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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Will previous history of arthritis in the right side of the hip cause pain in the left side?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have had excruciating pain around my lower back or left the hip area the last day or so. It has been so bad it has stopped me evening from being able to stand up, and I have had to take a couple of days off of work now. I did have some numbness or tingling i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, pain can be due to arthritis only because you have a similar history, so somehow, it increases the risk of other joints' involvement. And this time, it is back, so possible your bones have deficiencies, or maybe there is a slipped disc, so that would be checked...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of uncontrolled hypothyroidism?

Query: Hi doctor,I am experiencing pain all over the body, numbness and tingling sensation in the right hand, swollen legs and hands, persistent cough, my ears are ringing, vision is blurred, distended stomach, open sore inside of the ankle, cluster of black beds under my nails. I always feel tired. I am d...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement and reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), you have been suffering from body ache, feeling of numbness and tingling in right hand, ringing in th...  Read Full »

Are waking up at night, gasping for air, and tingling in extremities signs of sleep apnea?

Query: Hi doctor, I wake up in the night feeling like I am gasping for air with my heart racing. I also experience tingling in my arms or legs at the same time with ringing in my ears. This happens on average once a week. I have to find a light switch quickly to calm down and realize what is going on. The...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you regarding it. Sleep apnea is possible with the symptoms you have mentioned, but a polysomnogram (sleep study) is required for an appropriate diagnosis. This test comprises multiple components that electronically send and ...  Read Full »

Does COVID-19 cause numbness and tingling sensation in hands and feet?

Query: Hello doctor,I had COVID a month ago. During COVID, I started having pain in my joints and muscle, along with numbness in my hands and feet. The numbness is worse in the tip of the toes and fingers. It has continued and got worse now. I am on Gabapentin, but it does not help much. I have constant nu...  Read Full »


Dr. Florilyn Joyce Bentrez-cabanilla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. Your symptoms of pins and needles sensation on the distal parts of extremities seem to be related to the nerve. It may be a complication of COVID (Coronavirus Disease-2019) or a post-viral neuropathy. Kindly answer me the following to help ...  Read Full »

Does smoking increase the intensity of anxiety symptoms like tingling and numbness?

Query: Hello doctor,I am very scared at the moment and looking for someone who may understand best what I am going through. I have been sober for a week now, after having gone through a pretty intense binge for ten days. This landed me in the hospital. I went to a mental health facility for six days and ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. However, it is impossible for me to conclusively establish whether it is neuropathy or anxiety, but the available description suggests anxiety. My opinion is based on the facts such as: 1) Peripheral neuropathy de...  Read Full »

Do complete facial numbness, tingling, and severe headaches after trauma indicate MS?

Query: Hi doctor, Symptoms are presenting as MS due to one prior event several years ago. I have right side numbness, tingling, complete facial numbness, severe headaches. There are two dissenting opinions. Spine specialists believe symptoms are not neurological, but spine damage primarily left. Symptoms ...  Read Full »


Dr. Varun Chaudhry

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The thing with MS (multiple sclerosis) is that once diagnosed. It does tend to wax and wane. So if it were diagnosed in previous scans, I would need some images to review but unfortunately cannot seem to find anything attached. If the present scans also show some spinal...  Read Full »

Are sublingual supplements more effective in treating Vitamin B12 deficiency with neuropathy?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with Vitamin B12 deficiency two weeks ago (level was 112 pg/mL). I had pins and needles, burning and tingling sensation in my hands and feet. I visited a local doctor here, and the doctor advised me to take weekly injections (1000 mcg) for three weeks and then oral supple...  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The diagnosis of a Vitamin B12 deficiency following gastritis with neuropathy is compatible with this clinical scenario. I would like to know the nerve conduction study report. Here the Vitamin B12 deficiency is due to decreased secretion of intrinsic factor from th...  Read Full »

Why do I have numbness and tingling sensation in the tongue after impaction surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, At the beginning of this month, I extracted my impacted wisdom tooth. It has been 25 days now. Still, I have numbness and tingling sensation on my tongue. I consulted my surgeon and he told me that everything looks fine and my wound is getting healed. But still, I have discomfort. What i...  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly attach the image of the X-ray and extracted site. As it has been 25 days of post-extraction, you should not have discomfort by this time. You seem to have an issue. Numbness of the tongue should wear off after three to four hours of post-extraction unless there i...  Read Full »

Should tingling sensation in the throat be a cause for concern?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a feeling of something stuck in my throat with a tingling sensation for the past two days. I have phlegm in the morning after getting up. I have this issue for a year. I have not traveled anywhere other than on shopping trips. I have a bad habit of occasional mucophagy. I do not hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from the feeling of something stuck in your throat with a tingling sensation. This occurs due to irritation of the mucus membrane of the throat, esophagus, or trachea. You can also have a symp...  Read Full »

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

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 infec...  Read Full »

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