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leg and arm numbness coming with anger and brain burning

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 16, 2006
  • 10:19 AM

I underwent two surgery from my left leg(meniscus) and my left elbow(cubital tunnel syndrome ulnar nerve compression).I also lived a long depression at this time for 3 years. when i get anxious(especially anxious),anger,etc., my brain left half starts giving burning feel and my leg and arm get numbed at same time.numbness doesnt prevent to move.but both starts from my left knee and my left elbow and goes to my left leg little finger and my left hand little finger.when I run or any rythmic activity lasting 15 minutes or more, numbnesses are goes away. I think numbness about endorphin. I dont know the reason of numbness on my leg and elbow. an emg to my elbow showed my ulnar nerve is still bad a month ago .probably it is from first surgery but it is not active when i feel good.
could you help me?

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  • i understand wat ur going threw, i am 38 yrs old and all mt life i have been active and working, about a yr ago i started getting numb and tingly with my arm from the elbow down 2 my pinky finger and my leg from my knee down to my toes. This is only on the rite side of my body.i feel pain that is hard 2 describe, hot searing pain in my leg and like a dead weight, i keep tripping, getting bruises and cant even feel it wen it does happen. i have no energy, am depressed and sweat alot. i actually drag my foot. i have been to numerous doctors and i get all different diagnosis, one even said it was all in my head. i have been on nuerontin, vicodin,norco,cymbalta,ibuprofin,muscle relaxants, u name it ive been on it. i am also have a hard knot on my ulnar also and they say its a muscle, i am at my wits end. i weigh 110 pds so i am not over weight.i have been a bartender all my life and i cant even wear heel anymore due to the fact that i fall to the left all the time. i could go on and on but theres not enough time for you to read a book, ha-ha. The muscle in my leg is like jello now and ive always had a tight body. ive been sleeping w/ tube socks on because just having the blanket touch my skin is painful, it feels as if i am wearing nylons a very weird feeling on my skin.i have been to dr 4 emg, ekg, etc. no help. i am at a loss, they say its nueropathy, maybe multiple sclerosis, they dont know. maybe someone out there can help. the pain is unbearable.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • August 19, 2006
    • 00:24 PM
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  • You've checked into RSDS?(google it)
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