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What Causes Tingling In Your Arms Or Legs A Skin Issue Or A Nerves Issue
Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia may result from poor circulation, nerve irritation, neuropathy, or many other conditions and causes. There is no known long-term physical effect from paresthesia (although its underlying conditions may have various effects). See your local doctor for help with this condition. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Can tingling of feet, hands, sore back be a neurology problem like damaged nerves? Or an underlaying disease?
Yes: tingling of hands and feet means that there is irritation of the peripheral nerves, we call this a neuropathy. Most neuropathies that are acquired are due to an immune attack on ther peripheral nerves. Conditons like lupus, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis make one more prone to neuropathy.and are treatable. ...Read more
Can a venous pathology or a venous clot cause a leg to feel colder or is temperature of the legs only related to issues in the arteries?
Experiencing whole body numbness for a second time. Can this be caused by a pinched nerve or stress?
Whole body numb: Pinched nerves causes symptoms in specific areas, e.g., arms or legs, not the entire body. Something else is going on. Please see your doc who will help you figure that out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?
Can a pinched nerve in the neck or head cause you to be off balance and have daily body tremors? How would a pinch nerve be diagnosed?
Can something like wearing a hat all the time cause a neuralgia in the forehead or irritation that would cause a numb sensation?
Is it the central or peripheral nervous system problem if you get back pain with sensations going down a leg?
Describing sciatica: Peripheral nerve compression.As the nerves leave the spinal column the "disc", a tough, fibrous, shock absorber that is between the vertebral bones can extrude and press on the nerve in a few places.This is usually "self-limited" meaning it goes away over time with stretching, nsaid's like ibuprofen, and traction(gravity boots).Usually no images(x-ray, ct, mri) needed unless weakness, bladder, bowel, chang. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crossing legs for a while causing numbness, is it due to ischemia to the nerve? Or to the vascular structures that cause numbness?
Peroneal : The peroneal nerve gets compressed at the lateral fibular area, and in part the small vessels, vasa nervorum get compressed, with some mild localized and reversible ischemia, but also transient axonal transport cut-off with less distal nutrient delivery. But the nerves cause the numbness, not the blood vessels. ...Read more
Certainly: Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack. Women, in particular, often describe back pain when experiencing a heart attack. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone or cartilage: Most commonly, a pinched nerve in the spine is caused by a nerve being compressed by arthritic calcifications from the joint, or from cartilage that lines a joint, or from a slipped disc. Symptoms should be checked by your doctor as severe cases can lead to permanent damage to the nerve and muscles supplied by that nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a pinched nerve in the neck cause facil and scalp tingles and numbness to the touch as with the feet and legs ?Will the emg test figure this out?
Numbness: An upper cervical nerve problem can cause posterior scalp numbness. Facial numbness is due to either a cranial nerve or brain. Tingling and numbness in face, scalp, and legs without arms involved is unusual but can be caused by what is call a peripheral neuropathy. An electrodiagnostic test involving nerve conduction and EMG may be quite helpful in determining what and how nerves are effected. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What causes a feeling of vibrating all over? Is it a skin sensation problem; a skin nerves problem?
Can CRPS cause temperature changes in both legs from the thighs to my feet or would be something else? Could anxiety cause this?
Yes: Yes, temp changes can happen with CRPS. Anxiety can make a number of medical issues worse, and could be causing CRPS to act up. There are meds to help both of these if needed, and physical therapy is a big part of treating CRPS, which can be a difficult diagnosis to treat. Good luck. ...Read more
It'd be possible that a blood test reveal problems associated with numbness or a loss of feeling in legs?
Maybe, but: First, find out if symptoms are due to lumbar stenosis, or a peripheral neuropathy. Then classify the peripheral nerve problem into categories, by measuring function with an emg. Groups of blood or urine tests done based on these findings will often reveal full answers which could lead to successful treatments. ...Read more
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