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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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I had tingling in my left hand for about a week then my left foot became tingly and now the left side of my face what is it please?

I had tingling in my left hand for about a week then my left foot became tingly and now the left side of my face what is it please?

Difficult Question: I would advise that you go see your doc for a complete history and physical. They may want to also do some blood work to check for the cause of your symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why does my left foot swell off and om suddenly and turn purple when standing, i also get tingling /numbness in fingers on left hand?

Why does my left foot swell off and om suddenly and turn purple when standing, i also get tingling /numbness in fingers on left hand?

Need more informatio: Turning purple maybe acrocyanosis. This can be normal and physiologic. The swelling may be vascular but we need more information ...Read more

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What can cause left hand tingling and wrist pain?

What can cause left hand tingling and wrist pain?

Carpal tunnel: This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist. If the symptoms are mild you can consider an injection of cortisone or splinting. If the symptoms are more sever surgery is the only option. ...Read more

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Left hand tingling and wrist pain. Do I use a wrist splint on it?

Left hand tingling and wrist pain. Do I use a wrist splint on it?

Determine cause: While many of your friends may be quick to diagnose this as carpal tunnel, you should seek evaluation to determine if this needs testing prior to splinting. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

Variable: Nerve or vascular compression from neck, shoulder area, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers. ...Read more

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I am having some minor chest pains that runs down my left arm, also with my left hand tingling. I am a 57 year old female. What do you think this is?

I am having some minor chest pains that runs down my left arm, also with my left hand tingling.  I am a 57 year old female.  What do you think this is?

Emergency room: The are symptoms concerning for a cardiac event. You need to be evaluated by a qualified health professional emergently. ...Read more

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I have my left hand tingling (it has been 3 days) and today my eye is red) what is the problem ? And are the 2 symptoms related ?

I have my left hand tingling (it has been 3 days) and today my eye is red) what is the problem ? And are the 2 symptoms related ?

Red eye: There are over 100 causes of red eye...Including dry eye...Pinkeye...Allergies...Corneal ulcer....The tingling is probably not related....Call your primary doctor for a checkup. ...Read more

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Left arm ache, left hand tingling, pain with deep breath left scapula and left anterior chest wall. Worse with lying down and activity of L UE. ?

Left arm ache, left hand tingling, pain with deep breath left scapula and left anterior chest wall. Worse with lying down and activity of L UE. ?

Not online: Hard to judge these things online but it might be serious. You should at least go to an urgent care today or call your primary for advice. ...Read more

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Why left hand and left foot swell?

Why left hand and left foot swell?

Unilateral swelling : The symptoms reported are vague and a doctors visit is recommended to help sort this out. Swelling to a doctor could mean swelling, edema, synovitis, lymphadenopathy, etc. The fact that its unilateral is interesting. With history of cat allergy as listed in your profile, angioedema comes to mind, which can cause swelling attacks and not always symmetric. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes left hand and left foot to swell?

What causes left hand and left foot to swell?

There could be an: Obstruction or external compression of the venous and/or lymphatic circulation impairing the return flow of blood and lymph into the heart/ central circulation. It maybe a sign of tumor, blood clot, cellullitis etc take care! http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=sudden-numbness-or-weakness-on-one-side-of-body%7cswelling&symptomids=225%7c5&locations=52%7c52. ...Read more

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Tingling in left hand and toes. Now a few days later tingling in both feet and not in hands. What could cause this?

Tingling in left hand and toes. Now a few days later tingling in both feet and not in hands. What could cause this?

Need more specifics: Do you have any systemic illness or diseases? When does this happen? Is it constant? What helps it go away? Are there any aggravating factors? Have you ever had this prior to the recent incident? Were you laying down or in a position where your left side was facing downwards? ...Read more

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Headaches, front of head, all day. Random tingling in left hand and foot. Single twitches in left shoulder, hand, leg, and foot. What is going on?

Headaches, front of head, all day. Random tingling in left hand and foot. Single twitches in left shoulder, hand, leg, and foot. What is going on?

Probably ok: Based on your age, there's probably nothing to worry about. However, i would see your doctor and ask to be referred to a neurologist for an exam. He will probably order an MRI of the brain to double check for any problems (if your exam is entirely normal, he may not order any testing, but just monitor your symptoms). ...Read more

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Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

Is left hand and foot tingling usually serious?

I would see: A doctor it's a sign of neuropathy. Potentially you could lose motor function as well. That would make it serious for me. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

Tingling: This is serious condition, i would recommend you see your pcp as soon as you can. There are many conditions that can cause this presentation, from stroke, to migrane headache, metabolic conditions and even multiple sclerosis.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause the top of my left foot, and my left hand to swell… but not my right foot and hand?

What would cause the top of my left foot, and my left hand to swell… but not my right foot and hand?

A Puzzler: Stroke is known to cause one-sided foot and hand swelling (edema). Edema limited to hand and foot on 1-side is nervous system effect. If you did not have stroke, is your headache migraine? If you have migraine, is there connection between edema and headache? Why are you taking stimulants vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and adderal? A condition called idiopathic edema is treated with stimulants. Might be related. ...Read more

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Tingling in left foot and hand for past few hours?

Tingling in left foot and hand for past few hours?

Probably benign: If it lasted a few hours and went away it may have come from an uncomfortable position that irritated a nerve. If it becomes a recurrent problem you must make an appt with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Tingling in left foot and hand. eMG did not show anything. But now also tingling in right hand and foot and face. ?

Tingling in left foot and hand. eMG did not show anything. But now also tingling in right hand and foot and face. ?

Uncertain : Tingling mesas consider that this is neurologic or nerve pain. However there are also causes of tingling that are not neurologic. The most common one to think of is paresthesias. You can discuss this with your physician and see if that is the issue ...Read more

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For the last three days my left hand and and left foot has been hurting.. It comes and goes. Its a throbbing pain. What could this be?

For the last three days my left hand and and left foot has been hurting.. It comes and goes. Its a throbbing pain. What could this be?

L hand & L foot: pain. Are you doing work of some sort or a workout that stresses those parts of your body? Arthritis? It is important for you to see your doctor. He/she will determine the cause, which may be different for the hand and foot. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my left hand. Mostly in my fore finger. I have had it for a few weeks now. I also have swelling in my left foot and pain in my lef?

I have swelling in my left hand. Mostly in my fore finger. I have had it for a few weeks now.  I also have swelling in my left foot and pain in my lef?

Could be arthritis: You need to ask your physician to have you see a rheumatologist. There are over 150 types of arthritis and a rheumatologist can help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left foot keeps getting a tearing electrical pain down the center lasting 1-3 minutes almost everyday.my hands are numb and tingling up to the elbo?

My left foot keeps getting a tearing electrical pain down the center lasting 1-3 minutes almost everyday.my hands are numb and tingling up to the elbo?

You need: a complete evaluation starting with your Primary Care Provider. The numbness is probably not associated with your leg pain but both symptoms may be from pressure on the nerves in your SPINE!!!! (called "Radiculopathy")
See your PCP who may refer you to a Neurologist or a Spine expert!
Hope this helps
Good Luck
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