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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tingling In Left Wrist

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

I have periodic tingling in my left wrist and fingers. What could this be?

Carpal Tunnel: This could be carpal tunnel syndrom which is a pinched nerve in the wrist that causes tingling in the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers. See a hand surgeon for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I woke up with left wrist pain tingling in last two fingers hot and cold feeling in wrist?

I woke up with left wrist pain tingling in last two fingers hot and cold feeling in wrist?

Inflamed nerve: It seems that your wrist got swollen near the inner side which has affected the ulnar nerve and abnormal feelings in inner 2 fingers. ...Read more

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Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly. ?

Hand exam, x rays: The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors. A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip ...Read more

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I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.

I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.

It : It is hard to fully understand your description of symptoms such as these without further information regarding the diagnosis given thus far but there are several nerve related problems that can turn on or turn up the signal in nerves giving pain and discomfort. Tendinitis, fracture injury, ligament injury it sounds like you should get evaluated. ...Read more

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Left wrist weakness with no tingling/numbness. Pain/discomfort when wrist is rubbed at base of the thumb and when bent. Emg, X-ray and MRI are normal.

Still can be nerves: Even a mild case of carpal tunnel can be bothersome and sometimes elude emg. Also may be nothing. Your radial sensory nerve is right at the location you describe and sits right on top of that bone. Truth is, I have the same problem as you. It's like hitting your funny bone. ...Read more

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Why does my left wrist hurt? What are possible causes?

Possible causes: There are many possible reasons for wrist pain including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, ganglion cyst, fracture, sprain, strain, tendonitis and infection to name a few. ...Read more

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Recently i've been having a stabbing/sharp sensation on my left wrist a few times a day. What is the cause of such discomfort?

Recently i've been having a stabbing/sharp sensation on my left wrist a few times a day. What is the cause of such discomfort?

Need More Info: Is there history of trauma or injury? Is it your dominant hand? Any loss of motion, numbness, tingling or loss of strength? What makes it worse? What makes it better? You should likely get hands on examination by your physician to help determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist. The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.

What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist.  The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.

Hard to say: Could be a pinched nerve or circulation issue. Hard to say without a thorough history and exam. Was this trauma related, repetitive action related, longevity, duration, does it change over time??? See a Dr. ...Read more