Hair Loss And Numbness Or Tingling

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

Numbness or tingling can be signs of nerve damage due to any cause. The sudden onset of numbness on one side of the body can be a sign of a stroke; seek emergency medical attention if this happens. Hair loss, known as alopecia, has many causes. Contact your doctor to discuss any worrisome symptoms you may be having.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List