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tingling in the fingers starts at elbow

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience in Hand Surgery
Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain i see is tennis elbow which is a tendinitis on the outside part of the elbow. The pain can be treated with injecti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thorough evaluation: A thorough physical examination is a place to start. Other tests could include a nerve conduction study, spinal imaging of various shorts, and analysi ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
You forgot about: Your wrist. That is probably the most common cause of finger tingling. Especially carpal tunnel syndrome. Get an exam by a doctor and s/he may well b ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See your doctor: The symptoms are suggestive of a nerve problem, and a detailed history and physical exam should help tremendously in determining potential causes and ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Diet : Is by far the commonest cause, especially all the sweet "junk" if this applies to you.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Good diagnosis. Speak with pmd for further evaluation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See your doctor: See your doctor. She or he can take a good history, exam you and send you to the appropriate specialist. Your symptoms might come from a neck problem ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Nerve damage: It sounds as if your hand is spasming and possible nerve entrapment. See your doctor to determine cause.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Yes: The symptoms of carpal tunnel, on occasion may be misleading, and some pts even experience shoulder aching. All of this represents referred symptoms, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Ulnar nerve: Compression of the ulnar nerve can cause numbness, tingling or pain in the 4th and 5th fingers. Entrapment can occur in many places along it's path f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Pain in joints of the fingers may signal the onset of inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. Your doctor will want to take a history, perf ... 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 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Carpel tunnel?: You may have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome when the nerve is compressed by inflammation or anatomical structure. The rising use of the hand on ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: Tingling to those fingers are usually associated with a nerve irritation. If you trace the nerves back, it can mean a local only irritation at t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience in Neurology
Seek evaluation: There are some questions that first need to be asked and some exam findings but it may be that you have a focal neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndr ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cubital tunnel can: affect the intrinsic muscles of the hand which includes a muscle called the adductor pollicus which crosses the web space from the palm to the thumb ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Bursitis/tendonits: Definitely signs of an inflammed joint- call your physician for exam, medication and xray.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hildreth
43 years experience in Hand Surgery
May b carpal tunnel: Pain of the thumb, index finger, and middle finger may b cts. Usually the ring and small finger r not involved. If symptoms persist you should see yo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
?carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let you ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly: See your doctor for proper evaluation.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis could: Be playing a part especially if you have had an injury in the past. Outside of that it could very well be a trigger finger if it is an isolated finge ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience in Neurology
Could be...: Spasms with twitching do tend to suggest some injury or irritation of the nerves to the forearm. If you have any numbness, tingling or other change i ... Read More
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