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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Does prostatitis cause burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with one girl at the end of the previous year (she is known to me). Then, three months ago, I had protective sex with another girl with a protective condom. But oral sex was done without a condom. Then I knew the previous girl has HSV 2 (herpes simplex virus), th...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Herpes simplex 1 symptoms persist, and the diagnosis is prostatitis. You need semen for culture to check what type of bacteria is infecting your prostate, then antibiotics for six weeks for that specific type of bacteria. That is best to be done as the prostate infection...  Read Full »

Can Metformin cause nerve damage?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a high BP (blood pressure) of 168/112 mm Hg three months back and a glucose level of 118 mg/dL. A few weeks prior, I had started focusing on diet, weight loss, and exercise. At the time of appointment with the doctor, I was 424 lbs. At the first visit, I began taking Valsartan to l...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kackar

Rheumatologist, Endocrinologist, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel the occurrence of the neural symptoms has a correlation with Metformin (Glucophage). Normally, vitamin B12 deficiency takes time to develop. I suggest: 1. Continue your BP (blood pressure) medicines, titrate the dosage as a good lifestyle can bring the BP down. ...  Read Full »

Can I dance with a bulging disc?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 38 years old, and I made a bad dance move with my back, and that resulted in a few slipped discs. The tingling, numbness (whole body but mostly left side) went away after about 5-6 days. The weakness in the arms (when raising the elbows, usually when I sit or lie down) went away a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sivasankar Reddy

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Because of abnormal posture, this can happen. That weakness and tingling are primarily transient, and no need to worry. If you do an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) for the normal individual, also there will be a minimal disc problem. You can prevent this by avoidin...  Read Full »

Is itchiness in the throat a sign of GERD?

Query: Hi doctor, I hope you could help me pinpoint if I can ignore and just wait it out or go to the doctor. I feel that those facts could be the reason or a combination of them why I have what I have now. I ate bread last night. I went to bed and had that funny itch in the throat, I have it very rare...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Usually, food particles do not pass to the lungs, so do not worry about that. This sensation can be due to GERD only. May the bread or cookies ate had some oily substance or infection that triggered your mucosa in t...  Read Full »

What can cause shooting pain all over the body?

Query: Hi doctor,My problem started with pain in my lower back and buttock, and then it moved to my lateral thigh on both sides. So, it is difficult to sleep on either side. I also started experiencing neck and shoulder pain. Now, I feel pain in my arms, back, neck, shoulder, etc. I do not know what could ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is like spondylosis, both cervical and lumbar. It is a spine problem where you get pain and other symptoms due to compression of nerves between spine. So, it will cause symptoms along the course of nerves. Do you have any history of trauma to your spine? Does this pain...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing occasional tingling in my fingers and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 39-year-old female office worker. Currently, I am on work from home status. I am experiencing occasional tingling in my fingers and legs. What could be the cause of this? I have taken Statin medicine last January for around three months due to an elevated level of cholesterol. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishav Bansal

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tingling sensation suggests neuropathy. We need to find its cause and treat it. For now, Vitamin B12 will be more preferred over the Vitamin B complex. Your cholesterol is slightly elevated. You can try dietary restriction and exercise. If cholesterol still remains h...  Read Full »

What causes pain and grip issues in the right hands and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, I have SLE with peripheral neuropathy. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. I have seen the uploaded MRI (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) and the notes of the doctor who is treating. 2. SLE is a multisystem disease meaning that it can affect various bodily systems like joints, skin, central nervous system, and perip...  Read Full »

I have tingling and numbness in legs after getting neck pain. Is it normal to have it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 39-year-old male without any systemic illness. Previously, I got neck pain in the gym. My neck became stiff with pain. It was accompanied by mild dizziness and it went away after five to ten minutes. After that, I consulted a physician and I was diagnosed with a pinched nerve in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have gone through your query. A pinched nerve is different from a pinched spinal cord. Compression of the spinal cord can be suspected clinically and it is confirmed by doing MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the cervical spine. It is unlikely to have tingling in both l...  Read Full »

Are muscle twitching in arms, legs and shoulders with balance problem symptoms of ALS?

Query: Hi doctor,I am concerned regarding the symptoms of ALS. I have muscle twitching in my right leg, foot, calf, thigh, and knee. Along with tingling and popping sensations, I have a weakness-type feeling in my right leg and foot. Kindly go through the attachment. I also have twitching in my left arm, s...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your EMG (electromyography) is normal. We can exclude ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in your case. It is necessary to do some investigations to rule out the possible cause....  Read Full »

How long should I take Gabapentin for tingling and numbness in feet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from extreme numbness and tingling in the legs for the past nine months. I have some strange sensations in my legs and other parts of the body. I have a vitamin B12 of 438 pg/mL and vitamin D of 44 ng/mL. I had unprotected sex with a girl. After that, my problems got sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the test reports. You have a positive result only for HSV1 (herpes simplex virus 1) and the presence of IgG (immunoglobulin G) rubella and CMV (cytomegalovirus) indicates your past infection. They are not active now. Your symptoms suggest periphe...  Read Full »

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