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numbness in palm of left hand

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Hand Doc: Since the palm is a functional surface, numbness is an important symptom. If can indicate nerve damage, and certain nerves need repair by a hand spec ... Read More

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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve compression : Try a formal course of physical therapy. You should also see a pain management specialist. An epidural steroid injection may help. If ultimately all f ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Unlikely: Most commonly, focal hand numbness is due to carpal tunnel syndrome, or even ulnar nerve cubital tunnel issues. Isolated hand numbness would be a rat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Get evaluated: Could be due to nerve compression at wrist, elbow, brachial plexus, even neck. Evaluation and testing can localize and point the way for further ther ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
See Dr.: Sounds like you are having a pinching nerve somewhere, possible carpal tunnel syndrome. You need to get persistent numbness evluated asap. Good luck ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Many things: Many things can cause it. Capital tunnel, shoulder, neck, brain.... Problems in any of these areas can cause hand numbness. Shoulder nerve probs ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Ibuprofen?: Ibuprofen if thats it is an anti-inflammatory that is not typically associated with this there can be many causes from simle nerve compression to ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pain L. Hand: Carpal tunnel syndrome (radial nerve compression) need to be ruled out.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience in Neurology
Evaluation: Those symptoms warrant a face to face evaluation to determine cause sooner rather than later. Please see a physician.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Neurologist: The problem which is positional, could be due to pinched nerves at the wrist(carpal tunnel syndrome) or impingement of a nerve or nerve root at the ne ... Read More
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