Ms be cause of left arm to going numb?

If you have MS, . Left arm numbness could be due to a relapse, but if you are only speculating, and lack proven ms diagnosis, the arm problem would more likely be due to carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve at elbow or more proximal peripheral nerve issue. Your doctor can sort this out. One caveat, have your doctor get an ekg, just to be safe.

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Nerves in left arm leg shoulder neck left side only numb and tingling no pain though MRI was clear decline in eyesight could this be MS or what else?

Neurologist . The symptoms you describe are noteworthy. A negative MRI does not mean you do not have MS. It may be too early to be seen with MRI . Also special MRI sequences are needed to look at the optic nerves. I would seek out a neurologist to help diagnose these symptoms. Best wishes. Read more...

My arms/hands/feet frequently go numb when I'm asleep even though I'm not lying on them. What could cause this? Could it be early sign of ms?

Paresthesia. Numbness or generalized parenthesis is commonly described in many patients including those with no medical problems, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy, anxiety, medications side effect, thyroid side effects, etc. Check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment if indicated. Best of luck. Read more...
Unlikely MS. Most commonly, these sorts of issues are caused by nocturnal positioning which compresses peripheral nerves. Very common is carpal tunnel syndrome affecting nerves at wrist. There are folks who possess easy sensitivity to nerve compression due to their heredity. If this persists, perhaps your doctor can get involved. Read more...

Left arm feels heavy weak slight pins and needles. Do I have MS? My mom has MS. Is it hereditary?

Answers. MS is NOT a genetic or hereditary disorder, and odds you will develop due to your Mom's MS is 3-4% at most. Your left arm issues are more likely due to a focal nerve compression, which needs to be evaluated, diagnosed, and treated. MS means "multiple", and your problem is singular. Read more...
TOS ? 20y fem. w. unilateral arm "weak & heavy" w. parasthesias worries MS. More likely Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Is ipsilateral shoulder lower? Is ipsilateral superior trapezius muscle smaller than contralateral? Does ipsilateral radial pulse extinguish as arm abducted greater than 145 degrees; unlike other arm? Are parasthesias ulnar? If answers affirmative, then might be TOS. Read more...

Tingling, numbness, pain in my left neck, shoulder, arm, hand. 3 days. Guessing it's not related to my MS? What kind of doc do I need? Chiropractor?

Possibly ER. Left sided neck and arm complaints can sometimes have a cardiac origin and so you would be well suited to be seen and have this ruled out. That being said, it definitely could be related to your MS and I would check with your neurologist if cardiac ruled out. Read more...

Right arm numbness and left side of face numb. Cat scan was clear, blood tests were good. Doc is starting me on B12 injections. Can it be MS or other?

You may need MRI. Cat scan may not give a good diagnosis eval. Mri of the head with contrast will be a better option. Read more...
Sorry. CAT scan is virtually meaningless in defining presence or absence of MS lesions. You may have B-12 issues, but was it proven on your blood studies or are the shots for other reasons?? Did you see a neurologist? There are reasons for arm and facial numbness and B-12 issues may not explain this. Read more...

My uncle & great aunt on dads side had MS. For last week my neck arms and legs ache, pains & left arm heavy. Also quite dizzy & lethargic. V. Anxious?

Unlikely MS. First, MS is NOT a genetic disorder. Second, your symptoms could be due to many causes, and none are specific for MS. Third, see your doctor about your complaints, and get these assessed and treated. Fourth, if this is insufficient, schedule Concierge Visit, and we will go further. Read more...

Numbness in left hand, bottom part of arm, bottom part of leg and left side of face. Mri showed white spots on brain, LP was negative for ms.

?spinal cord. Multiple sclerosis can involve both brain and spinal cord, and you could have involvement of the latter, even with normal spinal fluid at this point. Other considerations should be included, as you need to get this pinned down. Suggest, an EMG to evaluate peripheral nerves, series of blood studies to assess other diagnoses, and a cervical MRI to more fully evaluate ms. Read more...
MS or not MS? Iit is hard to find the cause of a symptom of tingling. The changes on your MRI could be related to your symptoms. When the LP is negative, it does not mean you do not have MS, but one must consider other causes, such as a virus of some kind, or other medical illnesses. It may help you to have some symptomatic treatment of your symptoms, maybe a nerve conduction study and a follow up mri. Read more...