling, left arm leg weakness, and blurry vision in my right eye, had 2 mild strokes, should I be concerned?
YES: You need to be seen and evaluated immediately! Go to the er! ...Read more
Unclear: What this could be, but if you are on oral contraceptives or have high blood pressure or have overexerted yourself, for example by power lifting, it could possibly represent a blood clot or another form of stroke. You should get an exam by a clinician to be sure it is not. Also if you have had any injury, your neck needs to be checked for any damage. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: A disc bulge in the neck can catch the spinal cord and nerves. Lower back disc bulges do not cause arm symptoms. ...Read more
At 39 had arm/leg tingling, dizziness; docs Dx as herniated disks. Since then feels like I've grown 3 inches taller. Could tests, anything cause that?
Can herniated discs cause dizziness, arm/leg tingling? Blood work, nerve tests, MRIs, neuro exams all normal. That was the only Dx neurologists found.
Herniated discs: Disc herniations are a cause arm and leg tingling, but dizziness would not be directly attributable to a herniation. But pain can be described in many ways, so it is possible that your herniation is causing your other symptoms. If it has been over 6 weeks, try an epidural steroid injection. If your dizziness and extremity symptoms improve, then the herniation is likely causing your symptoms. ...Read more
22 yo female. Second time within a year I am experiencing cold/weakness and tingling in left arm and leg with jaw ache. Tests show everything is fine?
WHICH tests are fine: Which tests do mean are fine? And is this a feeling that suddenly comes on without warning? Does it build? Is it only there for less than 2-3 seconds or does it linger minutes to hours? Any other symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pounding, sweating? If you'd like to set up a consultation feel free to let me up at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
My mother is having sudden left-sided muscle weakness with double vision and tingling in her arm and leg? What could this possibly be?
Call MD asap: People with sudden onset of weakness and numbness on one side of the body raise a strong concern for possible stroke, particularly when associated with possible brainstem signs of double vision. Early evaluation and/or treatment is very important to prevent worsening of deficits and/or possible treatment. ...Read more
Are arm/leg tingling & dizziness esp in public places symptoms of acromegaly? No other issues like enlarged features, fatigue, oily skin, voice change
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conceivably, due to consequences of soft tissue enlargement. Unless there is some hidden genetic or polyendrocrine syndrome agenda, acromegally would not be among the first things most would think of. In any case a normal IGF-1 level can be relied on to eliminate the possiblity of excess growth hormone. ...Read more
I have upper arm tingling and some leg tingling only on right side been six with carpal tunnel. However hands don't hurt or feel numb?
What is the Question: You may have much more dangerous symptoms tha from carpal tunnel, . Youmust get checked promptly. ...Read more
Mini-strokes? How do they get diagnosed. I have been throughly worked up, cat scans, blood work, etc. Only thing diag is slightly high cholesterol. I daily get severe headaches, blurred vision in one or both eyes, numbness/tingling in arm/leg, can think w
These: These are very difficult to diagnose and your symptoms could also be due to other neurologic causes such as complicated migraines. If symptoms occur affecting both sides of the body then your physician should consider obtaining ane echocardiogram to see if there might be any source coming from your heart. Also there is a test called transcranial doppler which can look to see if there are any small clots moving through the arteries running to the brain. ...Read more
I have a ChaRi Malformation that was fixed 12 years ago. I still experience some headaches and numbness. Lately though when ever I sneeze I get numbness and tingling down my arm legs and torso. Could this be compression in the area.
Concerning: New symptoms like you are describing should be evaluated by your neurosurgeon. Please go see them ASAP ...Read more
DVT in left calf diagnosed a week ago. On Lovenox (2x day) and 5mg Coumadin (warfarin). Experiencing left sided tingling in leg, arm and head (slight headache too). Is this a side affect from meds?
Blood thinners: Headaches are not a usual side effect of Coumadin (warfarin). If this is a new headache or a variation of the usual headaches then seek medical attention to make sure there is no bleeding in the brain. The risk of bleeding is low (1.5%) but headaches are a concern that needs medical attention. ...Read more
Feeling exhausted, weak, knee stiffness, heaviness, tingling right leg & arm Aches in joints. Thyroid & iron test ok. Who can I ask to refer me to?
Docs stumped. Periods of dizziness, hard to focus visually, wake up panicky, arm/leg tingling. Neuro exams, blood work, MRIs, audio all normal. Ideas?
Oxygen?: I'm really stretching, but a sleep study came to mind since you mention 'wake' up' as the time frame. Apnea can be an issue. Also, the symptoms could be separate. So an eye exam could help that one alone. An oxygen meter for finger may show it low on waking - that may help Dx. Best wishes! ...Read more
Carpel tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one possibility. Usually the numbness is felt in the thumb, second, 'third and the inside of the fourth finger. In carpal tunnel the median nerve is squeezed and this causes the numbness. Other neurologic conditions can also cause numbness such as pinched nerves in the neck, shoulder, or along the arm. When you are evaluated, these are conditions that will be looked for. ...Read more
Every few days to weeks I'm getting tingling down my left side (face, arm, leg). 8 times in total, today it's the same but on right. Am I have tia's?
Anxiety: Numbness like thus is how your body is experiencing your stressed breathing. You are either breathing too shallow or too rapidly. These symptoms are a sign that you are not managing your anxieties well. ...Read more
Why does the entire left side hurt from my neck down tomy leg and left arm. Going on for 3wks. I have a weird tingling sensation and only my left side?
Mononeuritis mulripl: The most common cause of your symptoms, is a condition known as mononeuritis multiplex this is a condition, in which there is inflammation of multiple nerves, I believe to be due to a virus. I would sit in a relative. I mean, I would see a neurologist. It usually responds to the course of prednisone. I meant, it usually responds to a course of prednisone ...Read more
Lay on sofa watching TV and got sudden discomfort and tingling down right side of body, especially arm and neck (neck also stiff) but all down leg too?
TIngling: Rule out the worst first...Make sure you do not have diabetes. If you are sure you do not, keep a diary of symptoms, what makes it better or worse, are there times of the day or night it is especially bad (or good). Then bring this information to your primary care doctor to help. ...Read more
Most likely: Although tingling could be secondary to a medication reaction (topirimate), or periodically due to hyperventilation, be cognizant of the fact that persistent symptoms most likely are heralding the development of a peripheral nerve syndrome, which needs attention. Recommend having your doctor evaluate all of this. Less likely might be spinal pathology in neck or ms. ...Read more
Most likely spinal: Although peripheral neuropathy can cause the symptoms, arm symptoms are usually less than leg symptoms. If arm and leg symptoms are pretty equal, the problem could be either coming from brainstem or upper spinal cord problems. Nutritional deficiencies, like low blood calcium can do this too. ...Read more
Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia may result from poor circulation, nerve irritation, neuropathy, or many other conditions and causes. There is no known long-term physical effect from paresthesia (although its underlying conditions may have various effects). See your local doctor for help with this condition. ...Read more
Stroke?: Go to make sure that it is not a stroke! Don't wait....! ...Read more