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What does it mean when your left hand side of your body goes numb for about 30 sec?

What does it mean when your left hand side of your body goes numb for about 30 sec?

Left hand numbness: Left side numbness may be due to disc problem, nerve problems, or more seriously, may be a symptom of a tia. I would see a neurologist for a full work up. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my whole body goes numb when I'm angry?

What does it mean if my whole body goes numb when I'm angry?

Mean you are angry!: Anger will raise the adrenaline level in blood and makes some people doing fast breaths. That is turns cause some chemical reaction in the blood causing the transient numbness sensation ...Read more

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What does it mean when your face and your hole body goes numb?

What does it mean when your face and your hole body goes numb?

Abnormal: It's a strange symptom to have the whole body go numb. See your doctor. ...Read more

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For the last few days my whole body has been feeling numb and with no feeling. What does this mean?

For the last few days my whole body has been feeling numb and with no feeling. What does this mean?

See your doctor!: These are not common or trivial symptoms, and could be related to many different sources. If your doctor can't see you, go to an urgent care center. ...Read more

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I've had 2 mris done, but they have differences, and would like to know what they mean. I have been having numbness on the right side of my body too.

I've had 2 mris done, but they have differences, and would like to know what they mean. I have been having numbness on the right side of my body too.

Speak to neurologist: I am assuming that you are talking about MRI of brain (you did not specify). The neurologist who ordered the MRI is in best position to explain in light of your symptoms and signs assuming you have already seen one. If you are not happy with current then seek a 2nd. Opinion. ...Read more

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What does numbness on your left side of the body mean?

What does numbness on your left side of the body mean?

Left sided numbness: It means you have to get checked out by your doc. At age 19 it may turn out to be ok but don't take a chance. ...Read more

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What it means you have the chills and your body gets numb?

What it means you have the chills and your body gets numb?

Many possibilities: Drug reactions or withdrawal, viral infection, etc. Discuss with your primary physician ...Read more

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I received medication for nerve pain, yet I feel numbness all over my body. What does this mean?

I received medication for nerve pain, yet I feel numbness all over my body. What does this mean?

Queries: Do you have a diagnosed peripheral neuropathy, as that could cause these symptoms? Key item is to uncover cause of "nerve pain", and treat the underlying issue. Medications for pain treat symptoms, not cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is a painfull hard spot in my neck and half my body is numb, tingly and hard to move at 24 yr old?

Neck pain: One-sided neck pain associated with numbness and weakness on one side of the body is potentially very serious. You need a neurological exam asap. ...Read more

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When I have hypoglicemia symptom (i`m t2), only the left side of my body (arms, legs)hurt & is numb. Could this be normal, or this could mean something? Thx!

When I have hypoglicemia symptom (i`m t2), only the left side of my body (arms, legs)hurt & is numb. Could this be normal, or this could mean something? Thx!

Unlikely: You need to be checked by your primary care generally one sided numbness and pain can be as a result of neurological issues rather than hypoglycemia, one way to answer yourself is: do all the symptoms go away if you drink a glass of orange juice? Hypoglycemia symptoms will go away quickly if you drink orange juice. Good luck. ...Read more

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When right side of body goes numb?

Stroke? TIA?: If speech is affected, almost certainly the left half of the brain has malfunctioned, due to circulatory issues of stroke (permanent damage) or transient ischemic attack (reversible damage). Other considerations include partial (sensory) seizures and migraine variant if any of this happens, you need urgent neurologic assessment to rule out serious disease. ...Read more

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What if my body goes numb like I'm dying?

It depends: Depends upon where, how often, for how long, and what triggers it. You should have an evaluation by an md, including a thorough history and physical exam. Blood work, electrical and imaging studies might be needed. This should not be ignored. ...Read more

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What could be causing my entire body to go numb?

See below: There are several conditions which might cause feeling of numbess in the young female. You will benefit of seeing your neurologist and have some tests performed which might include, but not limited to blood work, electrodiagnostic studies of the peripheral nerves and imaging of the brain. ...Read more

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Why does my left side of my body go numb every week or so?

Why does my left side of my body go numb every week or so?

Exam: You will need a full medical history and exam to get your answer to this. ...Read more

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How can it be that my body goes tingly numb in random places?

How can it be that my body goes tingly numb in random places?

Unsure: You will have to see a neurologist to show where the numbness occurs and so that a complete neurological exam can be done. The cause can be literally from head (e.g., stroke, multiple sclerosis) to toe (e.g., peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord/nerve problem). Even abnormal levels of electrolytes in your blood can cause abnormal sensations. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to emergency room because I have numbness though out my whole body?

Do I need to go to emergency room because I have numbness though out my whole body?

Yes, please go to: The er but don't panic or leap to conclusions. It could be a variety of things. They will help you and perhaps refer you to a specialist for further treatment. ...Read more

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Yesterday I was watching tv and my body just goes fully numb like im going to fall over from numbness what could cause this sensation?

A lot of causes: Numbness is a very non specific symptoms, meaning from a variety of causes---i presumed it was temporary? Short lived? It could be related to electrolyte or vitamin deficiency, change bp, anxiety, medications, substances, then multiple sclerosis, migraine, neuropathy if recurrent need to be checked by doctor--you need to MAP the area of numbness. ...Read more

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I am constantly cold and very numb on the right side of m y body. I had a massive stroke in 2005. What is going on?

I am constantly cold and very numb on the right side of m y body. I had a massive stroke in 2005. What is going on?

Consult with MD: You most likely have a condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy as a result of your prior stroke. This condition causes burning pain, flushing, warmth or coolness, and swelling. It is also called complex regional pain syndrome, " "the shoulder-hand syndrome, " "causalgia, " and "sudeck's atrophy. An experienced neurologist may be able to help decrease the severity of the symptoms. ...Read more

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