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Any suggestions for the hand pain and tingling which i get from repeated motion by using computer?

Any suggestions for the hand pain and tingling which i get from repeated motion by using computer?

Carpal tunnel: Many devices available, including wrist pads at the base of the computer, using a split keyboard, changing the angle of your limbs relative to the work area. Some people employ wrist splints.. Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which may respond to local injection or even outpt surgery. ...Read more

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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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I am a 16 year old I have been having hand pain for a few years that comes and goes which also includes mild tingling and wrist pain?

I am a 16 year old I have been having hand pain for a few years that comes and goes which also includes mild tingling and wrist pain?

Carpal tunnel syndrome?: If you're tingling symptoms happening with use of power tools or at night while sleeping, it sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome. That would be unusual in your age group but not unheard of. If you are being awakened at night, try wearing a wrist cock up splint from your local drugstore. An anti-inflammatory may help as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can cadpal tunnel extend up into the forearm and upper arm? Tingling in hand. Pain when extending the arm.

Can cadpal tunnel extend up into the forearm and upper arm? Tingling in hand. Pain when extending the arm.

Yes: The symptoms of carpal tunnel, on occasion may be misleading, and some pts even experience shoulder aching. All of this represents referred symptoms, and disappears with alleviation of the cts. ...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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Extreme hand pain with numbness and tingling i've tried braces but doesn't help started in right hand now both hands i work in a factory what can help?

Extreme hand pain with numbness and tingling i've tried braces but doesn't help started in right hand now both hands i work in a factory what can help?

Diagnosis first: hand pain, numbness can indicate carpal tunnel or another nerve compression syndrome. Once your diagnosis is made then anti-inflammatory medication, corticosteroid injections, work modification, further testing to see if other things such as metabolic or endocrine or inflammatory conditions exist. Talk to your PCP and consider a consultaion with a hand surgeon ...Read more

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Neck pain with arm and hand pain and tingling in left foot...What coul it be?

Neck pain with arm and hand pain and tingling in left foot...What coul it be?

Pinched nerve: This sounds a lot like a pinched nerve in the neck. The left foot tingling is unusual for a pinched nerve in the neck so it would suggest a different diagnosis or 2 separate unrelated diagnoses. ...Read more

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45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?

45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?

Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median nerves at the wrists and it is common for people to wake up to "shake out the numbness." i would recommend that you see a neurologist, but while you are waiting you can ice the wrists, try otc ibuprofen, and buy carpal tunnel splints for nighttime. ...Read more

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What causes tingling, burning, numbness, pain in hands?

What causes tingling, burning, numbness, pain in hands?

See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel, but you may also can neuropathy. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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