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Hand numbness: It could mean several things. It could mean you are experiencing compromise/compression of the circulation or it could mean you are compressing the nerve at one of many different levels depending on bony and muscular anatomy as well as postural/positional changes effecting the wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, axilla, or neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increased pressure: When you make a fist the flexor tendons glide proximally through the carpal tunnel. In some individuals the lumbrical muscles which arise from the profundus tendons pass back into the carpal tunnel causing pressure on the median nerve. This results in tingling and numbness in the median nerve distribution to the thumb, index finger, long finger and half the ring finger. ...Read more
I hit my elbow hard on a wall the side of my hand tingles when touched and when ever my elbow is tapped i get a sharp pain should I be worried?
Probably a contusion: Sounds as though you may have an ulnar nerve contustion. The complaints you have listed are common for people who "hit their funny bone". The pain should subside in time, but if it doesn't be sure to consult with a local orthopedist. For treatment options, and further details please visit my blog @ http://drmarkgalland.Com/%e2%80%9cit%e2%80%99s-not-funny%e2%80%9d/. ...Read more
I touched a light switch with a wet hand, had a slight electric shock, didn't hurt but was surprising.Hand tingles a bit but thats all, serious?
Not from what you : Describe but i wouldnt repeat it again! sometimes its better to be lucky. Id get that light switch looked at by an electrician and put some electrical tape over the switch ( with dry hands and gloves) so no one has that happen. If the tingling stops ok, if it persists get evaluated as the shock may be the precipitant that highlights the issue rather than the cause of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Headaches have many potential causes. Too many to list here. I would suggest seeing her pediatrician for an evaluation. ...Read more
FOREARM LUMP: I CANNOT SEE THIS LUMP! HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE? HOW LARGE IS THE LUMP? HAS IT BEEN GROWING? DO YOURSELF A FAVOR: SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST SOON. BEST LUCK! ...Read more