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Persistent headaches, tingling in left fingers and weakness

For about 8 weeks I have had a headache every day. It's not particularly bad an doesn't stop me doing anything but it is always there. I also have experienced occasional pain in my left arm and tingling in the last 2 fingers on my left hand. I've seen my doctor about this and first she suggested an eye test. Everything appeared normal so then she put me on tablets for sinus congestion for 4 weeks. I am 3 weeks through the tablets and they have not made any difference to the headaches. Now I have noticed my right leg feels weaker than my left. It's particularly noticeable when going up and down the stairs it feels a bit harder to push up on my leg, and occasionally when I am walking my leg buckles underneath me and I nearly fall over. Any ideas what this could be? I feel like a nuisance going back to my doctor but I am starting to get a bit worried. I dont feel stressed or anxious and I have never suffered with migraines or anything like that so I don't know what this could be.
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replied November 17th, 2014
Hello! Here is the answer to your query on eHealth forum!

Well, since you have neurological symptoms like tingling and weakness, it would be important to rule out cervical spinal nerve compression in the neck vertebrae, arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis etc), low vitamin D, low vitamin B12 and posture problems. Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please consult your doctor regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!



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