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Why and what is this trembling of one of my legs? It comes and goes.

Why and what is this trembling of one of my legs? It comes and goes.

See Neurologist: There are many causes of tremor involving abnormalities of nerve and/or muscle. These include multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, stroke, electrolyte abnormalities from kidney disease, and alcohol withdrawal. Other causes include amphetamine abuse, hypoglycemia, thyroid problems, etc. More benign causes may include excess caffeine, lack of sleep, stress, and lack of vitamins. ...Read more

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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling = visible muscle tremor which may be associated with a ...Read more


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What kind of headache is this ? When the back of my head hurt and causes dizziness and weakness to the body and it comes and goes?

What kind of headache is this ? When the back of my head hurt and causes dizziness and weakness to the body and it comes and goes?

Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. Since it is dizziness and weakness, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What kind of headache is this? When the back of my head hurt and causes dizziness and weakness to the body and it comes and goes?

Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. Since it is dizziness and weakness, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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All of the sudden my face gets so hot and red i don't know what the cause of this is?

All of the sudden my face gets so hot and red i don't know what the cause of this is?

There are many cause: It sound like flushing. Menopause and hormonal issues are one cause. Blood pressure and other issues are possible. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain all in my right side of face what is this and why is this?

I have pain all in my right side of face what is this and why is this?

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Pain in the face can be caused by nerve injury, irritation from infection or tumor, compression of the nerve by a blood vessel, or inflammation in the pathway for sensation in the brain. There are really many causes, and a careful examination may help shed some light. ...Read more

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What is this weird feeling in both of my legs?

What is this weird feeling in both of my legs?

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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I occasionally get this "short-of-breath" feeling in the middle of my chest, it comes suddenly and is very discomforting. What is this called? Thanks.

I occasionally get this "short-of-breath" feeling in the middle of my chest, it comes suddenly and is very discomforting. What is this called? Thanks.

Dyspnea, ? cause: Symptoms could be an anginal equivalent but at age 17 this is unlikely. At this age psychological factors, anxiety even gastrointestinal issues may be important but this symptom clearly needs to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when it feels like my heart is beating on the outside of my body and a tingling sensation and heaviness

What does it mean when it feels like my heart is beating on the outside of my body and a tingling sensation and heaviness

Need more information…: However it could be as serious as (pardon the pun) a heart attack or as common as stress or anxiety. Another possibility is a phenomenon known as "cardiac awareness". This should be a valuated further, especially if you're having other symptoms such as chest pain, lightheadedness, dizziness, passing out or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I some times have uncontrollable shivers in right hand and right side of my face, is it dangerous and what causes it??

I some times have uncontrollable shivers in right hand and right side of my face, is it dangerous  and what causes it??

Hard to say: The symptoms could be a sign of a neurological or psychiatric problem, but someone would have to do a more detailed assessment of your entire history to be sure. If at all possible, I would arrange an in-office consultation with a doctor to discuss the symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in the center of the back of my head. Feel like my skull is parted. And there is an unstoppable itch and now it hurts. Why is this happening?

Pain in the center of the back of my head. Feel like  my skull is parted. And there is an unstoppable itch and now it hurts. Why is this happening?

?neuralgia: This could be due to an irritable superficial nerve in your scalp which usually resolves on its own. However if there is associated redness and tenderness,then an inflammation of the scalp is suggested. It is doubtful that there is an intracranial cause for your symptoms. Have your physician examine you and he/she will order any appropriate tests or imaging if it's felt advisable or treat thescalp ...Read more

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The vein on bottom of my foot gets constricted and it pulls my toes a certain way... I am in extreme pain when this happens, what is this?

The vein on bottom of my foot gets constricted and it pulls my toes a certain way... I am in extreme pain when this happens, what is this?

May not be vein: It may not be a vein issue, but more like a tendon/muscle issue. You also may just be dehydrated or low on potassium. Try increasing potassium foods like bananas or baked potatoes, and try drinking more noncaffeine fluids (water is good). If this does not help, see your pcp. ...Read more

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I am having numbness and tingling sensation on my arms, legs and all over the body. This is happening for the past one year. Why is it happening?

I am having numbness and tingling sensation on my arms, legs and all over the body. This is happening for the past one year. Why is it happening?

See a neurologist: Possible issues with a developing peripheral neuropathy, but could also be a problem in the spinal cord. Also, should consider multiple sclerosis. Since all of this can be treated and handled successfully, no need to delay. Get evaluated and start reversing your issues. ...Read more

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My skin feels like its burning, my whole back and the back of my arms as well. Why is this happening??

My skin feels like its burning, my whole back and the back of my arms as well. Why is this happening??

Spasm: Female age unknown c/o "burning" pain entire back & behind arms. If this is chronic & progressive, a possible explanation is widespread soft tissue spasms, which can arise secondary to extraordinary repetitive mechanical stress, and which might be harbinger of fibromyalgia. Swimming, massages, ergonomic evaluation & Osteopath evaluation might be indicated. ...Read more

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I have a minor pins and needles feeling in the bottom of my palm almost to the bone and sometimes goes to my baby finger it comes and goes what is it ?

I have a minor pins and needles feeling in the bottom of my palm almost to the bone and sometimes goes to my baby finger it comes and goes what is it ?

Ulnar nerve: you might have ulnar nerve irritation. The ulnar nerve is also called the 'funny bone' nerve and runs on the inside of your elbow, forearm and wrist. It is often irritated at the elbow. If the symptoms are worse when you rest your elbow on firm surfaces the problem is probably the nerve. See your doc if it's not getting better, or gets worse. ...Read more

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I lay down and get pins and needles iny legs' it happens no matter what time of day it is and it is throughtout my entire leg.Any clue?

I lay down and get pins and needles iny legs' it happens no matter what time of day it is and it is throughtout my entire leg.Any clue?

No clue! Get seen!: These symptoms are not normal and if they are always positional (with lying down), then i strongly recommend you see your pcp, neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedist or other appropriate health care professional and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. I would not delay this. ...Read more

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What is the causes of always have throbbing pain on my hand and sometime at the back?

Many causes: This should be evaluated by a physician for a proper assessment. There can be a variety of causes. Certainly nerve conditions may cause this and could be further diagnosed with exam and nerve studies. Other symptoms such as numbness, radiation of pain or numbness and conditions which worsen symptoms should be looked at to help narrow the cause. ...Read more

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The left side of my body is numb. My legs are tingly, the side of my face is numb and warm feelings come and go. Can this be caused by binge drinking?

The left side of my body is numb. My legs are tingly, the side of my face is numb and warm feelings come and go. Can this be caused by binge drinking?

Uncertain: Drinking and related metabolic disorders can lead to neurologic symptoms. However, your one-sided symptoms raise some concern that something else is involved. In either case, i would advise a medical check up and if needed, a visit to a neurologist. ...Read more

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At the bottom of my tongue is red very bumpy. And the rest of my tongue is normal. What is this and how do i cure it?

At the bottom of my tongue is red  very bumpy. And the rest of my tongue is normal. What is this and how do i cure it?

Normal.: These are called the Vallate Papillae (sometimes circumvallate papillae) and up to a dozen everyone has. Some people have even more and have an abnormally acute sense of taste (genrerally of bitter or complex tastes). http://home.sjfc.edu/cals/units/krembel/taste.htm ...Read more

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One of my testicles is smooth and the other one feels hard. What does this mean?

One of my testicles is smooth and the other one feels hard. What does this mean?

Exam time: It means a physician should examine your testicles. The purpose of the testicular self exam is to identify discrepancies in the testes or to identify changes in the testes. You have done that. Now its time to let a physician examine you. ...Read more