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Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Possible neuropathy: Most common cause of persistent tingling in hands and feet is peripheral neuropathy, and most common cause of that is diabetes. But there are many other causes of tingling, and many causes of neuropathy. A neurologist may help. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


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I have tingling in my arms and legs that is almost constant. ?

I have tingling in my arms and legs that is almost constant. ?

Most likely spinal : Although peripheral neuropathy can cause the symptoms, arm symptoms are usually less than leg symptoms. If arm and leg symptoms are pretty equal, the problem could be either coming from brainstem or upper spinal cord problems. Nutritional deficiencies, like low blood calcium can do this too. ...Read more

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I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?

I keep having numbness and tingling in my arms and legs. I've been tested for m.S. And it came back negative. Any other thoughts?

Numbness: Are you anxious are feeling a lot of stress. The most common cause of numbness of hands and feet is anxiety with or without hyperventilation. Hyperventilation, repeated deep breaths, can occur in some people who just sigh a lot. If the numbness or tingling is constant and progressive, you need to see a doctor to evaluate for spinal cord or peripheral nerve problems (rare). ...Read more

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I am having tingling in the legs at night and also my viens are bulging in my arms and legs. Mostly at night but also when i get mad

I am having tingling in the legs at night and also my viens are bulging in my arms and legs. Mostly at night but also when i get mad

Get help: The symptoms you describe could represent several entities. Some of which are quite rare; eg., erythromelalagia. Your best course is to make a journal of what happens in detail and when it happens, then take the journal to your doctor for help in deciphering the clues. ...Read more

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I have weakness, numbness, tingling, heaviness, in my arms and legs on a daily basis worse when lying down or in motion what can this be its even starting to blure my vision at times and causing me to be tired all the time

I have weakness, numbness, tingling, heaviness, in my arms and legs on a daily basis worse when lying down or in motion what can this be its even starting to blure my vision at times and causing me to be tired all the time

Your : Your symptoms are fairly generalized and are highly indicative of a systemic problem. The possibilities are extensive and need a comprehensive medical evaluation. It could be a neuromuscular problem. For starters check your blood sugar. ...Read more

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I have had random tingling in my arms and legs. Now my feet feel like they are burning. I have anxiety/panic attacks. Could this be related?

I have had random tingling in my arms and legs. Now my feet feel like they are burning. I have anxiety/panic attacks. Could this be related?

Hyperventilation: Yes - sometimes during anxiety or panic attacks you breathe faster and may hyperventilate - lowering the carbon dioxide level of the blood too low - this may cause the tingling in hands and feet and around your mouth. Because other things such as electrolyte imbalance and neurologic disorders and diabetes can cause tingling and burning pain in legs you should follow up with your doctor for tests. ...Read more

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Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?

Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?

Neuro-metabolic diso: If youjr doc can't figure it out go to the local university medical center. You just might be an interesting patient! There is a very long list in the differential here-i.e.the list of likely suspects. It could be neurological, metabolic, neurodegenerative, infectious. They only give us 400 spaces here.Look at google scholar or www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com. Good luck!! ...Read more