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Back Pain Numb Fingers
Numbness in hand: The most common causes of numbness in the pinky and ring finger is compression of the nerve at one of four places: the wrist, the elbow, the armpit, or the neck. The condition is unrelated to the chronic low back pain, although it is possible that you have arthritis in your neck and your low back that underlies both symptoms. ...Read more
Cervical disc disease manifests as pain in the shoulder and then radiates down toward the hand. Other signs are weakness in the fingers and the arm.
Treatment is usually a trial of nsaids and physical therapy.
To make the definitive diagnosis, an MRI and emg/ncv will identify the source of the problem. ...Read more
Back pain in middle of back and numbness of toes and fingers. Forearms and hands seem cold/sensitive. No initial outstanding event before numbness.
What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.
Nerve compression: Sounds like you nmay have injuried your back which is causing excessive pressur on nerves to extremities. If it does not resolve, see a physician. ...Read more
I am a 44 year old woman. I have had a lot of foot pain as well as upper back pain and sometimes I get numbness in my finger tips, frequent sore thoats?
Physical exam: Your symptoms require a comprehensive physical exam, testing, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!
Got Ulnar nerve entrapment on left side, numb little finger and ring finger now I have lower left back pain and pain in right shoulder, linked?
Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an underlying symtom of something?
Cubital tunnel: Entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (funny bone) is common. Usually aggravated with bending of elbow: while sleeping, working at desk, driving a car, all of which we tend to flex the elbow and create increased tension on the ulnar nerve. Try sleeping with straight arms, avoid postures that flex the arms during the day. You're awfully young for neck probs, but possible. ...Read more
I have been suffering from severe fatigue, dizziness, headaches, body aches, chest pain, numb hands and fingers, back pain, room spinning?
See a Physician: You have multiple symptoms and would be impossible to pin your diagnosis without a good physical exam. Seek medical attention and good luck ...Read more
High blood pressure an dibieties numbness in fingers an lower back pain sick to my stomach light headed what is causing this?
See your PCP: ASAP as these symptoms must not be ignored. Multiple factors may be at play. ...Read more
I'm 27 fem. I don't smoke I have had joint pain and back. Numb fingers. My feet and hands constantly fall asleep. WBC 4.5.luekocyts 60%.Neurophil 35%.?
Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?
Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more
Lower back pain numbness and tingling fingers joint pain aching limbs extreme tiredness and fatigue am diabetic g.er. D CKD stage 3?
What causes my dorsal spine pain (interscapular) with pain at inferior angle of right scapula & tingling & numbness of left little & ring fingers?
Soft Tissues: Several causes for low back pain. Nerve impingements, ligament injuries, tendinitis, joint disorders & muscle spasms often complicitus. See Osteopath; skilled diagnosticians of soft tissue disorders, which are oft radiolucent & not discerned by imaging studies. Bones "degenerate" w. age & absent pain, & unskilled doctors can ignorantly chose Radiology-report descriptors as quasi-diagnostic terms. ...Read more
Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?
Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
My daughter complains back pain with numbness just below the upper right shoulder. What is the cause and what can be done?
Possible back pact: Not knowing what age she is assume she is in school it could be the way she carries her books she should carry them equally with both shoulders if in her hand switch hands other may be she has a curvature of spine that is not common can massage and also change carrying method. ...Read more
One night I broke out into a sweat and almost passed out. Ever since then I haven't been right. I can't breath and I have back pain and numbness body?
See a doctor: Some questions here are easy to answer. In your situation there are too many possible things going on for anyone here to provide meaningful advice other than your symptoms warrant careful evaluation by a good (ideally holistic) doc. You might have an infection like lyme disease/babesiosis, a neurological disorder, food allergies, heavy metal or other poisoning, B12 deficiency, anxiety disorder etc. ...Read more
I have pains in left adobomen that goes from front to back pain medicine numbs pain but constant pain?
Need more details: But this could be shingles. Best to get it checked out in case you need to started on medication within the first 72 hours. ...Read more
I've had back pain for a while now but now I've started to have very noticeable finger spasms. Are these two in anyway related?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
It is unlikely that: The finger pain is related to your other problems but it is certainly possible that the back pain is related to your constipation. If increased fiber and hydration in your diet does not resolve the problem then you should see a health care provider for additional advice and evaluation. ...Read more
Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waste down. What can I do for the pain?
I have IC and I have had lower back pain for a few months. It hurts the most at night also have numbness if I stay in one position to long.
Would a disc problem cause numbness in the abdomen? Entire abdomen feels numb with tingling for three days, having some back pain too. Related?
Upper neck/back pain for 5yrs & migraines 10+ yrs. Back is hurting worse daily causing severe migraines + numbness/tingling on left side of face.
Sudden onset back pain that radiates down right leg and makes leg go numb upon standing. Severe stab pain when moved. I'm only 23, what could it be?
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more