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Causes Of Numbness In Left Hand
What can cause left side numbness? Left hand and foot are numb. Would come and go for a week. Now constant for 3 days.
Let me explain: There two possible ways to get numbness in both l hand and foot in the same time. 1-you some problem partially compressing your spinal cord in the neck area more on the left side. 2_possible two problems in the same time one effecting the arm and other effecting the foot(nerve problems) which unusual. Go and check it out. ...Read more
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What could be causing numbness and weakness in my left hand? I do have carpal tunnel syndrome, but this seems different, not as much pain, but a lot less sensation in my left hand.
Actually, : Actually, it's a myth that carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, particularly pain with typing. The hallmark symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is numbness. Numbness in the thumb, index, long and half of the ring finger. The current best evidence is that cts is genetic (you we're going to get it no matter what you did) and--in my opinion--inevitably progressive. I warn my patients that surgery is necessary eventually to prevent numbness and weakness that it is permanent. Luckily the disease is very slowly progressive, so you should have some time to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi ...I feel with numbness in my left hand and my fingers with pain at rest without any work so can I know the cause...............Thanks alot?
Hand numbness: Numbness of the hand typically relates to a nerve condition. This could be so-called peripheral, involving nerves in the arm/hand or more central, involving nerves in the neck. There are other more general nerve issues as well. A good history/exam with a hand doctor and/or neurologist will help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These days i am having finger numbness on my left hand only for no apparent reason. What can cause it?
More inf: needed which fingers and any other symptoms, trauma, medical conditions etc?? ...Read more
The tip of my little finger on my left hand feels numb. I thought it will go away but after 3 days still the numbness is there. What is the cause.
Several causes: The tip of the little finger miss incinerated by the lunar nerve. At the elbow the lunar nerve is relatively shallow and exposed to trauma of various kinds. People call this the crazy bone, but injury to the lunar nerve is what happens. Also the small digital artery that supplies it if damaged can cause numbness, but then often the finger tip is blue, white. If it persists over a week see your doc. ...Read more
I have RA and oa I am experiencing
numbness in my left hand from my elbow to my finger tips
is RA or oa the cause of this?
Depending upon the: Distribution of the tingling it may mean one or more nerves are being compressed. The median nerve gives sensations of thumb index middle and part of the ring finger the ulnar nerve to the little and part of the ring finger and the radial nerve to the back of the wrist and hands on the thumb side sometimes combinations of these mean there is a more proximal sites such as the neck or the shoulder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause of left hand numbness, pain near sternal/rib joint with deep inspiration and sob. Cardiac work-up clean. What else could it be?
Hand numbness: Could be two separate issues. Hand numbness could be carpal tunnel syndrome and chest pain could be costochondritis (like arthritis). Spine problems or other problems at the junction of the chest and neck could theoretically cause both symptoms, but less likely. Your primary care physician may help our may refer to a hand/upper extremity surgeon or neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?
Nerve issue : Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal tunnel can cause these symptoms as well and often cause numbess in thumb and index finger. You can try over the counter nsaids and a wrist splint but if sx aren't going away and especially if you have weakness you should see your doc. ...Read more
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