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Can You Get A Form Of Carpal Tunnel Just In The Fingers
Yes: Carpal tunnel classically presents with numbness in the thumb, index, middle, and half of the ring finger (on the side closer to the thumb). Carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve in the palm. The median nerve provides sensation to the aforementioned fingers, which is why patients generally have numbness in those fingers, due to compression of the nerve by the transverse carpal ligament. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a cortisone injection into the carpal tunnel stop the numbness and tingling? If it does is that a good indication that you do have carpal tunnel?
Steroid injection: Steroid injection can temporarily relieve symptoms of numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, and long finger. The classic signs of carpal tunnel syndrome are numbness and tingling in those digits and nighties awakening with numbness/tingling. However, steroid injection is usually not an effective long term treatment strategy. Consider evaluation by a board certified hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Common issues are : Tingling numbness wrist pain loss of dexterity nocturnal or nighttime symptoms. In severe cases weakness and loss of thumb strength. There's definitely a gradient that one sees starting with just a case of night time tingling and going up to to severe loss of strength. http://www.handctr.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See note: Yes. It is called however tarsal tunnel. It commonly is seen in patients who have had carpal tunnel in the past and presents with many of similar findings. Those include numbness and tingling, heel pain, arch soreness, burning sensations and generalized foot fatigue. The treatment for both is very similar and often surgery is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get numb along the side of my hand from the pinky to the wrist...it can extend to the ring/middle finger...Is this Carpal tunnel syndrome?
Not being able to move or feel my hand(from elbow to fingers) in the middle of the night could be caused by ulnar nerve syndrom?No tingling afterwards
Yes, could be: Consider location at elbow or wrist, and have your doctor examine and decide appropriate tests. ...Read more
Can you get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing on a touch screen / tablet? Or does touch reduce the chances of getting injured compared to a keyboard?
Depends: Actually, the primary cause for cts would be prolonged wrist flexion, such as sleeping with the hands tucked under the pillow or head when sleeping. Touch screens vs keyboards would follow the same logic depending on the prolonged posture. If the touch screen patient holds the tablet with a prolonged flexed wrist while typing with the other, they would more likely experience numbness than others. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What would be some causes for getting a tingling/numbing sensation from the shoulder blade all the way to the tip of fingers?
Irritated Situation: If you have a cardiac condition, consult your physician for help. Cardiac symptoms differ for different people. Be safe rather than sorry. Alternatively, peripheral nerve entrapment from the scapula can cause this and even impingement closer to the spine along a specific dermatome (sensory path on the skin). Lastly, shingles (chicken pox) can cause symptoms anywhere along a nerve on the back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person get corporal tunnel in their shoulder and if so can it cause the upper arm to swell?
NO: Assuming you mean CARPAL Tunnel, that is from the median nerve being entrapped and inflamed as it goes through the carpal bones (which form a tunnel) in the wrist. Upper arm swelling and shoulder pains may be caused by another issue, so get it evaluated by Doc. best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: The nerve that gets pinched in your wrist is the median nerve causing carpal tunnel syndrome. This nerve originates from the cervial spinal cord, passes through the shoulder area and into the arm and forearm. If there is irritation or swelling in the shoulder area it can irritate the nerve causing cts. An EMG always helps diagnose where the nerve problem is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When people feel a forehead for a fever why do they use the back of the hand? Does the back of the hand have more nerve endings?
If a surgery of trigger finger is made and later an other finger in the same hand have the samecase. Would an other surgery be made in this same hand?
Is there a condition in which you can get tendonitis in multiple areas of body, have it in both wrists, left elbow and now maybe in knee. Help?
Fibromyalgia ? : 23y female w. IBS & pain "elbow, wrists & knee" considers "tendonitis". Absent injury, & if pain upper & lower back, consider fibromyalgia; highly associated w. IBS. People w. FM have multiple tender points; possibly generated at loci of chronic soft tissue strain & spasm at ligaments, tendons, muscle & fascia. Young females w. FM oft have benign Hypermobility Syndrome; see Brighton criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm assuming: You're talking about the hand gripper that you find sporting good stores. I don't think this single thing leads to carpal tunnel I do think that if you have carpet tunnel mouth case and you do too much of anything that's repetitive you can make the carpal thompson feel worse of times in addition carpal tunnels often progressive problem so sometimes it's just seems that the activity makes it worse but it just gets worse anyway if you don't have carpal tall symptom symptoms now that i wouldn't worry about using a hand gripper. ...Read more
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