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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
Not Sure?: I am not clear on what you mean by hand twitching. If your hand has a tremor while at rest and this is new it should be checked out. If you have a t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Neither: Your body probably compensated.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Multiple sclerosis: A year old MRI is not the means by which to evaluate the possibility of your having ms. You should be seen and fully evaluated by a neurologist. Go s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No not from a small: Cervical bulge. See a neurologist for a complete evaluation and workup.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience in Hand Surgery
Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cubital tunnel: May be a pinched nerve at your elbow. This will cause numbness / tingling in the ring and small finger and weakness in your hand. If symptoms are pers ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes and no: Typical carpal tunnel symptoms are numbness and tingling. The fingers most affected are the thumb, index, middle, and ring fingers. Finger spasms may ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
There are two main: Sources for that either local (carpel tunnel, other ) or having some things effecting the nerve in the neck(disc) could cause that also. Check it out.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: You could have some facial numbness or eye twitching from pinched nerves, but they do not normally go together. If it remains more than two weeks, you ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Call: Call PCP or go to ER
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Porrino
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Carpal tunnel?: If the numbness is in the thumb, pointer, and/or middle finger, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. This is from nerve compression in the wrist, usual ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are havin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience in Rheumatology
Hand pain: Taken together your symptoms may be suggestive of an inflammatory or autoimmune disease. I would recommend a clinical and laboratory evaluation by a r ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Sounds like: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. Make an appointment with you family doc.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Stress?: There are many causes for a tremor such as thyroid problems See your MD it may be just stress
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Possibly: The distribution of the sensation does match that seen in carpal tunnel- a neurologist can help confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment, such as ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
Needs eye exam: Your question has very little information. Nevertheless, crossing of the eyes is not normal. It is more worrisome in a child since their brain is deve ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Unusual: A neurologist is needed for a problem of this complexity. A side effect of Ritalin (methylphenidate) is always a possibility.
A male asked:
Dr. John Straus
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low potassium: Cramping often due to low potassium and many medical conditions can cause this or side effect of diuretic blood pressure medication. Can also cause nu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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How long? One side?: If this is on one side & started suddenly you should get it checked urgently http://www.stroke.org.nz/See-a-Stroke-FAST If the symptoms have been ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Unfortunately,: You are likely developing carpal tunnel syndrome. A hand specialist can help reverse this, and allow you to continue playing clarinet.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Neck or hand: This could be from the neck like a pinched nerve at C6 however, my impression is you have symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. See your family md for a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience in Gastroenterology
Twitching: For further evaluation of twitching of the fingers, sometimes an evaluation by a neurologist is helpful. They may perform an EMG to determine if ther ... Read More

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