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Doctor insights on: Constant Tingling In Left Hand

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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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Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Depends: upon the reason for the tingling! If it is due to CTS (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)(Numbness thumb/first,second and one half of third finger a wrist splint may help! You need to find out why! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Left hand fingers tingling constantly for weeks. Tested negative for cts. Primarily right handed so don't think it's overuse? Anything to worry about?

Left hand fingers tingling constantly for weeks. Tested negative for cts. Primarily right handed so don't think it's overuse? Anything to worry about?

Must have some cause: If an EMG was performed and showed no peripheral nerve injury then one should consider a central cause. This is particularly true if you have any symptoms in your left leg or face. If an EMG was not performed then pay attention to the fingers involved as the ulnar nerve could be the source and affects the last two fingers of the hand. Please consider meeting with a neurologist to get an answer. ...Read more

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Tingling in middle and ring finger on left hand, not constant, only on occasion, no other symptoms or pain. Should I be worried?

Numbness: The area of numbness is consistent with ulnar nerve distribution, you may have ulnar nerve compression causing the symptoms, see you physician if gets worse or becomes a persistent symptom ...Read more

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Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Paresthesias: Paresthesias refers to tingling secondary to nerve irritation. One of the most common causes for paresthesias in the hand is carpal tunnel syndrome. The next would be an ulnar neuropathy. And lastly the differential would include cervical spine disease. Vascular disorders would be unusual as both hands would likely be involved. Similarly, a peripheral neuropathy prefers the lower extremities. ...Read more

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Can tingling in left hand mean seizure or stroke?

Can tingling in left hand mean seizure or stroke?

More likely nerve: Most likely a carpal tunnel or ulnar nerve problem. Although tingling in hand can be associated with other signs of stroke or seizure, the likelihood of these quite low in absence of arm weakness or loss of consciousness, respectively. ...Read more

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I am feeling tingling in left hand's last 2 finger(ring finger and small one) and near forearm.I am 24 year old male. Smoking from 6+ years.. Plz help?

I am feeling tingling in left hand's last 2 finger(ring finger and small one) and near forearm.I am 24 year old male. Smoking from 6+ years.. Plz help?

Ulnar Nerve injury?: It may be caused by ulnar nerve injury.Ulnar nerve comes down comes down through elbow to inside of the forearm and supplies these two fingers that is pinky and pinky side of ring finger, it can be mild injury or a cyst oe small growth oher possibility is a pinched nerve coming from nek due to herniated disc get it checked by your doctor or a neurologist to find what is causing this. ...Read more

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Lumbar region pain which radiates down his left front thigh and sometimes down back of leg for 4 months. Also tingling in left hand when lies on right?

Lumbar region pain which radiates down his left front thigh and sometimes down back of leg for 4 months. Also tingling in left hand when lies on right?

Pinched nerve?: Dear Randy334, This description sound like a pinched nerve at the lumbar level but you will need an exam to determine with more certainty. The hand issue sounds unrelated but would also comment to your doctor. So: go to see your GP. I hope this helps, Dr. C ...Read more