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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Hand Tingling (Definition)

Occurs in either the vascular supply or the nerve supply to the hand is impaired. Tingling typically means altered light touch sensation and it's often confused with the concept of numbness which means absence of sensation. Tinglingcan be fine or coarse depending upon ...Read more


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Why is my hand tingling?

Why is my hand tingling?

Many possibilities: A little more information would be helpful: where is the tingling? How long does it last? What do you do to get rid of it? How long has it been happening? What makes it better; what makes it worse? These are the questions you would be asked when you see a doctor, so start thinking about answers to them. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with tingling in hands?

Why do I wake up with tingling in hands?

Nocturnal tingling: Night tingling in hands and fingers is a common sign of carpal tunnel but can also represent any compression nerve problem or other neuropathy. At night when asleep the hands swell so pressure in the nerve rises. Changing microcirucation within the nerve and leading to increased symptoms. See yourPCP or a hand surgeon. but a simple not too tight wrist splint may help. If worn when asleep ...Read more

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What's wrong with my hand --tingling--please help?

What's wrong with my hand --tingling--please help?

Carpal tunnel: Is one thing. A systemic disease i.E diabetes, a reaction to certain medications or treaments i.E radiation treatment for cancer, a back issue with impingment of nerves. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hand tingling?

What is the definition or description of: Hand tingling?

HAnd tingling: Occurs in either the vascular supply or the nerve supply to the hand is impaired. Tingling typically means altered light touch sensation and it's often confused with the concept of numbness which means absence of sensation. Tinglingcan be fine or coarse depending upon the mechanism or etiology ...Read more

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Is atenolol causing the tingling in hands?

Is atenolol causing the tingling in hands?

Possibly: Atenolol, a member of the beta blocker family of drugs, has been associated with paresthesias (tingling sensation). See the prescribing doc to discuss this possible side effect. Other possibility could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Doc with re-evaluate your condition & suggest options for treatment. May need a different family of bp/heart med, or, if cts, may need NSAID & change in work habits. ...Read more

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I have tingling in hands/feetnumbness caused from chemo, what treatments are there?

I have tingling in hands/feetnumbness caused from chemo, what treatments are there?

Ask your oncologist: If he can't help, try heat or cold and see if those help. You will have to experiment as different people react differently. ...Read more

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Couldganglion cyst cause hand tingling?

Couldganglion cyst cause hand tingling?

Not usually: Ganglion cysts usually present as a painless bump. They can sometimes be painful but do not cause tingling in the hand. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

Variable: Nerve or vascular compression from neck, shoulder area, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers. ...Read more

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I take Coq10 30mg but not daily.. I found that sometimes make my hand tingling. What's the problm?

I take Coq10 30mg but not daily.. I found that sometimes make my hand tingling. What's the problm?

Not coQ10: Hand tingling on one side is almost always due to nerve entrapment. CoQ10 would not cause this. If the index finger is affected, consider carpal tunnel syndrome, that is a common cause of this symptom. ...Read more

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Is tingling in hands a sign of lupus?

Is tingling in hands a sign of lupus?

Maybe something else: Although lupus is known as a master of masquerade because it can mimic virtually any disease, tingling in the hands alone is much more likely from nerve compression such as carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve entrapment, diabetic neuropathy, and/or cervical disc disease etc... A good, thorough history and physical exam by your doc can reveal what you may have. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in hands and feet?

What causes tingling in hands and feet?

Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's). ...Read more

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What causes tingling in hands? Could it be from cancer?

What causes tingling in hands? Could it be from cancer?

Hyperventilation: Breathing fast lowers carbon dioxide and causes tingling in the hands. The bilateral nature of the symptoms makes cancer unlikely. ...Read more

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What can cause back pain and hand tingling?

What can cause back pain and hand tingling?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Can a piched nerve cause tingling in hands and feet?

Can a piched nerve cause tingling in hands and feet?

Yes: Compressed or "pinched" nerves can cause numbness, tingling, weakness in the arm, legs, hands and feet. If symptoms persist for more than a day or so, see you doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hand tingling and shaking after punching a punching bag?

What to do if I have hand tingling and shaking after punching a punching bag?

Rest: It sounds like you over did things on the punching bag. Hitting a punching bag repeatedly is sets up vibrations within the hand and arm. This can irritate the nerves in the hand and arm and cause some tingling and the sensation that you are still hitting the bag. This should go away within a short period of time after you stop. If symptoms do not resolve check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause tingling in hands?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause tingling in hands?

Zoloft (sertraline) tingles?: You mention that you suffer from anxiety as well as depression. While some patients report subjective tingling in the hands, which is benign, at the outset of tx with Zoloft, (sertraline) and others may report tingling if they are trying to wean off Zoloft, (sertraline) (which is also benign, but I would discuss your concerns with your prescribing doctor, of course), a more common cause of tingling in the hands is anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hand tingling and numbness while juice fasting?

What are the causes of hand tingling and numbness while juice fasting?

Juice fasting: Can cause drug side effects or interactions for meds one is on, exacerbate metabolic issues such as diabetes, cause electrolyte disturbances and other bad things. If one gets tingling and numbness, id stop as these are likely "nerve or circulation " issues. And if diet can hinder hands then the other more important nerves and blood vessels like the ones in your brain or heart. Can be next! ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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