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What causes numbness of the arms and legs?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many things
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side.
Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician.

In brief: Many things
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side.
Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician.
Dr. Daniel Mass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possibilities
Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities
Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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