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Why do i feel tingling in my hands?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Many causes: There are many potential causes of tingling in the hands-fingers.The location and the nature of the tingling or paresthesias can help to narrow down the cause. Diabetes mellitus is a leading cause as it leads to a peripheral neuropathy that preferentially affects the fingers.In a young person, carpal tunnel syndrome can be related to occupation.This tends to affect the thumb, index, and 3rd finger.

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