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why does my hand keep going numb

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Squeezed nerves: Often carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compressed in wrist) or ulnar nerve entrapment (at the funnybone area) can cause this...It is quite common. Also p ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Neuropathic?: Sounds like you have nerve impingement; possibly from the arthritis...Or from something else. Get with your doctor to determine not only the cause; b ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Raemisch
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syn: Carpal tunnel syndrome is probably the most common cause. Jra itself doesn't cause numbness, but the swelling associated with jra can cause carpal tu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination an ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Neuropathy: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the nerves to be compressed; in addition the nerve could be similarly compromised at the elbow level, the axilla or t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Carpal tunnel?: The numbness is likely a nerve compression it could in turn be due to weight work condition or arthritis or combination of factors best to see your d ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Hand pain: It sounds like carpal tunnel but you should see your doctor for an examination and more detailed history to know for sure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Numbness and tingling most likely represents a nerve compression of one or more nerves of the upper extremity - commonly carpal tunnel syndrome or cub ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
May be carpal tunnel: It is possible that you may have carpal tunnel syndrome. When sleeping at night, you may be flexing your wrist or sleeping on it. There is a nerve w ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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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

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