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Elkins, Arkansas
A 38-year-old female asked:

Past 5 months or so,left hand index finger joint and thumb randomly twitch,even at night.last night arm was numb when i woke up.i do work at computer but notice twitch also when at home.serious?38 yo female.no weakness,etc.positional vertigo sometime

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctors can evaluate: Such symptoms may be due to a problem in the arm itself and/or in the nerves coming out of the spine and going to the arm. A primary care doctor, or a physical medicine doctor (Physiatrist, PM&R doctor), can evaluate. A neurologist may be consulted, if needed. They can check the nerves, such as the nerves that run on the underside of the wrist (carpal tunnel area).
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