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What Causes Numbness In Hands And Feet To Spread To Arms And Legs
Swelling in hands and feet. Uti and sunburn on legs, shoulders, back and feet? Can the sunburn cause me to retain water in my hands leg and feet?
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
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
Foot swelling: What can cause feet & ankles to swell: there are many causes, but in a person in the 30s age group, this could be from an inherent weakness in the lymphatic circulation, causing impairment in drainage so fluids build up in the feet & ankles with prolonged standing or walking. The tingling burning sensation that comes with the foot swelling is due to sensory nerve impingemt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cervical spondylosis: Many causes: a) peripheral neuropathies produced by diabetes b) toxic neuropathies produces by chemotherapeutic agents; c) arthritis of the neck producing compressions of the nerve roots; d) hyperventilation and anxiety. It can be a benign symptom but i would recommend to see a neurologist to exclude common causes of neuropathy or neck pathology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve compression: Some kind od pressure on superficial nerves could cause that. Could be at wrist like eatly carpet tunnel. That does not affect legs. Need to see a doc if it occurrs daily. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you also get tingling/pins and needles in your arms, legs, neck, hands, feet and face due to sinus infection/headache?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydrocephalus: Muscle spasms & incoordination more common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Let me explain: Peripheral neuropathy, a result of nerve damage, often causes numbness and pain in your hands and feet. People typically describe the pain of peripheral neuropathy as tingling or burning, while they may compare the loss of sensation to the feeling of wearing a thin stocking or glove. Causes. Alcoholism autoimmune diseases diabetes exposure to poisons trauma or pressure on the nerve. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Persistant tingling/numbness in hands and feet moving up legs and arms now. Left side of face numb for 3 days. History of gbs im pretty sure from exp. I am having a relapse. Go for emg today. Thouhts?
See your : Neurologist. A relapse is very likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
My ANA levels are high i took the lupus test it was at a 5 but i still have pains , tingling, numbness in hands, feet, arms, legs. Told me fibromyalga
Question?: I am not sure what you are asking. The ANA is a screening test for lupus but can be seen in numerous other diseases and in people who have no disease. I assume the lupus test you mention is a dna antibody. This test does not have to positive to have lupus. Finally, about 30% of lupus patients also have fibromyalgia. See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more
Occ. tingling/numbness in hands & feet. Blood tests,MRI, EEG normal. EMG of legs/feet(normal) EMG of arms(mild CTS,pinched nerves) What could this be?
See details: It is impossible to be specific without being able to perform a neurologic evaluation in person. Have you seen a neurologist yet? If not, see one. If you have, ask that doctor, ...Read more
I am experiencing foot tingling, leg tingling, hand tingling and arms tingling. The following also describe me: Nerve pain, Leg numbness, Hand numbness, Numbness or tingling, Finger tingling, and Arm numbness. What should I do?
Tingle & Num: It is important to get this checked by your doctor. If something neurological he/she can help you identify and treat it. You may be referred to a neurologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have had numbness in my arms and legs and sometimes in my hands and feet what could becausing this?
Lots of possiblities: Numbness could be from diabetes, thyroid disorders, vitamin B12 deficiency, spinal nerves and back problems are some of the more common reasons. I would recommend you work with your doctor and find out the reason. He may send you to a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible for a ncv to miss nerve damage done in arms by gbs if main problem are my legs but do have marked numbness in hands and face? My ins. Only covered my arms to be done.
Rephrase but I think: You are asking about nerveconductiontests?I don't understand gbs.Nctests only measure damage to the large nerves in the nerve bundles. Those nerves handle touch, pressure. Thin nerves (pain) don't show up in these tests. Only a biopsy shows thin nerve damage &this is rarely done. ...Read more
I am experiencing lower leg pain, cold feet & hands and foot & hand numbness. I think I may have acrocyanosis but im not 100% sure?
Symptoms: There are many conditions that can result in the symptoms you describe. Please do not indulge in self diagnosis. In order to arrive at the appropriate treatment plan, a differential diagnosis must be accomplished. See your General Physician for evaluation and then either treatment or referral. ...Read more
Headaches. Random numbness in hands, feet, arm, leg, face and back. Urinary & digestive track issues. Vision focus issues. Pain behind eyes. Ms?
Recently I've been having pains up and down my limbs. Muscle or nerve idk. Plus muscle twitches surface and deep. Plus numbness in hands. Is it ALS?
See neurologist: You need a neurologic evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
What can cause temporary paralysis in one leg or arm at a time
what can cause temporary unconsciousness
what can cause instant hand or leg numbness
what can cause instant, temporary swelling in the leg, foot, arm, hand
what cause sudden immobility?
Many possibilities: Paroxymal weakness, numbness and altered level of consciousness are all suggestive of a central nervous system disorder. The altered awareness may suggest seizure like events. The periodic weakness, paralysis and numbness of limbs may suggest a warning of a stroke. You should seek formal neurologic evaluation. ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause Numbness and weakness that comes and go on the right arm/hand and right leg/foot? Also, pain in the shoulder blade/bicep.
Yes: Numbness and weakness in the right upper and lower extremities may indicate nerve compression at the level of the spine. MRI and EMG could localize and prognosticate a compressive neuropathy and would give guidance to appropriate treatment options. Consult with a physical medicine and rehabilition specialist would be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows. ?
Hello! I've been having cramps in my feet, legs, hands and arms for the past 2-3 weeks along with tingling and numbness. What's your advice?
Simple or Not.: Having cramping, numbness and tingling in all four extremities would best be considered after a thorough exam and evaluation. The symptoms can be caused by a multiple of reasons that must be considered and eliminated. Having these symptoms for only 2-3 weeks does not necessarily mean the underlying cause has not existed longer. Start with a primary care physician, then possibly, a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
33y male, on again/off again dull ache/numbness in both arms, legs, hands, feet. Had full round of bloodwork and nerve tests, all negative results.
Ache in limbs: Glad to hear your saw your MD and that test results are good. Please continue to stay in touch w/doc. Also consider seeing a licensed nutritionist or other certified natural health provider. Dietary changes, detox, and lifestyle changes may all be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I think I have damaged my sciatic nerve, I don't know how but I have random tingling and numbness in my feet, legs, arms and hands. Why could this be?
See your doctor: The sciatic nerve is actually a bundle of nerves that starts in the low back and supplies the lower extremities only. Numbness and tingling of both feet, arms, and hands is not consistent with a sciatic condition. See your family doctor or internist to find the cause of your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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