currently still experiencing numbness and tingling from waist to feet...since aug 2004...sudden onset..took 45 min from what I call normal to present conditon. 7 days in hospital balance improved but other symptoms remain...saw local nerologists...did total workup at cleveland clinic and mayo clinc and nobody can find anything...numerous tests ct/mri/nerve/spinal tap/blood/lyme/xray/etc
diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy and diabetes but blood sugar levels remain good only one 146 reading at cleveland clinic... now on meds....all this began 7 month after total knee replacement...after rehab for knee.. I started weight loss regement going 3 times to gym per week and now I can't walk a 1/2 mi....without numbness and tingling that forces me to stop......any ideas?? please help
all of the sudden numbness came, from my waist down more tingle then numbness, went to the er at request of my pcp worried that it might be spinal compression, after reviewing the mri and seeing 10 different doctors in the er they said there wasnt anything that they saw that would be causes the numbness..so they sent me home the same way i walked in. i can not tell you how disappointed i was. i dont do er i havent gone to one in over 20 years..thats why i have doctors so i dont have to do er visits..so now im home on a large dose of steroids and other crap...i have a history of back problems, bulging discs that lean on my nerve root among other things....i need an answer im going outta my mind , i am a single mother of a 5 yr old and i cant properly care for him being in this condition..thank god its summer and hes able to be at a relatives house while this is going on... does anyone out there have suggestion or possible answer to why this is happening i'd greatly appericate any answers....
tingle to my toes
i can also be reached at
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.