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Can low estrogen levels (menopause) cause numbness in feet, legs, face, back?

Can low estrogen levels (menopause) cause numbness in feet, legs, face, back?

Numbness/ menopause: These symptoms are not the usually ones associated with low estrogen. Numbness in hands and feet may be a condition called peripheral neuropathy. Other conditions can also cause this. It is vaital that you see your physician for examinations to evaluate your situation and then advise you on proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. John Baker
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Numbness In Feet (Definition)

Numbness in feet is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli on the feet and can be a sign of damage to nerves ...Read more


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Can chiropractors help with numbness in feet and legs?

Can chiropractors help with numbness in feet and legs?

Etiology?: There are many reasons why one can have numbness and tingling in the feet and legs. For example: diabetes is one, in this case you would be remiss if you are only seeing a chiropractor. If the numbness is from a radiculopathy (pressure on a nerve in the back) then a chiropractor could possibly help you. You need to definatively figure out why you have the numbness. ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor help with numbness in feet and legs? I'll try it if you think it helps.

Can a chiropractor help with numbness in feet and legs?  I'll try it if you think it helps.

Yes: If the numbness is due to a structural problem where your spin or hips are out of alignment, chiropractic treatment should help. ...Read more

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Other leg pain buring in legs pinand needlesand numbness in feet?

Other leg pain buring in legs pinand needlesand numbness in feet?

Neuropathy: This type of pain resembles pain due to a neuropathy, to confirm you should ha an EMG exam and others exams to identify the ethiology and give you some medicine to control the symptoms.The great majority of the times is due to diabetis, alcoholism or some other neurologycal problems. ...Read more

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What is effective for numbness in feet & toes & legs?

That would depend : On what is causing it. If you find he etiology then that is how you treat the problem.So, is the numbness coming say from a back problem or a systemic disease like diabetes? Once, that is figured out then in the example i provided you try and control diabetes or you try and treat the herniated disc or radiculopathy in he back. So, finding the cause of the numbness is the plan. See your internist. ...Read more

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Severe predominate numbness in feet & legs. Double Lumbar Fusion w/hardware 4 yrs ago. Options?

Severe predominate numbness in feet & legs. Double  Lumbar Fusion w/hardware 4 yrs ago. Options?

See a neurologist: Your numbness in the feet and legs may be related to lumbar nerve injury, peripheral neuropathy, etc. See a neurologist for a full evaluation including neurological exam. You may need to undergo additional diagnostic work-up including EMG/NCS or MRI. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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Numbness in feet and legs when exercising. Diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Is this the cause?

Numbness in feet and legs when exercising.  Diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Is this the cause?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a condition that basically consists of a "short circuited " misfire of your peripheral nervous system.It is a tricky diagnosis to make from a clinical point of you.Likewise treatment range from narcotic pain meds to anti neuropathy agents such as lyrica. I suggest getting a second opinion before starting any treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Constant muscle spasms 4 month entire body mostly legs and back tingling numbness in feet fatigue painful muscle cramps also pars defect l5- the cause

Constant muscle spasms 4 month entire body mostly legs and back tingling numbness in feet fatigue painful muscle cramps also pars defect l5- the cause

Spinal stenosis: A pars defect, may be associated with a spondyloslisthesis or slip of the vertebrae and if so may cause muscle spasms, pinched nerves, radiculopathy, and ultimately disability and neuorological injury. Needs appropriate evaluation to define recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

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