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What Is The Reason For Numbness In Hands And Legs
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
Needs to be checked: It is very uncommon to have Inflenza recurring as you get better you develop antibodies to that strain.Question is recurrent over how long period.Yearly recurrence if you are not immunized with Flu V accine is not uncommon Any viral infection can cause pain in legs and toes and it can be due to many other causes Consult your doctor and get to the bottom of it.Your Diagnosis and appropriate treatme ...Read more
Replacement insoles: The question is a little vague, but i'll assume you could use cushioned arch supports. For otc supports, i really like spenco medical products. Try the polysorb cross-trainer, walker-runner or total support styles to get more support in your shoes. I would start with the "cross-trainer" style for you. ...Read more
What is the problem if there is always numbness in your left arm, both shoulders, back of the neck and headache?
Always numbness : In left arm is not normal , see u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Venous insufficiency: The most common cause is non-functioning valves in the leg veins. This allows back flow of blood and body fluids seeping into the tissues. There are other causes involving the heart, kidneys, liver. Get checked out by your internist. The remedy is compression stockings, elevation of the legs, surgical intervention by a vascular specialist, diet modification. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neuropathy: Nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common diagnosis for such complaints, though there are other potential diagnoses that can cause this. A nerve conduction and EMG test can be useful to prove neuropathy. Neuropathy has many potential causes, but diabetes, thyroid issues, some toxins (alcohol, chemo meds), vitamin deficiencies, and some infections (eg hiv, hansen's disease) are coin causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Tingling in feet and hands with numbness side of face and head. Sometimes lose balance for no reason. Trip over feet too. What could it be?
See a doctor: It is impossible to give you sound medical advice without a proper history and physical. The symptoms you are describing could be indicative of multiple medical problems. If the symptoms abruptly started, see a doctor today! ...Read more
Not necessarily: Depending on your variant, perhaps no relationship, and this maybe instead, a co-morbidity. However, regardless, questions might arise regarding nerve pinching at elbow or wrist, and even a problem within neck, such as a "central cord syndrome". Have your doctor thoroughly examine you and decide further steps. ...Read more
Maybe: Sciatica usually refers to shooting pain coming from the back going down one (not both) of the legs. Regardless such pain represents an irritation of some structures in the body. Numbness represents a nerve (somewhere) not functionally properly. These conditions require an evaluation by an appropriately trained health professional. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My grandmother who is in her 70s always complains about numbness and tingling in her legs and hands. Is there any treatment for this?
Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes is the most common cause of sensory changes in hands/feet. However, more often as not, diabetes starts out with burning pain, leading to numbness . Another possiblity is circulatory disturbances, caused by autoimmune disorders, such as reynauds or buerger's diseases. You may want to visit with you family physician about testing to see if you are haveing vasoconstrictory episodes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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