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What Could Cause Numbness In Hands And Lips
Chest pains for 2 days already, as if there's something heavy on top of it that I can hardly breathe, numbness in hands and lips, dizzy & nauseous. : (?
Probable stress: Your symptoms are quite suggestive of hyperventilation. Very common and at your age most likely related to anxiety/stress. Nevertheless other, potentially more serious conditions (e.g. Asthma) can also present this way, therefore you should seek formal medical attention. ...Read more
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
Back in August, My husband blacked out and fell injuring his head & neck. A month later he has developed L'hermitte's sign which is causing excruciating electrical shocking and numbness in hands. Will this ever go away since it's not due to MS?
Yes should: Improve with time but if you look on wickipedia about this can be provoked by leaning head forward and tapping on cervical posterior neck and shocklike sensations happen can be a sign of more serious things, so mri of neck/brain good idea but it varies as to when it wil go away based on cause and if keep aggrivating it by poor posture or neck injuries /strainn. ...Read more
Numbness in hands, forearm, feet, ankles and side of face. Mri on head/neck/back fine, conduction test also normal. What could it be?
NEUROPATHY: Consult a neurologist for DX and rx. ...Read more
I have blindness in one eye, numbness in hands and mouth, and a hard time thinking clearly. What can be the problem?
Impending Stroke!: Please seek help immediately. The loss of vision in the eye "amauroses fugax" is significant of a decrease blood flow to the vessel serving that eye, and usually occurs prior to a stroke. With the numbness and confusion already occuring, you need to seek help immediately. ...Read more
22 yrd old f, history of migraines, new symptoms of left arm and hand numbness, blurry vision, & sharp head pain waking me up at night--is this bad?
Left side of my head hurts badly every now and then, with dizziness feeling and sometimes, I wake up with hand numbness and my legs hurt when driving?
See your PCP: For consultation, tests and possible referral to a neurologist. ...Read more
C3, C4 bulging disc. New numbness in hands, bladder leakage, bad pain at base of head that goes into shoulder. No mri in over a year, should I go to er?
Yes: Problem at the cervical spine can lead to serious problem. Get to the ER ASAP. ...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 more
Other explanations: It would be unlikely that a few nite-time cocktails could cause a peripheral neuropathy due to alcohol and, if so, would affect feet and distal legs first. More likely you have problems with carpal tunnel nerve compression, but other nerves in arm and neck should be considered. Please seek help with your doctor. ...Read more
What can cause numbness in hands and feet? I am having issues with this happening at least once a day.
Many causes: Most common causes of numbness in the hands& feet (for all comers) is going to be diabetes mellitus. However, many other metabolic conditions can cause this condition as well as nutritional deficiences, demyelinating conditons of the brain/spinal cord, chemo/radiation therapy, excessive alcohol use, and as Sonny Bono used to say, "And the Beat Goes On." Check with your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more
I'm concerned: In general there is usually no numbness with a biceps strain although there is close anatomical proximity. If it started at the same time as the biceps injury you may have injured a peripheral nerve but that would be uncommon. I would bring this to your doctors attention as it may be a problem that needs work up, like an emg. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Look for other cause: These do not usually cause numbness in the hands or feet. There are a number of other causes, especially diagnoses such as diabetes or other metabolic or hormonal disorders including thyroid problems. If these are happening regularly and are not from resting on a nerve, you should have it checked out. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel Syndro: Most numbness in the hand is from pressure on the median nerve at the wrist causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Most patients will have intermittent numbness at first, often at night or while reading or driving. Other causes can be cubital tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy or other forms of neuropathy. ...Read more
Pinched nerves: Nerves are like garden hoses. If they are piched then there is less function i.e. Feeling. You need to see a specialist to pinpoint where your nerves are pinched. They can be pinched in more than one place. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel synd.: There a re many potential causes, but by far the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). Cts is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist and many patients wake up with hand numbness. Usually initial treatment is a night spilint. If this does not work, surgery may be indicated. Thanks. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is probably the most common cause of "numbness in the hands". This occurs when the median nerve gets compressed in the wrist. Other causes include compression of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves in the wrist, elbow or arm. Compression of the nerves leaving the neck and peripheral neuropathy are also common cause of numbness. ...Read more
Nerve compression: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Statistically the most common cause by far is carpal tunnel syndrome in which the median nerve is compress as it passes with 8 tendons trough a "tunnel" bounded by a thick ligament and multiple wrist bones. Other causes include bone spurs, nerve compression in neck, elbow, root of the neck, metabolic-nutritional imbalances. If your hand is weak or clumsy see an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more
Many: In neurology practices topamax (topiramate) is probably the commonest one to do so. Beta blockers, cancer chemotherapy drugs, excess vitamin b6 are also some of the causes. Look online at a drug's prescribing information, also known as "package insert", for more details about any particular drug's side-effects. ...Read more
Cause of left hand numbness, pain near sternal/rib joint with deep inspiration and sob. Cardiac work-up clean. What else could it be?
Hand numbness: Could be two separate issues. Hand numbness could be carpal tunnel syndrome and chest pain could be costochondritis (like arthritis). Spine problems or other problems at the junction of the chest and neck could theoretically cause both symptoms, but less likely. Your primary care physician may help our may refer to a hand/upper extremity surgeon or neurologist. ...Read more
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