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I've read that MS used to be checked (at least partially) with the "hot tub test." I've noticed my symptoms (dizziness, balance issues, numbness/tingling extremities) actually seem BETTER when I'm in a hot bath/shower. Mean anything or coincidence?

I've read that MS used to be checked (at least partially) with the "hot tub test." I've noticed my symptoms (dizziness, balance issues, numbness/tingling extremities) actually seem BETTER when I'm in a hot bath/shower. Mean anything or coincidence?

RESPONSE: Yes, in the past, prior to imaging advances, "Hot Bath" test was utilized to exacerbate patient symptoms to confirm diagnosis, but no longer used as was often false positive, and MRI supplanted. Occasional MS patients seem to do better in warmer environments, and some even do worse in cold weather. Thus, your responses are not indicative of definitive diagnosis. ...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 can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

Anxiety: These symptoms are characteristic of an acute anxiety reaction or hyperventilation syndrome. The symptoms are caused by blowing off too much carbon dioxide and can be reversed by rebreathing the exhaled air from a paper bag which replenishes some of the carbon dioxide. If you're experiencing these reactions often, stress management therapy would be helpful. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden tingling in all extremities all at once?

What are the causes of sudden tingling in all extremities all at once?

Many causes.: There are many potential causes, including, but not limited to, anxiety, hyperventilation, low blood pressure, low body temperature, diabetes and some neurologic diseases, such as multiple sclerosis. In view of the wide spectrum and variable possible treatments, a visit to ones doctor would be helpful. ...Read more

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Is a tingling sensation in extremities normal with bad seasonal allergies?

Is a tingling sensation in extremities normal with bad seasonal allergies?

No. : Tingling in the extremities is associated with metabolic abnormalities and neurologic maladies, but not allergy. ...Read more

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My symptoms are super tired (like have to go to bed early) occasional dizziness, tingling in extremities, sometimes. What's up?

My symptoms are super tired (like have to go to bed early) occasional dizziness, tingling in extremities, sometimes. What's up?

Many possibilities.: Get the following blood tests & Optimize: NMR lipoproteins (LDL should be very low, Large-HDL high most important), HbA1c <5.0%, TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) <1 mcU/mL, CMP (Complete Metabolic Panel, so called) & CBC (Complete Blood Count, so called) to start sorting out internal clues about what might be causing/related at a brain/body level. Study my answers, these issues on net, good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have celiacs disease with negative blood work. I have lost 30lbs, tired, tingling in all extremities at 21 years old. ?

Is it possible to have celiacs disease with negative blood work. I have lost 30lbs, tired, tingling in all extremities at 21 years old. ?

Yes but unlikely: The blood tests are pretty good though not perfect. There are multiple things that can explain weight loss and fatigue other than Celiac. Talk to your doctor to explore further. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed have normal a1c?

Feeling light headed dizzy tingling in extremities flushed  have normal a1c?

Hypoglycemia: It seems you have diabetes, if you are knowledgeable about your hemoglobin a1c. The symptoms you describe could be due to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), produced by a diabetes medication taken with too little food. Your a1c would be normal if you have frequent low blood sugar episodes. ...Read more

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Bp 120/135. Shortnes of breath. Complete numbnes of left arm. Tingling in my extremities. Dreaming sensation. Disoriented. But all symptoms lasted ?

Bp 120/135. Shortnes of breath. Complete numbnes of left arm. Tingling in my extremities. Dreaming sensation. Disoriented. But all symptoms lasted

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120/??: Not sure what your BP is since 120/135 is impossible. Tingling, dreamy feeling disorientation suggests hyperventilation but a toxic drug exposure could do it too. Numbness of the left arm, if brief, is most likely a compression neuropathy - so long as it resolves with movement. These are my immediate thoughts - if persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Gout? Beer 1X month, shellfish cause bodywide fasciculations, pain, and tingling of extremities. I do good on a low purine diet. No swelling or heat.

Gout? Beer 1X month, shellfish cause bodywide fasciculations, pain, and tingling of extremities. I do good on a low purine diet. No swelling or heat.

Gout: Gout usually effects one area of the body at a time usually only one joint area is effected sounds like you have something going on in both legs same time consider seeing a Rheumatologist for a work up and a allergist ...Read more

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What type(s) of food can cause tingling prickliness and itching in the extremities?

What type(s) of food can cause tingling prickliness and itching in the extremities?

Any: Any food that you have an allergy to can potentially give you this type of reaction. Try to pinpoint it. In the meantime take loratidine or certrizine to minimize the symptoms. ...Read more

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Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more