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pain and numbness in feet and hands

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 9, 2007
  • 10:28 PM

For a few years now I have had trouble when walking for extended distances. After as little as one quarter mile (or less) my calves (both legs) will tighten up and more often than not cause moderate to severe pain. This symptom seemed isolated to itself and the alking for a long time.However, I have recently started a new job at a wharhouse and for the first few weeks the bottoms of my feet hurt intensely and the pain was also accompanied by the calf pain, although not as painful or apparent as while walking. Last week there was a change in my symptoms. Both of my feet, particularly the toe and heel regions became numb and have remained so to this day with no signs of change or progress, still when I walk or stand for long periods of time they (my feet) begin to hurt and/or tingle in my toes and heels. I am also losing feeling in both of my hands when sitting, lying or standing in certain positions. I do have past injuries to my spine due to a car accident and have had chiropractic assistance. Any ideas? I really need to get this one figured out. I have recently stopped taking Paroxatene and Trazadone as well.

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  • Hi, Your symptyms sound so familiar. Im not saying this is what is wrong with you,but I have Muscular Distrophy and I have all of what you said. Just do a little research on it. I hope it is just something minor. Good luck.
    amy hoskins 17 Replies
    • February 12, 2007
    • 00:50 AM
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  • This isn't muscular dystrophy.Your hand symptoms could be something simple like carpal tunnel syndrome.Your leg symptoms could be due to a problem with circulation in the legs (claudication) or to a problem with the lower back (spinal stenosis) or possibly to a problem with the nerves in your feet/legs.See a doctor.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 14, 2007
    • 04:16 PM
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