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What Causes Tingling In Legs And Feet
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuropathy/Vascular: The main causes of pins and needles are the following: neuropathy (usually from diabetes or alcohol use), impaired blood flow, or metabolic causes such as changes in calcium or magnesium. Some medications can cause pins and needles-a common medication would be topiramate. A neurologist would be able to help you by doing an exam, ordering blood tests and an EMG test. ...Read more
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
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
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
Many things: A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multifactorial: Sometimes it is simply positioning. If it only happens during certain activities (sitting a certain way) it is probably blood flow or nerve positioning related. If it is happening more and more and becoming progressive it could an early sign of a neurological disease process. See your regular doctor to help delineate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What causes shooting pain &a vibrating sensation in arms, legs, feet and hands, also a burning sensation in palms of hands&soles of feet?
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
Hyperventilation: Complaint of paresthesias in both upper extremities & peri-oral region of face is a non-physiologic/anatomic pattern of neural function/expression. More likely explanation is systemic metabolic changes in blood acid-base balance incited by hyperventilation. Underlying anxiety disorder is commonly primary cause in the symptom-arousing causal chain of these physiologic events. ...Read more
See details: It is impossible to know if you are describing joint or soft tissue pain and swelling. The causes depend on the specific areas involved. Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
What causes tingling numbness i legs, knees and feet? Alsobottom of feet ache..Left worse than right. I do have bursitis in hips and C7 herniated disc
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes of numbness in your legs and feet. I know nothing of your health but diabetes can cause this, vitamin B12 deficiency, herniated disc issues, local nerve entrapment, or what is called idiopathic peripheral neuropathy. This warrants evaluation by your physician. ...Read more
What can cause tingling to your mouth, legs, and feet? i have been feeling a pain in the middle of my back to with some stiffness early in the morning
Not a whole lot.....: ....will cause your symptoms in the MOUTH, legs, and feet all at once. Paresthesias can occur in and around the mouth during migraine heaaches but then, tingling and what not usually occurs in the fingers and toes...not generally lower extremities only. You need to be examined to see if the back pain ties to the feet. It for sure ain't gonna tie to the mouth. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with neuritis after a medication. Dr said no verve damage. Does neuritis get better? I have burning tingling in legs and feet
Depends: It isn't clear which medication and how this we diagnosed. There are different types of lesions which are acquired and affect nerves, and each has a different prognostic significance. Since you are seeing a doctor suggest you discuss expectations and therapeutic approaches. ...Read more
Back vs leg: "tingling and numbness" usually means a nerve is not functioning properly. Depending on what part of the leg is affected, it's possible that the nerve irritation is at the level of the back (nerve root) or a peripheral problem (nerve affected at the level of the leg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have leg tingling, pain, acking, soar, cold feet should I buy a brace if so for what part of the leg?
I am a teenager who has sharp, intense back pain and left foot and leg tingling. What could that mean?
Feet & lower left leg tingling. Fasting glucose 73 and hba1c 4.8%. Cbc normal, HIV neg 23 weeks after last possible exposure. Any ideas why tingling?
Burning and tingling in legs, feet, arms, and hands worse after eating chocolate. What could this be?
Neuropathy maybe: You will need a workup for your symptoms to include labs looking at kidney and thyroid function, sugar status, electrolytes, other vitamin and nutritional levels such as B12, folate, (folic acid) Vit. D, Calcium, Magnesium. Chocolate is causing an adverse reaction in your body not necessarily allergic. Look at this link: http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/f/food_additive_adverse_reaction_chocolate/intro.htm ...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
Nerve: This can be from nerve compression from a disk in the spine or arthritis. It can occur in patients with vascular disease of the leg. It can also occur with muscle spasms in the lower back causing associated tingling in the extremity. If it's bothersome enough, see your family md for eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain tumors: Brain tumor type, size, and location are responsible for the clinical symptoms and objective neurological signs. Tumors located in the sensory cortex of the brain can irritate the underlying cortex or grey matter and cause tingling. See your neurosurgeon to discuss the ongoing symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs). Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?
Suggestions: Yes, if sciatic is caught by buttock muscles, pain can simulate a pinched nerve from the back, BUT you describe issues in "legs", and the bilaterality causes some concern regarding lumbar stenosis vrs peripheral neuropathy. First, get diagnosis confirmed, then if appropriate, try physical therapy or osteopathy. ...Read more
At 39 had arm/leg tingling, dizziness; docs Dx as herniated disks. Since then feels like I've grown 3 inches taller. Could tests, anything cause that?
Physical Therapy for Shoulder. Exercise that stretches Neck causes nerve tingling in legs. She said this is not possible and ignored me. Any thought?
Not as 2 cause-: -but stop doing it & make appt 2 C a neurologist . ...Read more
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