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my fingers are numb and tingling in morning, my legs ache and

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my fingers are numb and tingling in morning, my legs ache and in one one leg i fell like a ball with a dull pain, especially in the morning, i also have loer back pain and my back stiffens and hurts when i staand or walk
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.tiwari replied 6 years ago.
Will you please answer some questions so that i can help you-
1.Since when it is there?
2.Is the pain /stiffness does improve with day?
3.Are you also feeling excessive fatigue?
4.Is there any chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure?
Please reply.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Numbness in fingers for about two years, back pain about 7 years, leg pain about 1 yr


does improve with day, but numbness come back off and on during day

yes, tired a lot


high blood pressure mainly as result of medication for depression/anxiety, obese=350lbs, high cholesterol

Expert:  Dr.tiwari replied 6 years ago.
Thanks for information.

With the history of high blood pressure,obesity,high cholesterol the most probable reason for your numbness in your fingers may be carpel tunnel syndrome,where there is compression of the median nerve in the wrist which leads to feeling of the numbness in the fingers specially the lateral 3 1/2 fingers.
The reason for back pain radiating to lower limb at this age may be either-
-A prolapsed disc in your back

-Lumber spondylosis in vertebrae of the back.

You should do following to have relief in all this-

1.Reduce your weight .It may be the reason for your carpel tunnel syndrome & excess stress on your back.

2.Start wearing a lumbosacral corset.It will help in keeping your spine in normal shape & avoid abnormal movement at the back.

3.Do warm fomentation at the back.It will help in relieving pain at the back.

4.You may consult to your doctor & have some test to rule out the [problem like EMG/NCV tests for carpel tunnel syndrome while a x ray for the back.

5.Your doctor may give you relief in your finger numbness by injection local steroid injection at the wrist.

6.To have relief in the pain you may have an analgesic like tramadol with paracetamol.Which will be very helpful for you.

Hope all this will give you relief.

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