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Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


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Hands always cold, middle finger left hand goes numb, what's wrong?

Hands always cold, middle finger left hand goes numb, what's wrong?

Could be Raynoud's : At your age, if you are not diabetic you could have Raunoud's Syndrome. This should be evaluated by a Rheumatologist because you could have an inflammatory problem like rheumatoid arthritis or Lupus. ...Read more

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Middle and ring fingers tingling numbness and pain in arm too?

Middle and ring fingers tingling numbness and pain in arm too?

Varies: Numbness suggests a neurological origin. Carpal tunnel syndrome and/or a pinched nerve in the neck are among the more common causes. Consider being seen. A nerve conduction test may also be of help. ...Read more

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Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Possibly: The distribution of the sensation does match that seen in carpal tunnel- a neurologist can help confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment, such as a wrist splint, to control your symptoms and prevent progression. ...Read more

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Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when when fingers are extended. What can this be?

Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when  when fingers are extended. What can this be?

See Hand surgeon: It seems as if you have ulnar nerve compression signs. The nerve roots in the neck, or the ulnar nerve at the elbow or at the wrist may be compressed. You need an emg/nct and an evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Sudden numbness of fingertips and toes?

Sudden numbness of fingertips and toes?

Consider diabetes: As a possibility, vitamin deficiency, side effects of medication, many possibilities see your doctor so that some of the differential diagnosis can be eliminated so a diagnosis can be found and you treated. ...Read more

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Shock, tingling sensation from middle up when pressure is put on right hand middle finger. Whole hand goes numb sometime finger is swollen.I fight a lot

Shock, tingling sensation from middle up when pressure is put on right hand middle finger. Whole hand goes numb sometime finger is swollen.I fight a lot

Nerve pain: If you are hitting with your hand a lot you may be irritating the median nerve which has branches that run from the middle finger through the palm and up the arm. You should get it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

?nerve compression: Most likely cause is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but also, consider nerve compression at elbow. Your doctor might get EMG test to confirm location and extent. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

I am experiencing  wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

Hand pain: Taken together your symptoms may be suggestive of an inflammatory or autoimmune disease. I would recommend a clinical and laboratory evaluation by a rheumatologist. I would be happy to do a consult if you desire. ...Read more

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Numbness in thumb tip pinched nerve ?

Thumb numbness: Thumb numbness could be a from a "pinched nerve" in your neck, typically the c6 nerve root. However, most people also have varying degrees of pain, weakness, or tingling accompanying the numbness. However, I have seen patients in my practice with just numbness alone. ...Read more

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Mild neck pain, moderate wrist and arm pain, random twitching in thumb, pointer, middle, and ring fingers. ?

Mild neck pain, moderate wrist and arm pain,  random twitching in thumb, pointer, middle, and ring fingers. ?

See a neurologist: You may have 2 problems not one. Check EMG-NCS for median nerve issue at the wrist and neck problem. Brachilal plexus pathology can do this but is quite uncommon. Focal seizures can cause random jerking of fingers but usually it does not re-occur in an isolated peripheral nerve distribution (thumb, index, middle finger and the inside 1/2 of the ring finger). EMG can be done if symptoms > 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Abrupt tingling on tips of thumb, middle and pointing finger. Slightly lightheaded. ?

Abrupt tingling on tips of thumb, middle and pointing finger. Slightly lightheaded. ?

Median nerve: Tingling in these fingers is typical for carpal tunnel syndrome. There are other possible causes, but this one is high on the list of likely causes. ...Read more

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What could cause a tingling sensation in my left arm, hot feeling in the palm, feeling pinky, next finger and thumb are asleep, facial numbness feeling?

What could cause a tingling sensation in my left arm, hot feeling in the palm, feeling pinky, next finger and thumb are asleep, facial numbness feeling?

Tingling sensation a: Depending on whether the symptoms are abrupt or chronic, the answers are different. It could be a cerebrovascular event such as a stroke, or a combination of problems, facial neuralgia with a cervical radiculopathy. It depends on your medical history. This may be emergent, and it should be worked up immediately by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Need evaluation: The information you provided is not diagnostic of any of the common disorders. To do a proper evaluation would require a detailed history, physical examination, and may be laboratory and imaging studies. ...Read more

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Cough that lasted more than two months, shortness of breath especially while laying down and a constantly numb pinky finger, what could that be?

Cough that lasted more than two months, shortness of breath especially while laying down and a constantly numb pinky finger, what could that be?

Concerning: Young female has had chronic cough, shortness of breath, and ulnar parasthesias. These symptoms suggest a lung lesion, and an examination is advised sooner than later. A lung apical mass can arouse these symptoms; including brachial plexus neural impingement with ulnar nerve involvement. ...Read more

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Tingling & numbness in left arm from shoulder to fingers Have been experiencing heavy chest & shortness of breath for couple of weeks & pain in back?

Tingling & numbness in left arm from shoulder to fingers Have been experiencing heavy chest & shortness of breath for couple of weeks & pain in back?

May be heart disease: Suggest seeing a cardiologist soon The symptoms suggest abnormal blood flow of your coronary arteries. My be due to other causes as well but you must first rule out ischemic heart problems first ...Read more

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Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Need to see this: before any diagnosis can be made. Please schedule a virtual consultation or visit your healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My urine smells like rotten eggs periodically, my right thigh and fingers go numb and cold, shortness of breath when active.

My urine smells like rotten eggs periodically, my right thigh and fingers go numb and cold, shortness of breath when active.

Various symptoms: Foul smelling urine is nonspecific and a simple urinalysis and microscopic examination would check for urinary tract disorders.Numbness in the right thigh suggests a nerve impingement which may be in the vicinity of the groin. Fingers turning cold,especially on exposure to cold temperatures, caused by vasospasm as seen in Raynaud's syndrome. Your physician can refer you to appropriate specialists ...Read more

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What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

Heart attack: If all the symptoms are on the left and sometimes even on the right, the heart attack would be the first to check for and rule out, also pulmonary emboli, musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis, but in any case if you have those symptoms you need to go to er asap as it can be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have body aches, shortness of breath, vomitting, cough, headache, unable to eatall typical. What is the hand numbness about?

I have body aches, shortness of breath, vomitting, cough, headache, unable to eatall typical. What is the hand numbness about?

See doctor....: Shortness of breath is potentially life-threatening and always needs to be evaluated asap. Your hand numbness could be due to a variety of causes including a low oxygen level which could also lead to a headache. Dehydration w/ electrolyte imbalance is also possible. If your doctor can't see you right away, go to the er for evaluation/treatment right away! ...Read more

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Numbness in left hand and left foot shortness of breath, am a smoker. Numbness comes and goes chest pain consistent feels like pressure on chest?

Numbness in left hand and left foot shortness of breath, am a smoker. Numbness comes and goes chest pain consistent feels like pressure on chest?

See your doctor: At your age, one would be less concerned about this being coronary artery disease, but there are things that can cause that in someone your age including congenital heart disease and especially certain drugs of abuse, like cocaine and amphetamine. While I am not sure what is going on, it sounds serious and I would strongly recommend seeing a health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Experienced dizziness with blurred vision, head felt squeezed, numbness in right hand, shortness of breath, hard to swallow.?

Experienced dizziness with blurred vision, head felt squeezed, numbness in right hand, shortness of breath, hard to swallow.?

See your doctor: The causes of these symptoms could be anything from a panic attack to a TIA (mini-stroke). It is very important for you to go to your internist as soon as possible to get to the bottom of this. In the meantime, i think it would be a good idea for you to buy some baby Aspirin at the drugstore and take one a day until your appointment, just to be safe. ...Read more

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I have body aches, sweating and chills, shortness of breath, hand and arm numbness and now blisters on my tongue and inside my mouth what's wrong?

I have body aches, sweating and chills,  shortness of breath, hand and arm numbness and now blisters on my tongue and inside my mouth what's wrong?

Please see Dr. ASAP: If they are not available, please go to the er. This combination of symptoms could be a number of things including viral infections, reaction to medications, etc. This needs to be evaluated right away. ...Read more

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My hand & finger keep going numb no coldness?

My hand & finger keep going numb no coldness?

Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by repetitive use. Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Correlation with C4-C6 spondy w/spinal cord compression &increase HR, breathlessness?I have chest&rhomboid pain.Fingers numb in the am. CT thorax OK.

Correlation with C4-C6 spondy w/spinal cord compression &increase HR, breathlessness?I have chest&rhomboid pain.Fingers numb in the am. CT thorax OK.

No: Compression in the cervical spinal cord can cause pain, numbness, and even weakness in the arms and legs but should not affect heart rate. Heart rate is controlled by the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems that form s plexus anterior to the vertebral bodies and as such is typically not associated with abnormalities within the cervical spinal canal. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

Finger Tip Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome, often linked to extensive typing on a keyboard, is a common condition associated with finger numbness. The carpal tunnel is a tube-like structure located along the palm side of the wrist. The tube holds and protects the main nerve leading to the hand and the associated tendons. Pressure placed on the nerve produces symptoms, such as finger numbness. ...Read more

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The tip of my middle finger tingles and feels numb and sometimes tingles. Why?

The tip of my middle finger tingles and feels numb and sometimes tingles. Why?

Numbness tingling: Neck issues, inflammatory arthritis, metabolic or endocrime deficiencs can all do this as well as the routine perpheral nerve compressive neuropathies such as carpal tunnel or even C7 cervical nerve root. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Carpal Tunnel : Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. It can increase with progressive pregnancies. http://www.centraljerseyhand.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome.htm. ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome( pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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I had middle finger surgery but the ring finger beside is numb and hurts ?

Finger pain/numb: If you are within a few hours of the surgery a digital block may have been applied which would numb the adjacent digits and should be temporary. I would contact your treating surgeon to discuss your concerns. Your dressing may also be tight putting pressure on the adjacent digital nerve. ...Read more

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Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger. Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger.  Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Exam now: Because you are feeling pain the finger should be examined by a physician. Difficult to diagnose when not viewing your skin directly. Please arrange a doctor visit ASAP. Possible problems include irritation, rash, or bacterial infection. Good luck ... ...Read more