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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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I have been having on and off headaches for a while. Last

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Hello. I have been having on and off headaches for a while. Last weekend I had a bad headache my lips went numb and were shaking really bad. My left hand has constant pins and needle sensation. Everyday I have at least two-three headaches. I went to see a pa and he ordered a ct but we have to wait until an insurance issue is cleared up
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


What is your question about your headaches?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm more concerned with the numbness in my hand. It doesn't have as much strength and the headaches are coming more frequently.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


A stroke, mini stroke, is possible.

MS can rarely present like this.

A problem in the cervical spine, such as transverse myelitis.

This is caused by infection.

I would go to the ER if this is progressing.

If it comes and goes, there is an entire neurological workup that needs to be done.

An MRI is definitive, not a CT.

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