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What causes hands and feet to tingle?

What causes hands and feet to tingle?

Many possibilities: Tingling in the hands and feet at the same time can occur with hyperventilation (can be mild enough that you cannot tell you are hyperventilating; occurs with anxiety), & peripheral neuropathy (nerve disease). Peripheral neuropathy has many possible causes including diabetes & autoimmune diseases (eg lupus). Could be 2 different things at once; e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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What causes tingling in hands and feet?

What causes tingling in hands and feet?

Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's). ...Read more

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What causes cold hands and feet?

What causes cold hands and feet?

See details: If the skin of the hands turn blue or blanch with the cold exposure then raynaud's disease is the likely cause. ...Read more

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What causes your ankles and hands to swell?

A # of things: There are a number of things that can cause this. Electrolyte imbalances or rheumatoid arthritis are two possibilities. Go to your primary care physician to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes your feet and legs to swell?

What causes your feet and legs to swell?

Get checked: Swelling in the legs and ankles can be caused by multiple things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in hands and feet?

What causes swelling in hands and feet?

Depends where swell: It depends if the swelling is in the joints, or the entire hand and foot is this the same in each. Most commonly the swelling in the feet is edema. There is unilateral swelling in reflex dystrophy and s3pe. If the individual joints are swollen this can suggest polyarthritis like rheuamtoid arthritis. There are a variety of other causes depnding where the swelling is and its intensity. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands and feet to be numb?

Few causes: A systemic disease like diabetes. Side effects of certain medications or chemotherapy treatments.. One can have carpal tunnel in the hands and tarsal tunnel in the feet. There can be herniated discs in the spine irritating the nerves to the distal extremites. This is a condition that warrants a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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What causes pain your feet, legs and hands?

What causes pain your feet, legs and hands?

Could be many things: It is worth getting evaluated by your primary care. Pain in the extremities could be due to poor blood flow from a variety of things, nerve problems in the small fibers or even some more concerning problems. ...Read more

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What can cause my hands and toes to always feel cold?

What can cause my hands and toes to always feel cold?

There is a : Difference between feeling cold and being cold. If they feel cold but are not this could be neuropathy, if they are cold it may be a circulatory issue like a Raynaud's type phenomena. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the red hands and tingling?

Possibities: Color change may be Raynaud's, tingling may be vascular or carpal tunnel syndrome. See a hand specialist for further answers. ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to sometimes fall asleep?

What causes hands and feet to sometimes fall asleep?

Numbness: When hands and feet intermittently fall asleep, the first thought should be a circulation problem such as when an individual falls asleep on their arms or legs. This causes mechanical obstruction of blood flow. A second common cause is anxiety or panic attacks. While neurological problems are a small possibility, it is unlikely that a singe neurological problem would effect both arms & both legs. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

Neuropathy: Can be from a problem in the back like a herniated disc etc or a systemic disease, in some vitamin deficiencies, chemotherapy treatments etc. ...Read more

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What can cause shaky hands and tingling fingers?

What can cause shaky hands and tingling fingers?

See below: The tingling in the fingers can be from a peripheral problem like carpal tunnel syndrome or a central one like a cervical radiculopathy. The shaky hands is a little less specific. It could be related to some central neurologic problem such as parkinsons or other problems in the head. I would seen the neurologist to evaluate the tremors and possible undergo a workup for both symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes iching of hands and feet?

What causes iching of hands and feet?

Many possibilitis: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more