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273 Possible Causes for Numbness of the Hand, Paresthesia, Tetanus

  • Stroke

    Stroke survivors may also have numbness or strange sensations.[ninds.nih.gov] […] associated with high agreement for the diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack vs no vascular event are a sudden change in speech, visual loss, diplopia, numbness or tingling[doi.org] […] to 10 754·7) –57·3 ( 77·1 to 19·2) * –36·1 ( 63·1 to 17·1) 219·5 (98·9 to 424·0) 144·6 (69·9 to 262·6) 89·4 (48·1 to 153·9) –59·3 ( 78·1 to 22·8) * –38·1 ( 64·3 to 13·3) Tetanus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Calcium levels should be checked if a patient complains of "CATS go numb" - convulsions, arrythmia, tetany (strong convulsions in the hands), and numbness in the hands, feet[house.wikia.com] At presentation, he had ataxia, paresthesia in the hands and feet, and abdominal cramping. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain was unremarkable.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of severe hypocalcemia can be remembered with the mnemonic 'CATS go numb': Convulsions, Arrhythmias, Tetany and numbness of hands, feet and lips.[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Patients with GBS suffer from an a fast onset of symptoms including weakness, numbness and even paralysis of peripheries, including hands, feet, arms and legs.[cidpneuropathysupport.com] Abstract The authors present the case of a 65-year-old woman who was admitted for paraparesis and paresthesias in the inferior limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MCT Law represents patients with CIDP and GBS triggered by: Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (Flu Shot) Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus shot (DTaP) Hepatitis-B vaccine Measles[mctlawyers.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in the hands or feet; weakness in the arms or legs; or[nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with progressive decrease of visual acuity, intermittent diplopia, paresthesia of the left arm and equilibrium disturbances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] other protozoal infections [113] Barrier Deficiency Any break in the barrier function of skin and other epithelium predisposes to infection, including wound infections, tetanus[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Median Neuropathy

    We included 62 subjects (with 107 wrists) who reported experiencing no hand numbness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the nerve at the carpal tunnel (the onset of paresthesia indicates a positive Tinel's sign).[symptoma.com] […] first case report was actually a direct traumatic injury to the median nerve as recognized by Gensoul in 1836 where he had performed an autopsy on a young girl who died of tetanus[drbadia.com]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Abstract Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] for heavy metal titers Arsenic causes sensorimotor neuropathy Gold may cause some demyelination Organophosphates A Sensorimotor No specific or practical laboratory test Tetanus[aafp.org] Avoiding injury If you’re experiencing numbness in your hands and feet, try to limit the possibility of injury.[breastcancercare.org.uk]

  • Frostbite

    Signs and Symptoms aching pain or numbness, most often on hands, feet, face, and ears skin that feels hard and waxy, with a white or grayish yellow color What to Do If you[kidshealth.org] Milder forms of injury include frostnip and pernio: Frostnip refers to cold-induced, localized paresthesias that resolve with rewarming.[web.archive.org] Administer ibuprofen to limit inflammation , tetanus toxoid to prevent tetanus infection, and antibiotics to prevent or treat infection.[webmd.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] in the hands and feet Calf muscle become tender Bouts of confusion, irritability and forgetfulness Experiencing grave difficulty in walking properly A preliminary physical[symptoma.com] ., paresthesia, peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord degeneration), Psychiatric symptoms (irritability, personality change, depression), Cardiovascular problems (e.g., myocardial[kidsnewtocanada.ca] Treatment of tetanus; severe bone-marrow depression after prolonged nitrous-oxide anaesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuropathy

    Alcohol abuse Excessive drinking of alcohol can affect the nervous system, causing numbness of the hands and feet.[foundationforpn.org] He stopped the statin that day, but the paresthesia did not lessen.[jfponline.com] […] for heavy metal titers Arsenic causes sensorimotor neuropathy Gold may cause some demyelination Organophosphates A Sensorimotor No specific or practical laboratory test Tetanus[aafp.org]

  • Scalenus Anticus Syndrome

    Double Crush Syndrome Patients with thoracic outlet syndrome usually have symptoms of tingling and numbness in the hand.[nerve.wustl.edu] Symptoms may include numbness, tingling, aching, swelling of the extremity and fingers, and weakness of the neck or arm.[ninds.nih.gov] […] epicondylitis, Subacute meningitis or Peripheral neuropathy, Polyneuropathy, Polymyalgia rheumatica, Eosinophilic fasciitis, Fibromyalgia, Spasmodic torticollis (Wryneck syndrome), Tetanus[webmanmed.com]

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