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Why are my hands numb in the morning?

Why are my hands numb in the morning?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. If the numbness persists, see a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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I have numb hands in cold weather- Raynaud's? And my ring and pinky finger and sometimes hands are numb in the morning. Who should I go see?

I have numb hands in cold weather- Raynaud's? And my ring and pinky finger and sometimes hands are numb in the morning. Who should I go see?

RAYNAUDS?: Hi Jeremy654 This is not Raynauds by description. Wear gloves first and avoid cold contact and if it continues to be a problem see a doc but this is most likely benign "erythrocyanosis". thanks ...Read more

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F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint pain needs medical evaluation including exam with doctor, imaging and blood testing. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Pain in thumb and first finger especially where it joins to the hand sometimes numb. Worse in the morning and I have diabetes.?

Pain in thumb and first finger especially where it joins to the hand sometimes numb. Worse in the morning and I have diabetes.?

Maybe carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a result of the nerve being compressed as it travels through the wrist area--see pic. The symptoms often involves the thmb and index+middle finger and usually worse at night/am. Being a diabetic does increase risk of getting carpal tunnel syndrome, but i would not say that your symptom/trouble is from diabetes. I suggest consulting doc for accurate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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When iam waking in morning i get numbness in my hands why?

When iam waking in morning i get numbness in my hands why?

Which part?: The most common reason for this would be carpal tunnel in which case your 1st 3 or 4 fingers would go numb. Try a carpal tunnel splint at night for a while. It is possible you might need an injection in your wrist. See a pmr doctor or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my right side of my hand was numb amd it has been numb all throughout the day ?

I woke up this morning and my right side of my hand was numb amd it has been numb all throughout the day ?

See physician: There are a few considerations here that range in severity. Typically the "pins & needles" you get from "sleeping on it wrong" doesn't last all day. Carpal tunnel and similar syndromes are a consideration, as are more centrally located nerve problems. Would also have to consider a stroke/tia (mini-stroke). The best idea would be to see a physician. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning to my hand with a numb sentation and once the numbness calmed down the pain started. ?

I woke up this morning to my hand with a numb sentation and once the numbness calmed down the pain started. ?

If affecting the: Thumb, index, middle and possibly the ring finger then you likely have median neuropathy (carpal tunnel). Try using a wrist splint at night and avoid repetitive flexion of the wrist. Or see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning both hands are numb but no pain been like it now for six weeks or more .Also i notice I am struggling with using a knife?

Neuropathy: This sounds like something which may be emanating from your cervical spine since it is bilateral. You should go and be seen asap by a neurologist or neurosurgeon and be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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