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Numbness or tingling on one side of body

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Aneurysm

An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakness in the blood vessel wall, usually where it branches.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Weakness of one side of the body
  • Severe headache
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Headache that came on suddenly
  • Neck stiffness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Aneurysm.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Numbness or tingling of hands
  • Weakness of one side of the body
  • Weakness in the hands
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Wrist pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Postherpetic neuralgia

Postherpetic neuralgia is a nerve pain that occurs at the site of a previous attack of a condition called shingles.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling of your skin burning
  • Itchy skin
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Extreme pain on touching
  • Numbness or tingling on chest or back

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Postherpetic neuralgia.

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Shingles

Shingles is an infection of a nerve and the skin around it.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Itchy rash
  • Blistering rash
  • Painful skin
  • Blisters on chest, abdomen or back
  • Numbness or tingling on chest or back

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Shingles.

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Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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