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Half My Hand Is Numb
I did a handstand today and my forearm and left half of my left hand is numb. Its been a couple of hours. I did mountain climbs, planks, and push ups since then. I've been using it regularly. Should I be worried?
Probably not ....: but that's a lot of activity for a little wrist! In general, it's best to avoid any further unusual use of a part if it's started to get you some negative feedback like numbness. While the planks and push ups are normal activities for you, it is extra work for your arm. Just do other activities (no arm use) until the numbness goes away. Use ice. If it lasts >24 hrs, call your doc. Good wishes:) ...Read more
My hand is numb, got hit in the funnybone i got hit in the funny bone a couple days ago and my entire hand went numb, i shook it out and everything went away expect for my pinky finger and half of my ring finger, also its numb down the side of my hand (th
Your : Your "funny bone" is your ulnar nerve at the elbow located in an area knoiwn as the cubital tunnel. The cubital tunnel is a tight band of tissue that holds the ulnar nerve in place and prevents it from sliding around when you move the elbow. The ulnar nerve contains nerve fibers that give snesation to the little and ring fingers and the small muscles of the hand and several forearm and forearm based finger muscles the extent of the bruise determines the time frame for this injury. Prior issues wit the nerve, genreal health, age, diabetes, circulation, smoking and other things all affect nerve recovery. ...Read more
My right hand is numb from a week.Dont know wats wrong... I m taking medicines too bt no improvement.Plz tall what to do?
Maybe carpal tunnel : You may possess a pinched nerve over your wrist, called carpal tunnel syndrome, but alternatively, your ulnar nerve may be compressed at the elbow, and even potentially, a possible site in the shoulder or neck. An exam may focus on the location, and other testing may confirm the locations. ...Read more
R/o Carpal tunnel : Tingling ; numbness in the hand can be symptoms associated with median nerve compression or irritation. This is quite common. Some patients may have similar symptoms due to nerves being irritated in the neck. See a neurologist to get an emg/nerve conduction test. If the test confirms carpal tunnel syndrome then you will likely be referred to a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had k-wire removd 11 days ago and dr gave me a cortisoneinjection for what he said was unrelated tendinitis. Pain is different & worse & hand is numb.
You need followup: Your did not say why you had a k-wire in place. You can develop an infection around a pin track that may not show up for a few days. Since pain is worse I think you need to call your doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more
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