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Left hand numbness + sharp pain. Sign of early pregnancy? Carpel tunnel? Am i pregnant? Help!

Left hand numbness + sharp pain. Sign of early pregnancy? Carpel tunnel? Am i pregnant?  Help!

Doubt pregnancy: Could be carpel tunnel. That usually has a repitive motion history. Numbness usually. Means a nerve that has pressure on it. Different nerves got to various parts of the hand. Pressure at the elbow or wrist can caused hand numbness. I have not seen that associated. With pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is there serious concern with being light headed, nausea, right hand numbness, and loss of appetite in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Is there serious concern with being light headed, nausea, right hand numbness, and loss of appetite in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Obstetrician: These along with other related symptoms are likely related to your pregnancy. Your obstetrician, in knowing your complete prior history, should be able to address all of these questions and i recommend that you contact him. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be concerend that my hands go numb at night?

Do you think I should be concerend that my hands go numb at night?

Not much: Hands going numb at night is a common complaint. It is often caused by positioning of the arms or hand that puts pressure on a nerve. Median nerve compression at the wrist, or carpal tunnel syndrome, is common. Night splints, vitamin b6, and local steroid injection can help. See your physician for and exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do my hands go numb when i'm sleeping?

Why do my hands go numb when i'm sleeping?

Carpal tunnel?: Hands that go numb or tingle in the middle of the night are often from carpal tunnel syndrome and less likely from cubital tunnel syndrome (ulnar nerve compression) at the elbow. If left untreated either may progress to permanent numbness and weakness. ...Read more

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I get reslly hot and dizzy and my hands go numb?

I get reslly hot and dizzy and my hands go numb?

Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I go to for hand numbness?

Hand Doc: A board certified hand surgeon is best qualified to treat you non-surgically and surgically, if necessary. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both hands go numb & your feet hurt?

See Hand surgeon: See a hand surgeon for your hands and a podiatrist for your feet. You will likely need to see a neurologist to get an emg/nct. You can trial wearing wrist braces at night and use nsaids as they may help while you are getting your work-up done. ...Read more

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Rught hand numbness. Feels like a dead weight at first. I try to move my hand fjngers and thumb and they dont move. Then hand goes tingly?

Rught hand numbness. Feels like a dead weight at first. I try to move my hand fjngers and thumb and they dont move. Then hand goes tingly?

Sounds like: nerve compression at the level of spine or more distally. Show it to your doctor, so he can run some tests. Does not sound like a metabolic disorder, if symptoms are localized to right hand only. ...Read more

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When i lay down both hands go numb. It is much stronger in the left hand( my dominant hand) & also last longer in my pinkies - what could be wrong?

When i lay down both hands go numb. It is much stronger in the left hand( my dominant hand) & also last longer in my pinkies - what could be wrong?

Nerve compression: If your hand go numb at night when you go to sleep, you may have carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel (compression of the ulnar nerve around your funny bone). If your numbness is mostly in the ring and small fingers, then you likely have cubital tunnel syndrome. When you bend your elbow for long periods (during sleep, driving, or talking on the phone), it places the ulnar nerve on tension. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and hands go numb then ache?

Why do my arms and hands go numb then ache?

Many factors: May be diabetes or something completed unrelated like a pinched nerve. You should be promptly evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

Hand numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's hand has decreased sensation. Numbness can be ...Read more