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What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

Many causes: If both hands at once, can be hyperventilation (breathing too fast when anxious), low blood pressure, alcohol abuse, diabetes, and other nerve diseases (neuropathies). One sided symptoms can be a pinched nerve in neck, low blood flow into arm from thoracic outlet syndrome. Should be seen by doctor to sort out the cause if persisting. ...Read more

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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What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

Causes can be..: A compromise to the nerves and/or blood vessels which supply the hands and feet, may lead to the sensation of numbness/tingling. Because your symptoms are symmetrical and involves more than one localized area, this is more likely a systemic causation/reaction. Causes can be extreme temp exposure, vitamin B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency, diabetes, neurological abnormalities, low thyroid hormone, and more. ...Read more

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What are the potential causes of almost daily numbness in the fingers/toes and cold feet?

What are the potential causes of almost daily numbness in the fingers/toes and cold feet?

Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes is the most common cause of sensory changes in hands/feet. However, more often as not, diabetes starts out with burning pain, leading to numbness . Another possiblity is circulatory disturbances, caused by autoimmune disorders, such as reynauds or buerger's diseases. You may want to visit with you family physician about testing to see if you are haveing vasoconstrictory episodes. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

Tingling: This is serious condition, i would recommend you see your pcp as soon as you can. There are many conditions that can cause this presentation, from stroke, to migrane headache, metabolic conditions and even multiple sclerosis. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

What could cause tingling in the hands and feet?

Neuropathy: Can be from a problem in the back like a herniated disc etc or a systemic disease, in some vitamin deficiencies, chemotherapy treatments etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stabbing pains in the hands and feet?

What are the causes of stabbing pains in the hands and feet?

Stabbing pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in hands and feet?

What causes tingling in hands and feet?

Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's). ...Read more

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What can cause pain in feet and in the hands hands ?

What can cause pain in feet and in the hands hands ?

A few things: It could be a type of arthritis, spinal issues, or form of neuropathy. See a doctor to help pin down the exact cause of this. ...Read more

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What causes tingling all over the body, tingling and pain in the toes and fingers, and numbness on and off in the left arm?

What causes tingling all over the body, tingling and pain in the toes and fingers, and numbness on and off in the left arm?

Heart attack: Not knowing your age and health status I would suggest immediate medical attention to rule out some serious medical condition as a heart attack or impending stroke. ...Read more

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What can?Be the cause of tingling hands and fingers?

What can?Be the cause of tingling hands and fingers?

Many causes: Many things can cause tingling of the hands and fingers but some of the most common are: carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, and herniated disks in the neck/cervical spine. There are also vascular issues that can sometimes cause tingling. ...Read more

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What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

Circulation: During the cold weather, the body will try to reroute the circulation from the extremities (arms and legs) to the central chest cavity (heart, lungs, etc...) therefore the blood flow will be somewhat compromised to the hands and feet and thats why you will have swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read more

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Can stress cause prolonged numbness in just parts of the hands and feet, and not involve the whole hand/feet?

Can stress cause prolonged numbness in just parts of the hands and feet, and not involve the whole hand/feet?

Stress & Anxiety: Stress and anxiety can cause a wealth of odd physical symptoms, including numbness and tingling of the extremities. Usually this waxes and wanes, though, and isn't prolonged. Please consider seeing your physician about this problem. ...Read more

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Swelling of the hands and feet--worried?

Swelling of the hands and feet--worried?

MEDICAL ISSUE: If it's both hands and feet, my first impression is an underlying medical condition. See your PCP. ...Read more

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What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

Diabetes?: You should see a physician. The numbness could be from uncontrolled diabetes. It also could be a neck injury or a reaction to a medication. ...Read more

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What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more

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What could cause numbness in feet and tingling in fingers?

What could cause numbness in feet and tingling in fingers?

Numbness, tingling: Spinal injury would cause this, diabetic or other peripheral neuropathies, raynaud's disease and soem other problems will as well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swelling of the arms, hands, legs, and feet?

What are the causes of swelling of the arms, hands, legs, and feet?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

What are the causes of tingling in both hands?

Bilat hand tingling: There are several causes. For example, hyperventialation or chemical/electrolyte abnormalities may be to blame. However, one must also search for central nervous system or spinal cord etiologies. ...Read more

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