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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Hand Nerves (Overview)

Hand nerves are the nerves that come out of the spinal cord and travel down the arms to the hands, to give sensation to the hands and to control the actions of the hand muscles.


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If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

Hand nerve injury: Can lead to numbness, muscle weakness in the hand, and at times contractors and stiffness but it is not fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Hand Nerves (Overview)

Hand nerves are the nerves that come out of the spinal cord and travel down the arms to the hands, to give sensation to the hands and to control the actions of the hand muscles.


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Hand nerves (Tip)

Nerves grow about 1 millimeter a day. ...See more

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Treating a Pinched Nerve (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch
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Get an Xray/MRI if pain lasts more than 4 weeks
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See a spine/pain specialist if pain doesn't improve
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I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

Tremors: You need t be evaluated first by your PCP to determine if the cause is medical such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as anxiety. ...Read more

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Does the hand and finger nerves go through the spinal cord?

Does the hand and finger nerves go through the spinal cord?

Yes: All nerves to the extremities (arms and legs) originate in the brain and spinal cord. ...Read more

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Can nerves in hand regenerate?

Can nerves in hand regenerate?

Yes: Nerve injuries do recover if the ends of the severed nerve are sewn together by a hand surgeon. Beware that it is a very slow process. Nerves grow back 1 inch per month from the cut end out to the finger tips, so expect months before feeling may start to come back, though initial feeling may be more like the pins and needles of a nerve waking up before any quality sensation comes back. ...Read more

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My nerves in hands and face shake?

My nerves in hands and face shake?

Tremor: Several reasons for shaking, and your brief description may be consistent with heredofamilial essential tremor, but could possess hyperthyroidism, or medication reaction. Parkinson's and Wilson's both have specific tremors, and all of the above could be considered. A neurologist will sort out, and guide therapy decisions. ...Read more

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Feeling neck pain and felling better when massaged what's actually wrong i feel pain when i rub my hands over my neck nerves?

Feeling neck pain and felling better when massaged what's actually wrong i feel pain when i rub my hands over my neck nerves?

Neck muscle pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It sounds like you might experience muscle train. You might benefit from heat pads, exercise, massage. If your pain is not improved, you should seek help from a pain management doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Which is the medical term for crossed nerves in hands?

Come again?: I'm sorry, your question is not clear. Nerves aren't like electrical wires. They don't really "cross." Some nerves do communicate physically through connections called anastomoses, but the nerves aren't talking to each other. The nerve impulses always go between the brain and a muscle or a sensory structure, either outbound or inbound. Nerves don't "short circuit" like electrical circuits. ...Read more

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All the nerves on hands legs and full body appear swollen and v visible...for my two children aged eight and ten.this has happened only now?

All the nerves on hands legs and full body appear swollen and v visible...for my two children aged eight and ten.this has happened only now?

Consult doctor: From your description it looks like the these may be swollen veins ,along with some allergic reaction in two children .these children might have developed reaction ,either to some food they had or exposed to some plant -as poison ivy .Take them to your doctor, for check up and treatment . ...Read more

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Hands very itchy where nerves can be pinched. Pinching and rubbing helps but stings, numbs, then returns. Father's the same. Red and swollen after.

Allergist: It appears that you have an hereditary condition causing allergic type skin reactivity like angioedema or dermatographism which may be triggered by certain foods, cold temperatures,exercise,etc. An allergist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Can there be nerves in your hands?

Can there be nerves in your hands?

Hand nerve: Your hand has several nerves which control the wrist and finger movement. The ability to extend and flex a finger is due to nerves that control this movement. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any nerves or pressure points in your hand?

Can you tell me if there are any nerves or pressure points in your hand?

Nerves of the hand: The hand has many nerves in it- nerves guide movement and provide a conduit for sensation. Nerves are more dense in the finger tips than in most other parts of the body. The main nerves in the hand are the radial, ulnar and median nerves. They have smaller branches that lead to the fingers. Here is a helpful link: http://pixshark.com/nerves-diagram.htm Reflexology is different btw ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more