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Have repetitive movements made hand tingle and numb?

Have repetitive movements made hand tingle and numb?

It's possible: It is possible that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a syndrome caused by repetitive movements that causes hand tingling and eventually hand grip weakness. Please see your md to obtain a emg/ncv (muscle and nerve study) to determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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I have numbness and tingling in both hands that gets worse when sleeping, gripping or repetitive movement.Painful when trying to grip small objects.?

I have numbness and tingling in both hands that gets worse when sleeping, gripping or repetitive movement.Painful when trying to grip small objects.?

Carpal tunnel issues: These symptoms would most likely be due to carpal tunnel syndrome. Repetitive work or other activities that involve much motion with your hands and forearms can foster it. An EMG is an accurate means of diagnosing. Treatments are very effective and include work modifications, physical therapy, medications, and surgery. ...Read more

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My left hand, mainly pinky and ring finger, feels weird, like stiff and weak but no actual loss of strength, grip, movement. Caused by lots of typing?

My left hand, mainly pinky and ring finger, feels weird, like stiff and weak but no actual loss of strength, grip, movement. Caused by lots of typing?

Ulnar Nerve: The ulnar nerve is responsible for sensation in your your fifth digit and half of your fourth digit. A visit to your Orthopaedic Surgeon- a hand specialist preferably, will provide you with the chance to have a physical examination and diagnosis of your problem. There are several sites of compression of the ulnar nerve. It may be that you need to change the ergonomics of your work station. ...Read more

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Waking up with hands hurting and fingers numb and tightness. Can't make a strong fist. What is wrong?

Waking up with hands hurting and fingers numb and tightness. Can't make a strong fist. What is wrong?

Carpal tunnel may: Begin with wrist pain, tingling in the fingers that often begins at night or upon awakening. This progresses with increased frequency of symptoms . Below video that talks the progression to more severe symptoms. Tightness in the fingers may be due to cts but also can be a sign of early arthritis. Hands swell more at night and typically tightness is in am http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=lwghddhvm. ...Read more

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While using my mobile phone, my left hand's pinky and ring fingers get tingly and numb. I rarely use these fingers. What's happening to my ulnar nerve?

While using my mobile phone, my left hand's pinky and ring fingers get tingly and numb. I rarely use these fingers. What's happening to my ulnar nerve?

Agree, ulnar: You are temporarily pinching the nerve at elbow, when you bend for a long period. But you may also be resting on the elbow, which also compresses nerve. Be aware of these actions and perhaps vary your left arm position and even hold phone with right hand intermittently. ...Read more

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I woke up with my left hand (4th and 5th) digits tingling. Like they fell asleep or needly. Plus having some wrist spams. Thoughts?

I woke up with my left hand (4th and 5th) digits tingling. Like they fell asleep or needly.  Plus having some wrist spams. Thoughts?

Cubital tunnel syndr: You likely have irritated your ulnar nerve at the elbow. This can happen with heavy lifting and/or repetitive movement at the elbow (tennis, weight lifting, painting, etc) compressing the ulnar nerve at the elbow. The pain starts at nights and involves the forearm and medial hand (4th-5th digits). With time, can lead to hand weakness. see a MD for exam. ...Read more

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Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Get a check up: There are multiple structures in wrist and hand and pain can originate in any of the. Muscles, tendons, nerves and bones might be affected. A thorough examination, possibly combined with xray examination and or nerve studies may be indicated ...Read more

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Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain.. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?

Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain.. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?

Need more info: There is no short answer. We need to know where, how often, how long you've had the pain. What kind of work/hobboes you do. How's your health. ...Read more

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Have multiple sclerosis. Can constant movement makes body tingle and numb?

Have multiple sclerosis. Can constant movement makes body tingle and numb?

Yes!: Numbness and tingling is very common symptom of ms, also movement like tremors or other movement can be symptoms--some sensory symptom make you move--so it is unclear which come first. ...Read more

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Right hand swelled while running and fingertips turned purple. Also having numbness and tingling in arm and hand over 24 hours now ?

Right hand swelled while running and fingertips turned purple. Also having numbness and tingling in arm and hand over 24 hours now ?

Numbness/tingling: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility to see what needs to be done as soon as possible. Things should go alright. ...Read more

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Pressure on wrist under pinkie make ring and little finger tingle. Loss sensation in both fingers. Guyons syndrome? Should I wear splint brace al time

Pressure on wrist under pinkie make ring and little finger tingle. Loss sensation in both fingers. Guyons syndrome? Should I wear splint brace al time

Hand surgeon: If I were you I would see a hand specialist. That does not mean an operation will immediately be recommended.First, you need proper diagnosis,possibly nerve conduction study,possibly steroid injection in hand,physiotherapy,splint.... Please make an appointment with a hand specialist.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Painful pinched nerve in thumb, 1st and 2nd fingers on dominant right hand. Numb fingers, muscles sore, no grip. What can I do until appt?

Painful pinched nerve in thumb, 1st and 2nd fingers on dominant right hand. Numb fingers, muscles sore, no grip. What can I do until appt?

SUGGEST: Let's assume you have carpal tunnel syndrome, and it is affecting the median nerve substantially. You have about a 35% chance that wearing a wrist splint, which you can find at orthopedics supply store, will calm down the inflammation, and decrease symptoms if worn thru-out the day. An OTC NSAID may also help a bit. ...Read more

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Does carpel tunnel make your wrist feel like its broken i've had carpel tunnel for 15yrs, I feel pain with movement, at rest, and when touched?

No: Symptoms from carpal tunnel syndrome include numbness, tingling, and pain. Symptoms usually occur during the night or in the morning but can happen during routine activities such as driving, reading, etc. The symptoms you describe are more consistent with tendonitis or arthritis. See your primary care doctor or hand specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Have repetitive movements made hand tingle and numb?

It's possible: It is possible that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a syndrome caused by repetitive movements that causes hand tingling and eventually hand grip weakness. Please see your md to obtain a emg/ncv (muscle and nerve study) to determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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I have numbness and tingling in both hands that gets worse when sleeping, gripping or repetitive movement.Painful when trying to grip small objects.?

Carpal tunnel issues: These symptoms would most likely be due to carpal tunnel syndrome. Repetitive work or other activities that involve much motion with your hands and forearms can foster it. An EMG is an accurate means of diagnosing. Treatments are very effective and include work modifications, physical therapy, medications, and surgery. ...Read more

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With numbness and tingling in hands and feet, and limited movement in right arm, naseous, should I go to ER or schedule appt?

With numbness and tingling in hands and feet, and limited movement in right arm, naseous, should I go to ER or schedule appt?

Not ER: This is anxiety or panic or stress. You do not need to go to the er. But, please go see your family physician to discuss ways to manage your stress better. ...Read more

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Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could be from any number of causes. An infectious or inflammatory workup may also be indicated. Again, the pain and lack of movement in the right arm needs more immediate attention. ...Read more

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Wrist pain, right wrist, ulnar side, maybe muscle pain, no finger numbness, tingling, any other pain, full range of motion (lots of pain with movement), ?

Ulnar wrist pain.: Ulnar wrist pain has a wide differential from extensir carpi ulnaris subluxation or synovitis, distal radioulnar joint arthritis, tears to the triangular fibrocartilage complex, ulnar styloid fractures or impaction, kienbocks disease and ulnar artery thrombosis to name a few. It would be best to see a hand surgeon who can help narrow this differential and develop a course of treatment for you. ...Read more

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I've got severe pain in my left arm with tingling and numbness in my hand. I do a lot of lifting and repetitive motions at work.?

I've got severe pain in my left arm with tingling and numbness in my hand.   I do a lot of lifting and repetitive motions at work.?

Cumulative trauma: Can result in a wrist synovitis resulting in carpal tunnel syndrome. Other nerve problems might occur, perhaps ulnar nerve at elbow. Consider disc problem at neck or even thoracic outlet syndrome. See a physiatrist, and get an answer. Perhaps an EMG might be useful. ...Read more

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I have been waking up with numbness and tingling in hands, worse in my left, but now am also getting intense burning in my left hand?.had TIA,s recent

I have been waking up with numbness and tingling in hands, worse in my left, but now am also getting intense burning in my left hand?.had TIA,s recent

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome. Possibly cubital tunnel syndrome also. Numbness and tingling in the hand that wakes you up at night is a complaint in over 95% of people with carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist splints and elbow guards can help at night. Neuropathic medicine and compound cream will reduce the numbness and tingling too. An electromyogram and nerve conduction study will confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I feel a tingling numbness in both my hands, what could be wrong?

I feel a tingling numbness in both my hands, what could be wrong?

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

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Should I have an MRI for numbness and tingling in my hands?

Should I have an MRI for numbness and tingling in my hands?

Possibly: Often your doctor will order an x-ray of your cervical spine first. Depending on the outcome your doctor may then order an mri. ...Read more

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I have tingling, numbness, weakness and pain in my fingers and hands. What's going on?

I have tingling, numbness, weakness and pain in my fingers and hands. What's going on?

Many Possibilities: With out an examination - one can only list a long list of possible diagnoses - basically if the tingling and numbness is that intrusive you need to be evaluated by your pcp or by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can ehlers danlos syndrome cause hand numbness and tingling?

Can ehlers danlos syndrome cause hand numbness and tingling?

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia is fairly common in many patients with EDS, which could perhaps explain the numbness and tingling. Mechanism isn't exactly clear but is probably related to some sort of neuropathy or sudomotor dysfunction. However could also be an unrelated carpal tunnel disorder or problem in neck. Followup with Neurology to find out. Hypermobility in and of itself should not cause these problems ...Read more

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My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

Carpal tunnel: the most common reason for these sx in this location is carpal tunnel syndrome. I would see a Neurologist. Numbness and tingling always point to irritation of nerves, whether due to a disc pressing on the nerve or at the wrist (carpal tunnel) will have to be determined through proper testing ...Read more

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I,m waking up with numbness&tingling in hands now intense burning mainly in left hand?

Cts: Maybe you have a nerve impingement syndrome such as Carpal tunnel syndrome. Get an eval as you need to have numbness evaluated asap to get e proper diagnosis and treatment to prevent possible irreversible damage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have numbness in rt forearm & tingling in rt hand with pain scapula & shoulder down hd fr 2nd rt rib?

I have numbness in rt forearm & tingling in rt hand with pain scapula & shoulder down hd fr 2nd rt rib?

Let me explain: There are risk in patient sustained 1 rib and second rib fracture, form injury to chest cavity, injury to the blood vassals around there and also injury to the nerves around there. You have to specialist (Neurologist) for evaluation. Good Luck ...Read more

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Due to sudden heavy alcohol i am feeling tingling sensation and numbness in hands and foot. I dont drink regularly. Help?

Due to sudden heavy alcohol i am feeling tingling sensation and numbness in hands and foot. I dont drink regularly.
Help?

First: don't drink heavily. Second, don't drink rubbing alcohol or alcohol made in somebody's garage using lead tubing. Third. if it persists see a neurologist and get evaluated for toxic or nutritional neuropathy. Forth, don't eat the worm if its tequila. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Uncontrollable Repetitive Movements (Definition)

Involuntary motions of all or part of the body or face; this can involve multiple conditions including tremors, and tics, and can often ...Read more