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numbness in hands with shooting pain coming from shoulder to middle finger

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Confusing: The only place all those areas have a common nerve serving them is the neck. This would be very unusual. Ypou should see your doc soon. Those are ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possiible the neck: Numbness is usually a neurologic complaint. There may be a number of possible causes of shoulder pain and hand numbness. One possible cause is a "pi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: Might be referred pain from cervical spine. Might be a thoracic outlet compression. Might be a more peripheral nerve compression. Might be a central n ... Read More
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical disc : Many things can cause this but in combination one cause is a cervical disc protrusion that puts pressure on a nerve root. Get an evaluation by an orth ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Could be your neck: A bulging disc in your neck could be pinching the nerve to your finger. When numbness and pain strike the same area, the problem is often more centra ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Fritzhand
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: There are many causes for this...Most common is of a nerve being pinched in the neck that can lead to spasming of the shoulder region with numbness of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Most common CTS: Carpal tunnel is common, ulnar nerve or cubital tunnel, neck discs, nerve compression are common issues.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See rheum: You are far more likely to have carpal tunnel than lupus. I presume you have seen an orthopedic surgeon who had injected the wrist area with cortisone ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neck problem: Sounds like you may have a cervical disc problem in your neck w/ the description of your symptoms. See an ors or neurosurgeon for examination, x-rays ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need an Evaluation: You may have arthritis, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, anyway you need an evaluation to decide the cause. Until you see the rheumatologist you c ... Read More
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