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What causes tingling sensation in the arms and legs?

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I wake up with tingling in arms and legs, and hands. I can't open my hands, they are numb. This is going on for over a week.
5 days ago in Brain and Spine
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 27 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Possibility of neuropathy is likely.
Get examined by a neurologist and investigations planned accordingly.
Provide any other symptoms details or investigations done so far.
Any history of neck pain, bladder disturbances or sensory loss.?
Any visual loss?
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Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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Follow-up: What causes tingling sensation in the arms and legs? 3 hours later
Today I started a little dizziness. But it’s the pain in the hands and back that are worse
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 20 hours later
Brief Answer:
Get examined by a doctor

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
As discussed earlier possibility of nerve involvement is likely. It's better to get examined by a doctor. Nerve conduction testing may be required too. If the symptoms are increasing, early evaluation is required.
Pain killers with muscle relaxants like aceclofenac, etoricoxib with thiocholchicoside can be taken.
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Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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