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A 34-year-old member asked:

what could cause tingling hands?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Nerve compression: You squeezed / compressed a nerve while sleeping on your arm.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Carpal tunnel is one: common issue. Other nerve to the hand and arm can also be affected. Neck problems can cause hand numbness too. A lot depends upon which finger and which part of the hand is involved,
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Carpal tunnel: Is one thing. A systemic disease i.E diabetes, a reaction to certain medications or treaments i.E radiation treatment for cancer, a back issue with impingment of nerves.

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What does it mean if I wake up w/ tingling hands?

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Why do I wake up with tingling hands after over working?

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What does it mean if I type too long and have tingling hands?

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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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May be carpal tunnel: May be carpal tunnel syndrome. Sleeping in a brace may be helpful, but if persistent symptoms see a hand surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment. Left untreated, if symptoms become constant, nerve damage can occur.

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