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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

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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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Feet tingle only when i lay down or sit. I notice my left foot more than right. No pain only tingling in hands or legs or arms. Possibility?

Feet tingle only when i lay down or sit. I notice my left foot more than right. No pain only tingling in hands or legs or arms. Possibility?

Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if my hands and feet tingle?

What exactly does it mean if my hands and feet tingle?

Could be : Nerve impingement, could be from vitamin deficiency or systemic disease like diabetes.....Have it checked out before it gets worse, . ...Read more

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Why does even light amount of pressure make my hands and feet tingle?

Why does even light amount of pressure make my hands and feet tingle?

Unknown: You are describing hypersensitivity, often seen in pain and anxiety disorders. Transient and pleasurable tingling can be simply associated with taking off too-tight shoes or wrist jewelry. Physical problems associated with nerve symptoms are many, but include sleep disorders, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, and vitamin deficiencies. See your doctor for testing if the symptoms worry you. ...Read more

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For a few days now I have been lightheaded and my heart pounds, hands/feet tingle. Last a few minutes. Seems to be worse when i move my eyes or head. ?

For a few days now I have been lightheaded and my heart pounds, hands/feet tingle. Last a few minutes. Seems to be worse when i move my eyes or head. ?

SeveralPossibilities: Please see your doctor to examine you for physical problems. If none are found it is most likely panic attacks. Your doctor may be able to refer you to a psychologist for help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My dr. Asked me if i had tingling in my hands and feet bc of anxiety, i said no. But now i do. What does this tingling mean?

My dr. Asked me if i had tingling in my hands and feet bc of anxiety, i said no. But now i do. What does this tingling mean?

Tingling sensation: Some times during panic episodes or anxiety if you hyperventilate calcium tends to flow from the blood into the cells. This would result in occasional tingling sensation in the fingers. ...Read more

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I'm 24-- should I be concerned with slight tingling in my hands and feet?

I'm 24-- should I be concerned with slight tingling in my hands and feet?

Many causes: Paresthesias can be due to many reasons including diabetic neuropathy, nerve compression, systemic disease, vitamin deficiency, and alcoholism. If the tingling becomes more bothersome or you experience new symptoms, see your primary care physician. Take a detailed account of these episodes (timing, duration, associated factors, etc). http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more