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I have carpol tunnel but my little fingers as well as my otherz go numb but I am told my little fingers won't be carpol tunnel. .Any ideas?
I had test and they say carpol tunnel in both hands .I have neck and back problem that i say that is corse of my hands are is it the other way?
A: Aneck problem csn cause sumptoms like carpal tinnel syndrome nut a EMG that shows catpal tunnel rules that out and makes back and neck unrelated you have two common unrelated conditions most likely regoinal back ache cts both common most i can do with information given. ...Read more
Can you tell me the symptoms/symptoms of carpool tunnel & how/why one gets it & if it can dibilatate ones arm/hand?
Numbness, tingling: Symptoms include numbness and tingling, awakening at night with pain/tingling, similar symptoms while driving. Certain repetitive activities such as scanners in supermarkets and meat cutters have been shown to have work relationship to developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Most occurs without obvious cause. Even keyboard activities have not been shown to definitively cause carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having this tingling sensation in my hand. When i hold stuff my hand goes numb. Could it be carpool tunnel ?
Loss of peripheral: In tunnel vision, the peripheral portions of the retina lose their sensitivity and only the central portion remains (a tunnel straight ahead). Most often found in inherited degenerations like retinitis pigmentosa, some drugs can do this as well as rare retiinal infections. Advanced tunnel vision is very handicapping as victims cannot see their feet, or objects in view. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Most tunnel vision if persistent, is due to inherited or acquired photoreceptor damage or loss and is permanent. There is currently no known cure, so you will have to adapt with low vision training and assistance. You should start with your ophthalmologist who can refer you to proper resources in your community. ...Read more
Restricted field: Tunnel vision is when the vision outside the central axis is impaired or lost. It is typical for some inherited conditions and occurs in advanced diseases like glaucoma and diabetes. It is quite handicapping even if the central vision is fine and if less than about 10 degrees may require a seeing eye dog. ...Read more
Glaucoma: Glaucoma affects the peripheral vision and patients with a very advance glaucoma have what we call" tunnel vision". Glaucoma is a silent disease and without proper screening can advance and affect your vision. Comprehensive eye exams will help detect it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer