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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sugar, sugar: Sugar by any other name can still cause the same problems. If you are diabetic with an already high blood sugar, dextrose can cause those symptoms. If you have "rebound hypoglycemia" which occurs after a delay from sugar intake, you can also experience tingling. Get checked for glucose metabolism problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingling: It could be an electrolyte issue, have your doctor check a BMP level. Also it could be neuropathy from a compressed nerve, if this is a case the way to tel is by getting a EMG study. Also it could be a thyroid related problem, or a vitamin B12 defeciency, or worsening of diabetes. See your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to a concert, got punched hard in the side and now hands and feet won't stop tingling. Pain in back, hands, feet. Could getting hit be the cause?
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