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Have been having intervals of numbness and burning in hands feet and lower legs. Seems progressive and more consistent. Ideas of causes?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Numbness

Hi, the distribution of your numbness is too wide and that makes me think if that could be part of your Fibromyalgia diagnosis, but arthritis in neck could be another possibility, anxiety is another possible cause, please talk to your PMD.
Feel better soon.

In brief: Numbness

Hi, the distribution of your numbness is too wide and that makes me think if that could be part of your Fibromyalgia diagnosis, but arthritis in neck could be another possibility, anxiety is another possible cause, please talk to your PMD.
Feel better soon.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Dr. Leila Hashemi
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Dr. Joyce Fiedler
Internal Medicine

In brief: Neuropathy

See your doctor to determine if the meds you are taking can cause these symptoms.
Get checked for diabetes as this may be diabetic neuropathy. Could also be idiopathic neuropathy - which means unknown cause. There are meds that can help such as gabapentin.

In brief: Neuropathy

See your doctor to determine if the meds you are taking can cause these symptoms.
Get checked for diabetes as this may be diabetic neuropathy. Could also be idiopathic neuropathy - which means unknown cause. There are meds that can help such as gabapentin.
Dr. Joyce Fiedler
Dr. Joyce Fiedler
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics

In brief: Talk to your doctor

If you have numbness in your hands and feet, do not ignore it.
Intermittent or persistent numbness is a common neurological symptom resulting from damage to the nerves. It may be caused by diseases of the nerves themselves or it may be the result of systemic illnesses. These are symptoms that shouldn't be ignored. Talk with your doctor about what you are experiencing.

In brief: Talk to your doctor

If you have numbness in your hands and feet, do not ignore it.
Intermittent or persistent numbness is a common neurological symptom resulting from damage to the nerves. It may be caused by diseases of the nerves themselves or it may be the result of systemic illnesses. These are symptoms that shouldn't be ignored. Talk with your doctor about what you are experiencing.
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Dr. Melissa Gowans
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