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A 16-year-old female asked:

Numbness and tingling in both hands. for over a month. burning sensation in fingers. pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. what could this mean?

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
?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 your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse.
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 49 years experience
CTS: Likely 2 separate conditions e.G carpal timnel symdrome and arthritis in multiple joints.
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 42 years experience
Need to see doctor: The bilateral nature of your symptoms is of concern and may point to systemic disease. However, this is not a diagnosis made online. See your doctor.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Could be CTS: or another cause so see doctor for evaluation.
Last updated Jan 25, 2015

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