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What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.

What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.

Many causes: Most common causes of numbness in the hands& feet (for all comers) is going to be diabetes mellitus. However, many other metabolic conditions can cause this condition as well as nutritional deficiences, demyelinating conditons of the brain/spinal cord, chemo/radiation therapy, excessive alcohol use, and as Sonny Bono used to say, "And the Beat Goes On." Check with your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

Hand numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's hand has decreased sensation. Numbness can be ...Read more


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Does hydrocephalus cause numbness in hands and feet?

Does hydrocephalus cause numbness in hands and feet?

Medications?: The medications taken for normal pressure hydrocephalus (acetalozamide) often causes tingling and numbness in the hands, feet and lips. ...Read more

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Can sinus or allergies cause numbness in hands and feet?

Can sinus or allergies cause numbness in hands and feet?

Look for other cause: These do not usually cause numbness in the hands or feet. There are a number of other causes, especially diagnoses such as diabetes or other metabolic or hormonal disorders including thyroid problems. If these are happening regularly and are not from resting on a nerve, you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is Numbness in hands and feet normal for ebv positive patients?

Is Numbness in hands and feet normal for ebv positive patients?

Not likely: There are many causes for hand/foot numbness and a physician will need much more information about you and to perform a neurological exam to begin to diagnose the cause. EBV is very common. It can cause different diseases (such as mono or lymphoma). Numbness is not specific to EBV and many people have EBV that do not have numbness; so I would not suspect a direct relationship without more info ...Read more

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I am very tense in back of neck and numbness in hands and feet. What can I do for this numbness?

I am very tense in back of neck and numbness in hands and feet. What can I do for this numbness?

Neck pain that is : Constant and constant numbness in the hands or feet id suggest considering that there may be a neurological cause for this such as nerve root irritation due to a variety of sources. Or cervical spine nerve compression. The nerve roots that come together to form the major nerves in your arm also give supply to neck muscles. Seek medical attention . Talk to your pcp first /consider a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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