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Arm & Leg Numbness?

Mar 24, 2017 4:43 PM

I have not been diagnosed yet, still trying to find a good doctor. I have a new symptom and wanted to see if this is common to others. It's the numbness in my hands and feet. It started but is now effecting my entire arms and legs. The become numb when I sleep, when I'm awake, when I'm holding my phone or book...pretty much anytime. My fingers feel swollen and tight but do not look it. Any one else?

Mar 24, 2017 10:54 PM

I'm sorry you are going through this . I hope you get diagnosed soon. So hopefully you can get meds that will help 😊 good luck . ((Gentle hugs ))

Mar 24, 2017 11:07 PM

It happens to me at random times (mostly in my legs). I've had my legs randomly go numb and give out on me. It can be embarrassing when it happens in public, but I either try to laugh it off or act like it's completely normal for me. If people want to stare, that's their problem.

Mar 24, 2017 11:23 PM

Oh wow . I am so sorry to hear that . My opion is to get as much test as possible and lots of different options. I am wondering if maybe lack of ceralation . Not enough blood going to your legs ( sorry not a good speller) that is what I was told last summer about my legs . But everyone is different. Wish you the best ☺

Mar 24, 2017 11:26 PM

Oh. Finding a good doc . I hope you can soon. It took me years on that . Then 2 years ago I finally found one that is apart of a hospital . So even better . Same parking lots ☺

Mar 25, 2017 6:56 PM

I get numbness in my right hand and go up my arm. When my back is bad I have tingling go down my legs. I'm sorry you feel this

Mar 26, 2017 8:33 AM

Yes I have numbness in my left arm, left foot and right leg and it feels swollen but it isn't. Mainly in the evening.

Mar 26, 2017 10:05 AM

Numbness in arms and legs is often found in those who have Fibromyalgia. It could be overactive nerves. Or neuropathy. I started taking Lipoic Acid and it's helped some. My mom takes Lyrics for hers.

Hope you find some relief soon. My PT gave me some stretching exercises to do and it also helps some.

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