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Numbness in arms & legs?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Annabel_Eve, Nov 11, 2017 at 4:41 PM.

  1. Annabel_Eve

    Annabel_Eve Type 1 · Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    Has anyone else experienced this...

    woke up this morning & couldn't feel or move my right arm & leg!!! Complete loss of sensation. Tested my blood & it was 3.9, so not as low as it usually is on a hypo. Had some glucose tabs, waited & then my leg came back to life, my arm however took a little longer. Within about 30mins I was back to normal again & have had no problems since.

    I have never had anything like this before, just the odd numb arm if I sleep on it!

    Thanks o_O
     
  2. Lally123

    Lally123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Needs checking out by a doctor. Raises the possibility of a transient ischemic attack (TIA). probably not but you.definitely need some advice on that.
     
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  3. Jo123

    Jo123 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Annabel, I would see a doctor about that sooner than later, I would worry that it was a TIA, but I'm not a doctor!
    After the event if they suspect it was they will treat all your stroke risk factors aggressively.
     
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  4. Annabel_Eve

    Annabel_Eve Type 1 · Member

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    Thank you, I will definitely get checked out by my doctor
     
  5. Annabel_Eve

    Annabel_Eve Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks Jo. You can tend to just brush things off, but after both replies I will definitely be seeing my doctor.
     
  6. Jo123

    Jo123 · Well-Known Member

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    Good luck annabel, hopefully it will be nothing.
     
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