Tingling Sensation

Tingling sensation in the hands and feet is a very common symptom experienced by people. It can be caused due to pressure on the nerves when you cross your legs for too long or nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) due to bacterial infections, exposure to toxins, and health conditions like diabetes, kidney disease, vitamin deficiency, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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I have a tingling sensation in my inner arm. Is it something serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a tingling sensation without pain in the inner aspect of the arm on and off. Also, I have a tingling in the gluteal and lower back sometimes going to the feet. I have no other issues. I am awaiting a neurologist appointment. It is only on the left side. Is it serious?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. A tingling sensation in the limbs is due to nerve compression by age-related bone changes in the backbone (vertebrae). However, you seem to have it on two sites, one is the cervical spine and the second in the lumbosacral region. It is n...  Read Full »

I have numbness, weakness, and tingling of limbs and face. What can it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I am very worried. I have symptoms like numbness, weakness, tingling in my limbs, head, tongue, and face. I have tooth print on my tongue sides. I have soreness behind the ears and on the eye. I can see black spots with one eye. I went to the eye doctor. He said ever...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to a metabolic disorder (thyroid gland dysfunction, vitamin deficiency). For this reason, I would recommend consulting with your attending physician and performing some tests to inve...  Read Full »

I am a 68-year-old female and have tingling sensation all over my body. Is this suggestive of MS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 68-year-old female and have tingling sensation all over my body, especially on the right side of my face and chin. These sensation appear for a couple of days and go and then again come back again since four years. In the last several weeks, I have had back pain that goes away w...  Read Full »


Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering the findings in your cervical MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), the paraesthesia and tingling sensation in the fingers and your body may be attributable to the cervical canal stenosis but not your symptoms in the face. Accordingly, I suggest an EEG (elect...  Read Full »

I have severe pain in the left side of my abdomen, with tingling and burning pain in my left hand. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have severe pain in the left side of my abdomen, tingling and burning pain in my left hand, shooting to the side of my neck and toes. In addition, nausea, vertigo, lethargic fuzzy memory, loss of balance, sometimes numb face, and slight chest pains. I have a history of asthma, chronic b...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Pain in the left side of the abdomen may be due to left renal calculi or left ovarian follicles, torsion ovary, or an acute attack of diverticulitis. The left face numbness and tingling of the foot may be due to compressive neuropathy or m...  Read Full »

Why do I have burning sensation on tongue three days after root canal injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a root canal done. I was given an injection that kind of hurt. After that, I realized my tongue was numb but by the end of the day, it got better. When I woke up the next day, I had a tingling sensation but by the end, it changed from tingling to burning. I can bite my tongue and...  Read Full »


Dr. Divya Banu M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Do not worry. This is the reversal of anesthesia effect. It is just that it is taking a little longer time in you. Tingling sensation means that the nerve anesthesia is going off. Wait for two more days. If you still feel numbness, then get back t...  Read Full »

Can Metrogyl cause tingling sensation in hands and feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I took the antibiotic Metrogyl for a bacterial vaginosis infection. It was a seven day course which I completed four days back. Since then, I have had a tingling sensation in my hands and feet and a sort of achy numbness in my arms and legs. I had a blood test a week ago for something ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your concern, I would explain that your symptoms could be related to Metronidazole adverse effect. You should know that this drug can cause neuropathy as a possible adverse effect. For this reason, I recommend consulting with your attending doctor and performi...  Read Full »

I have foot ache with on and off tingling sensation. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. For the past couple of weeks, I have foot ache and feel a cold tingling sensation on and off. My blood reports and ECG are normal. I have no health issues. But I have a cheek tingling occasionally.  Read Full »


Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have mild neural pain. It could be due to the gentle compression of nerves. Please take Vitamin supplements and if persisting, Pregabalin after an evaluation by neurophysician. Please feel free to question me in this regard.  Read Full »

I have cervical radiculopathy which causes tingling sensation in my fingers. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,A month ago I was diagnosed with cervical radiculopathy by an ER doctor. Since then, I have seen my PCP I have had X-rays and an MRI done. I have an appointment with the neurosurgeon on the after 10 ten days. I have been prescribed a Flexeril and Naproxen. I am still in pain. The tingli...  Read Full »


Dr. Ignacio Antanio Magana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you describe could be consistent with a cervical disc problem but are not specific to how severe it might be. Numbness of the face is usually associated with disc problems in the neck, although I have seen patients complain about it in the past. The phys...  Read Full »

I had a tingling in my left foot. Does this sound like MS?

Query: Hi doctor, For a couple of weeks, I had a tingling in my left foot (under the pinky toe). Then one day after, the sensation was positioned in my right foot. It lasted for about two days, and then I had no symptoms. Now after a week, suddenly while reading, I notice the (vague) tingling sensation und...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are not suggestive of MS (multiple sclerosis). So, you should not worry about this disorder. An electrolyte imbalance or a pinched nerve could lead to such complaints. For this reason, I would recommend performing some tests if the problem persists: A...  Read Full »

My fingers will twitch consistently then lock up and lose circulation, on both sides. Is this panic attack?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been dealing with some issues lately regarding panic attacks. I am not sure what it is, but it is scary. I had three panic attacks in one day, or I think they are panic attacks. My fingers will twitch consistently then lock up and lose circulation, along with my whole arm, on bot...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you are experiencing can be possibly due to hyperventilation during panic attacks. These can give rise to tetanic symptoms like tingling in limbs and face, muscle stiffness, trembling in hands, etc. It is advisable to consult your primary care doctor initi...  Read Full »

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