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I am a 59 year old female who has always been in good

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I am a 59 year old female who has always been in good health. For the past few months my lower legs, and sometime my whole have a tingling feeling, especially at night while in bed. Recently, while dozing off in the afternoon I was awakened by a very strong tingling in my whole body and my ears were ringing. I also had a strange sensation in my head like in was swooshing. It went away after a few seconds but found it disturbing. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...

Tingling / numbness indicates issues with sensory nerve , problem in entire body suggests some generalized issue , as you have had also strange sensation in head so it would be ideal for you check Vitamin B 12 Levels because often low level of Vitamin B 12 could be the reason of your symptoms .

Please check it up so that appropriate treatment may be offered to you .

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Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
Hello
This is not typical of B12 deficiency.
This can be any number of problems.
Diabetes
Liver or kidney disease.
Heavy metals.
Iron deficiency.
Autoimmune neuropathy
Not so much B vitamins but could contribute.
Spinal disease.
You need to be seen immediately.
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