Top answers from doctors based on your search:

my hands feel heavy

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Gotman
35 years experience Podiatry
Numb arm: Possible Nerve compression. follow with neurologist. Good luck
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Left sided chest pain and pain referred to the left arm can be indications of heart disease. It is important to rule this out. See your Family Doctor ... Read More
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Various : Best to see your pcp.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
NOT anxiety: Painful swollen fingers may be due to some form of 'auto-immune' arthritis. Simple blood tests (sed rate/crp) can quickly test for inflammation and co ... Read More
4 thanks
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More Info: Need more information. Forearms or upper arm? Have you been exercising more than usual? Any other symptoms? Any other medical illnesses?, etc.
1 thank
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
18 years experience Family Medicine
Could be emergency: There are a number of possible causes, but the most urgent to rule out is a stroke. You should seek immediate evaluation - and in most areas the quic ... Read More
8 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Carpal tunnel syndro: Carpal tunnel sydrome is the most common causes, and repetitive activity is the most common causes of carpal tunnel. Keyboard rests are avaialable to ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
No reason: There is no ocular disease reason for this.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Are you using a : Boppie for support & resting your forearms on the padded arms of a rocking chair? Somehow your position is pulling on the roots of nerves to these are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Need more info: Hi. Sorry, but we can't guess at things like this. We have no information on you, no medical history, no medications you take, etc. We don't even know ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wright
11 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: There are many possible explanations including nerve problems like nerve root compression or peripheral neuropathy, or inflammatory disorders such as ... Read More
2 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle vs vascular: This may be muscle or vascular. We would need more information. See your physician.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: You cut off blood flow somewhat to hands and or feet depending on the way you sleep. Swelling in those areas could make it worse. Also heavy physical ... Read More
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dutka
44 years experience Neurology
Carpal tunnel?: Cramping of the hands has several causes. Probably the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome, due to pressure on the nerve at the wrist. There are r ... Read More
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Numb hands and arms: Pinched nerves due to cervical spine arthritis or disc disease might be the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy of various causes (di ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Occupational: Your symptoms appear to be work related and probably are due to strain,sprain and overuse activities on your new job. Hopefully you'll get conditioned ... Read More
1 thank
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Hot face: With increased activity like your workouts, there is increased circulation. You may not have noticed it but your face is probably also flushed causing ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your Ortho: Given your history of previous hip replacements, xrays of your hips should be the first step to evaluate your present symptoms. If the xrays show no ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve?: I am not sure, but maybe you have a nerve being irritated and that is causing your "vibration" feeling. If you use your hand/wrist often, then inflam ... Read More
1 thank
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Dorfman
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need eval: Symptoms could be due to cervical spine problem with pressure on nerve roots or spinal cord compression. With the head numbness a cerebral problem nee ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Should: Get full neurological exam to make sure nothing going on with spine, good luck!
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Need a full physical: The most common cause would be hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. It could have something to do with your lower spine. Other less common cause would be ... Read More
1 thank
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Head hurts etc: Please go to see your doctor or go to the er - this is not normal.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Carpal tunnel : The swelling that is common in pregnancy can crowd structures in the tunnel and lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, also handing your baby add more stress ... Read More
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits