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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: The right arm/hand/thumb numbness/tingling may be caused by a pinched nerve in your neck, which then sends symptoms down the arm. A carpal tunnel syn ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Considrr: Might be carpal tunnel or even C-6 radicular problem. Testing can give answer
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You prob. have: an irritated radial nerve. rest,no massages and see if it gets better over next month(nerves take a long time to heal). If not or worsens,see your dr.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience in Hand Surgery
No: Numbness in the upper arm is not related to your injury, it is most likely from a pinched nerve in the neck. I would recommend you see an orthopedic s ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Ulnar nerve: You are describing a sensory nerve issue, not motor. It's possible to have compression or entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist or elbow. Someti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levan Atanelov
3 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Urgent: Go to the ED. Afterwards, see a neurologist or a physiatrist for nerve study if symptoms persist
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Spider???: Unless you saw it and felt it bite, then took it to an expert, assume it was not a spider! Spider bites are rare. Unless you live where venomous spide ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Ans: In that area. Sound like ulnar nerve issue. You can see your doctor for evaluation and possible nerve conduction studies. Did you injure your elbow ar ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
25 years experience in Hand Surgery
Numbness : Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Lenk
27 years experience in Neurology
Probably ok: Based on your age, there's probably nothing to worry about. However, i would see your doctor and ask to be referred to a neurologist for an exam. He ... 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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Low cervical prob: Either of 2 possibilities. 1) ulnar nerve compression in the arm or elbow; this would cause numb ring (4) and pinky (5) with weakness in grip. 2) low ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Ulnar nerve: The finger numbness you describe corresponds to the distribution of the ulnar nerve. The lack of any real specific information in your post does not a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Please consider seeing your health care provider to assess the reason behind the irritated body areas.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Time for Neurologist: These are such unusual symptoms that have followed allergy shots, so one should be cautious about blaming the injections on these new problems. Any i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Clarify your problem: Although you may have some issue with nerve compression in neck, it is conceivable that you have more peripheral nerve compression instead. An EMG te ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Neuritis: Nerve irritation either from your cervical spine or from the nerves of your forearm, hands and fingers. Duiabetes and electrolyte issues can also caus ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
15 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Carpal tunnel?: Pain, numbness, tingling in the thumb, index and middle finger along with hand weakness suggests carpal tunnel syndrome. You should get an electro dia ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Many possibilities: This requires a thorough examination and possible laboratory studies, as hard to pin down precisely what is causing all of this. Some possibilities i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
Tingling: Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cubital: Tunnel...See a hand therapist and a hand doctor. Probably not surgical.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Hand pain: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer is that there are various sources of hand painn, ranging from the spine to the thoracic o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Best to : Consult with your physician . It is possible that you have a pinched nerve that caused the tingling and warm sensation. Need to know how often, how l ... Read More
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