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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sounds like you: have athletes foot on your feet. Potentially this could be on your hand too. Try some over the counter athletes foot cream or treatment and follow the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
23 years experience Neurology
See recent response: Someone asked same thing re r hand. Peripheral nerve compression (eg carpal tunnel) vs pinched nerve in neck vs other possible causes.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a MD ASAP: what does the palm side of your hand looks like, any skin break or trauma there? How long ago is the pain redness and swelling? hours? Days? Any inf ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
If : If you are a middle aged adult, it is possibly shingles if you are noticing a tingling rash going down only one arm. It could be a sign of a "pinched ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call: Call PCP or go to ER
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tingling: Sounds like a pinched nerve. Take an anti-inflammatory and if no improvement get a medical evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Tingling and numbnes: Fractures are ususally related to trauma. If there has been no trauma then this is very unlikely. Tingling and numbness involving the face and arm usu ... Read More
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A 92-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Not typically: If you are having an allergic reaction the the Prednisone you may have swelling, redness and possibly itching to the area. The Prednisone does not us ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pain: Based on the duration of the problem, it could be musculo skeletal, underlying arthritis or tendinitis might be causing the pain. It would be helpful ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience Neurology
Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could b ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Not sure: Sounds like a neuropathic pain condition. I would go see a regular doctor or a neurologist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: Symptoms are significant. Pl;ease make an appointment with your family physician ASAP. Could be the beginning of shingles or something else and warran ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Hand numbness: Numbness, tingling, and pain in the fingers suggests a pinch nerve that may originate in the neck, elbow, or wrist. See a neurologist to evaluate the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Pain Management
How long: How long is this going on? Consider the ER to get your heart checked. This could be a sign of something.
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: If it were viral i would expect both hands. Probable contact reaction but no way to tell without seeing it. Look for straight lines in the rash that ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
Without knowing: Details about you as a patient its tough to give a definitive answer. The first thought that comes to my mind is neuropathy. If you have uncontrolled ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Numbness is a neurological symptom and a nerve conduct ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly CTS: With your typing history, it is certainly possible for you to have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This can give you sensory changes in the thumb, index, mid ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levan Atanelov
3 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Urgent: Go to the ED. Afterwards, see a neurologist or a physiatrist for nerve study if symptoms persist
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: From the symptoms you describe it sounds line what may be what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" with a radiculopathy (inflammation of a nerve root ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would sure be seen. There are some benign conditions that can be associated with what you are describing, but others that are quite serious. I wou ... Read More

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