Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral) 11 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 11 conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Migraine Headache
There is 1 somewhat common condition that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Endemic Goiter
There are 7 uncommon conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Electrolyte Imbalance
  3. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Lead Poisoning
  6. Megaloblastic Anemia
  7. Thyroiditis
There are 2 rare conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Hand Numbness (bilateral).
  1. Nephrotic Syndrome
  2. Spinal Cord Tumor

Last Updated: Aug 27, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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