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What Causes Numbness Of The Arms And Legs
Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities?
It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs
Multiple: There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated, feel better. ...Read more
Can a slipped disc in neck cause numbness in my face, arms, and legs as well as leg weakness and altered gait and trouble walking?
See a physician: This sounds like something that needs to be looked at. You don't get facial numbness from a slipped disc or a herniated disc. Unlikely that symptoms would include the arms and legs as well as altered gait to the point of having trouble walking. This should be evaluated very soon by a physician. ...Read more
For the past week, my arms and legs have been getting a numb pain, on and off.And, dizziness, headaches, and, fatigue. What might cause this?
This warrants: medical evaluation. There can be a variety of causes. Take care. ...Read more
I have pain in my back, arms, and legs, along with shock-like pain and numbness what could be wrong?
I feel numbness to different parts of my body. Onset one week. Today i had sensation of pins in my arms and legs. What could be wrong with me?
I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?
Numbness: Are you anxious are feeling a lot of stress. The most common cause of numbness of hands and feet is anxiety with or without hyperventilation. Hyperventilation, repeated deep breaths, can occur in some people who just sigh a lot. If the numbness or tingling is constant and progressive, you need to see a doctor to evaluate for spinal cord or peripheral nerve problems (rare). ...Read more
Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?
Neuro-metabolic diso: If youjr doc can't figure it out go to the local university medical center. You just might be an interesting patient! There is a very long list in the differential here-i.e.the list of likely suspects. It could be neurological, metabolic, neurodegenerative, infectious. They only give us 400 spaces here.Look at google scholar or www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com. Good luck!! ...Read more
Sbeen having numbness in my arms and legs on and off for last few months. It happens when i sit or lay down. It's getting uncomfortable. Only 35.
Neurology: You are on thyroid medication, has your level been checked recently? If normal, maybe your doctor can recommend a neurologist to see. ...Read more
I am a 27 year old female and I am feeling heaviness in my chest back and numbness in my arms and legs, i also feel heaviness and pain in my arms & leg?
Chest tightness: Hi. Did this chest tightness begin recently? Whenever we hear about new onset of chest tightness our first concern is to rule out the possibility that it could be related to the heart. That is a priority! If that has not been checked out, you should go to the emergency room now to be evaluated. Once heart disease has been ruled out, then we can check for other causes. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: It could be a large number of things. See your doctor. ...Read more
Is there a reason why i lose/cut circulation in arms and legs really very fast? Have to change positions quickly bc can feel numbness coming on
Circulation: Numbness is not necessarily the result of poor circulation. It's unusual to have circulation problems involving both arms and legs unless you have some sort of systemic vascular disease such as vasculitis which is quite rare. Numbness can occur after assuming body posture that may temporarily compress the nerves/arteries but that quickly goes back to normal after you move. ...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
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