my partner recently has had severe left shoulder pain which has become numb and arm and hands are numb and swollen, but 2 days ago his right thigh had a burning senstation which has now turned to numbness and he is unable to weightbare on his right leg and every now and then the burning sensation comes back.
Has anyone ever had this happen to them any advice would be greatful
Hi there. Pain, numbness in left shoulder and thigh and right thigh could be due to various reasons like compressive radiculopathy at the cervico thoracic levels and lumbar level. These could be due to multiple vitamin deficiencies like B12, B6, B1,and folic acid. These could be hypothyroidism, diabetic or alcoholic neuropathies. An MRI spine would clarify lot of concerns. Vitamin supplements in diet should be started. Rule out any urgent causes like guillain barre syndrome.
An immediate neurological consult is warranted.
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