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Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Tingling numbness in hands and legs. Any meds that can cause that?

Many: In neurology practices topamax (topiramate) is probably the commonest one to do so. Beta blockers, cancer chemotherapy drugs, excess vitamin b6 are also some of the causes. Look online at a drug's prescribing information, also known as "package insert", for more details about any particular drug's side-effects. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more


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What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

What can cause a tingling sensation in hands and feet, but no numbness?

Mild neuropathy?: Sometimes irritated nerves cause tingling, normally in the toes and feet, sometimes in the hands. Tingling or burning is a symptom of neuropathy, but it does not clinch the diagnosis. High blood sugar and deficient vitamin B12 are common causes of a symptom like this. Be sure you are checked out for causes of neuropathy. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling sensations in the hands and feet when you are high from smoking pot?

What can cause tingling sensations in the hands and feet when you are high from smoking pot?

Not typical: My best guess is that it is a variant of hyperventilation syndrome. As a result of relaxing your respiratory rate doesn't adequately slow. This related to chronic anxiety and CO2 escapes and your blood becomes more alkaline and paresthesias occur. I advise getting professional evaluation & support for anxiety. I suspect a variant of PTSD if not overt PTSD. ...Read more

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Is there anything besides carpal tunnel that can cause an electrical feeling in your hands and forearms

Is there anything besides carpal tunnel that can cause an electrical feeling in your hands and forearms

See Neurologist: Yes, carpal tunnel is specific to median nerve compression. If the ulnar nerve is compressed at the wrist(guyon tunnel) or at the elbow(cubital tunnel) then patients can have symptoms related to that. Other causes could be related to nerves being pinched in the neck area and these are called radiculopathies. In some patients diabetes or thyroid disease can cause symptoms. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can heart pain that goes to the arms and causes numbing in arms and hands be a problem?

Can heart pain that goes to the arms and causes numbing in arms and hands be a problem?

Certainly: Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack. Women, in particular, often describe back pain when experiencing a heart attack. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing these symptoms. ...Read more

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What can anxiety cause? Can it cause.Muscle spasms .Vision change.Acne and tingling in the hands and feet..Ibs even?

What can anxiety cause? Can it cause.Muscle spasms .Vision change.Acne and tingling in the hands and feet..Ibs even?

Possible: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, distorted vision, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. See your dr. To rule out any underlying medical causes to your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in both lower arms and legs? NOT hands and feet. Persistent for 3 weeks. Also when sitting or resting. No loss of sensation.

What can cause tingling in both lower arms and legs? NOT hands and feet. Persistent for 3 weeks. Also when sitting or resting. No loss of sensation.

Tricky: Ok, there's two main distributions of nerve problems: outward along an (injured) nerve or inward from the tips of (sick) nerves. Nerve problems in the middle of limbs.. all four....would not be a regular nerve distribution. Muscle weakness from electrolytes (K, Ca, Mag), sick muscles. No, not fitting with standard patterns. Neurologist would be a specialist in this sort of condition. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in face and mouth as well as arms but doesn't cause numbness. Also dry mouth. I'm not anxious. And no numbness at all.

What causes tingling in face and mouth as well as arms but doesn't cause numbness. Also dry mouth. I'm not anxious. And no numbness at all.

? nerve compression: Not sure, but you may have problems with your neck, which the MRI should show. Also, on BP meds, dry mouth, are you snoring?, have you gained wt? This is not easy to answer but certainly deserves to be evaluated with a good history and pe to start. ...Read more

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Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Can Neuropathy be related also for tingling, crawling sensation in head or only for hands and legs?

Diffuse neuropathy: Neuropathy has many caused and usually involves the limbs but many conditions with associated neuropathy can manifest diffusely such as in diabetes. ...Read more

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What conditions that could lead to numbness and tingling in the nose and mouth?

What conditions that could lead to numbness and tingling in the nose and mouth?

Nose & mouth numb: Numbness and tingling in the nose and mouth are likely from something interfering with the nerve the provides sensation to the area. This can be from infection, swelling or irritation of the nerve. The nerve may be pinched or compressed by swelling in the adjacent area. Please see you primary provider or ear nose and throat (otolaryngology) specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can tingling in arms or legs be symptoms of diabetes?

Can tingling in arms or legs be symptoms of diabetes?

Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness of the hands and legs and weakness all over?

What can cause numbness of the hands and legs and weakness all over?

Several potentials: Assuming this is bilateral and symmetrical, there may be a peripheral neuropathy. However, spinal cord compression in the neck can cause this. Rarely, ms might present in this fashion. Since there are multiple underlying causes, it is best to see your physician, and obtain a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Any std's that cause neuropathy? Tingling in the leg, toroso and head.

HIV &Herpes: The virus that causes hiv, in particular, can cause extensive damage to the peripheral nerves. Often, the progression of the disease can actually be tracked according to the specific type of neuropathy the patient develops. Painful polyneuropathy affecting the feet and hands can be one of first clinical signs of HIV infection. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in hands and fingers?

What can cause numbness in hands and fingers?

Numbness: Numbness involving hands and fingers can be caused by various conditions, most commonly carpal tunnel syndrome, other causes may include other upper extremity nerve injuries (such as a pinched nerve in the elbow); a pinched nerve in the neck can also cause numbness in hands/fingers. Best to discuss with your md for an exam. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more