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Numb hands and feet, sneezing. Done detoxification from opiates. Related?

My left hand , both feet , and legs are partially numb and have been for several days. It s not debilitating or painfull. I can still walk and run fine. I m left handed so writing feels strange though. I m not sure if it s related but I ve also been sneezing a lot for the past two weeks. I also detoxed from opiates about a month ago and had some terrible rls . Again, I m not sure if they re related. I hope it s stress related but I fear it s something worse like ms.
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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Hello welcome to HCM
Thanks for posting your query
As per symptoms you have it seems that all are pure alcohol withdrawal symptoms,
Running nose or rhinorrhoea is well known early symptoms ,and decrease limb sensation( numbness) with writing difficulty, unable to concentrate is because of opioid craving and restlessness /anxiety
most opioids withdrawl symptoms are---Agitation ,Anxiety ,Muscle aches ,Increased tearing ,Insomnia ,Runny nose ,Sweating ,Yawning
Treatment involves supportive care and medications. The most commonly used medication, clonidine, primarily reduces anxiety, agitation, muscle aches, sweating, runny nose, and cramping. on prescription of expert. for running nose you may get benefit from atarax—(hydroxygin)
Take care
Answered: Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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