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    Hi everyone. For the last two consecutive days, I have been experiencing numbness and tingling in my left arm. I have been experiencing more and more tingling in my feet, but now I am concerned about this left arm. I have an aneurysm on the right side of my brain. I wonder if that has anything to do with it. Does anybody have any suggestions?

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    I too have this sensation and the numbness also,have had it off n on most of this year.But with you having the anuyrsm,there is no harm going to see your doctor just for peace of mind.Let me know what you decide.Thinking of you

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    Thank you Angel Oliver. I am a little frightened about going to the doctors lately. I just found out that I need to have my wisdom teeth pulled. That's funny because I thought all four were pulled over 20 years ago. Then there's the crazy headaches. Do you get emotional for no reason? Sometimes I feel like running away from myself. I know I put my family through some changes, but sometimes I don't even understand what I am going through. I am not one for taking the meds that keep you sleepy all day. I hate that. The doctor put me on Lorazapem (5mgs) and before that, I was taking Amyitryptillin (100 mgs). That stuff makes me more crazy than before taking it so I only take it as needed. I needed it yesterday because I felt myself getting ready to burst because of the different emotions I was feeling, but I took a Lorazapem and I felt better. I hate being bound to medications. Sometimes I feel like "Why me", but then I snap out of it because my husband has CP and his sister has MS. So compared to the two of them, I am doing far better (most of the time). Sorry, I didn't mean to go on like this. Thanks again for responding.

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    Oh yes, just call me an emotional rollercoster. I used to think it was from the prednisone, but I've been that from almost a year now. It is hard for family to understand our struggles sometimes... But you now have a huge online family that totally understands and we are here for you!
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    Hi mrstjscott,
    You are not alone. It's so hard to have a chronic illness and not be worn out emotionally or mentally too. I take zoloft, it really helps and I don't have any side affects, so it's all good! I can really tell when I am not on it, just had a baby 6 months ago, so was off of it for the pregnancy and then to nurse for a few weeks.... I am so much more EVEN when I am on it.
    Counting my blessings, like my kids, hubby, etc helps too.
    God Bless,
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    Default Numbness in left arm

    Thank you bunnie and leskie for replying. As I am typing this, I am experiencing a severe headache. I am overtired because I do not nap during the day although I am extremely tired. I am about to go to bed after I play a couple of arcade games. That will take my mind off of this headache.
    Good night and God bless you both and the entire wehavelupus family.
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