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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: Typical carpal tunnel symptoms are numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring finger. It will often wake you at night, and improve if you shake your hand. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

A medical condition due to compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel. The main symptoms are pain, numbness, and tingling, in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and the thumb side ...Read more


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I was wondering what are the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

I was wondering what are the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: patients experience numbness and tingling in the fingers and pain in the wrist which can radiate all the way up to the neck. It is worse at night but can also happen when driving and writing and talking on the phone ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of empyema?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of empyema?

Fever: Fever is very common with empyema, but watch out for non productive cough, one sided chest pain especially with breathing. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of miscarriage?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of miscarriage?

Miscarriage: First of all you need to be pregnant to have a miscarriage. If you are pregnant the most common signs in early pregancy would be bleeding and/or cramping. It is best to be evaluated by your doctor and further tests can be done to see if your pregnancy is ok. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of aortic stenosis?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of aortic stenosis?

Several: The most common symptom is chest pain with effort or in more advanced cases where the stenosis has been severe for many years, decreased exercise tolerance, shortness of breath, light headedness and palpitations among others. Check with your doctor, the diagnosis is usually straight forward. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of guillain-barré syndrome and what does this tingling i read about really feel like?

What are the symptoms of guillain-barré syndrome and what does this tingling i read about really feel like?

Guillain-Barre': This very rare disease causes an emergency. There is no 'tingling' as the symptom. It is a broad total nerve collapse that begins in the feet and moves to the center and top of your body. It is life threatening. You will not get this from a simple flu shot here in florida. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of narcotic overdose?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of narcotic overdose?

Get to an ER now!!: Don't waste time asking questions about od as the first symptom you feel may be the last you feel! ...Read more

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I use the computer frequently when i come home. What are the symptoms of cubital (not carpal) tunnel syndrome?

I use the computer frequently when i come home. What are the symptoms of cubital (not carpal) tunnel syndrome?

Numbness, pain: The same numbness and pain seem with carpal tunnel syndrome is similar to cubital tunnel, just where it is located is different. Cubital tunnel effects the small and ulnar half of the small finger, while carpal tunnel affects the other digits. Additionally, since cubital tunnel is typically caused by the ulner nerve, patients may have pain at the elbow not traditionally seen with carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

Wrist brace: If you wear a wrist brace to prevent flexion of the wrist, or get steroid injection close to the carpal tunnel, you can feel better==- if no help, as for surgery if carpal tunnel confirmed by nerve test. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of breast fibroadenoma?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of breast fibroadenoma?

Mass: Afibroadenoma of the breast is a benign growth in the breast. The only symptom is feeling the mass itself. If it is concerning to you, see a general surgeon to discuss removal. ...Read more

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I feel like I have both tarsal tunnel and carpel tunnel in my left wrist and ankle. I have all the symptoms. How can that happen? Coincidence?

I feel like I have both tarsal tunnel and carpel tunnel in my left wrist and ankle. I have all the symptoms. How can that happen? Coincidence?

Carpal tunnel causes: You are experiencing symptoms at sites of commonly compressible nerves and these are normally affected in patients with disorders such as diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis,hypothyroidism among others. Have your physician check you by doing blood tests for the above conditions. ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia and nerve damage from carpal tunnel surgery. I have no feeling in fingers or hands. Which medicines are best?

I have fibromyalgia and nerve damage from carpal tunnel surgery. I have no feeling in fingers or hands. Which medicines are best?

Several options: Both fibromyalgia and peripheral nerve damage are treated with medications such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or neurontin. In addition to these medications, Cymbalta and or Elavil are used to treat your condition. You need to discuss this with your doctor. Keep in mind that you may never recover the feeling in your hands or fingers if you have true nerve damage. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of autoimmune diseases? I am feeling weak and sore all the time and think I might have one

What are some symptoms of autoimmune diseases? I am feeling weak and sore all the time and think I might have one

Variable: Symptoms of autoimmune diseases are variable but can include fever, night sweats, rash, joint pain and swelling, fatigue, and weight loss. If the pain is in your muscles, it may be fibromyalgia which is not an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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What are signs and symtoms of bad nerves example , pinching, icthing and so forth?

What are signs and symtoms of bad nerves example  , pinching, icthing and so forth?

Anxiety: I assume you are referring to anxiety when you say bad nerves. Anxiety is primarily produced by misperceptions of situations and interactions, sounding our alarm system to release stress hormones unnecessarily. Try using the free anti anxiety app for education, support and ongoing help to reduce anxiety. Best. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having cervical radiculopathy and complex regional pain syndrome? Please help symptoms I have are burning and pins and needle

What are the symptoms of having cervical radiculopathy and complex regional pain syndrome? Please help symptoms I have are burning and pins and needle

Focal vs diffuse: Radiculopathy is a pinched nerve in the spine and makes very specific symptoms in a specific dermatomal pattern. Crps affects a broader area such as an entire limb or two limbs, may have some of the same neurological symptoms of a radiculopathy, but also has sympathetic nervous system symptoms of color changes, swelling, and temperature changes. See your doctor if you think you have either. ...Read more

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The numbness, pain and weakness are bothering me alot. Am on proper medication and what post carpal tunnel exercises would you suggest?

The numbness, pain and weakness are bothering me alot. Am on proper medication and what post carpal tunnel  exercises would you suggest?

See details: If the median nerve compression was present for a lengthy period prior to surgery, then the numbness may take up to a year to appreciably improve. Exercises have little help except to preserve or recover normal wrist motions. The fact you have weakness and residual numbness suggests the recovery period will take some time. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the physical symptoms of williams syndrome?

I was wondering what are the physical symptoms of williams syndrome?

Williams Syndrome: The most common symptoms of williams syndrome are mental disability, heart defects, and unusual facial features. Other symptoms include failure to gain weight appropriately in infancy (failure to thrive) and low muscle tone. Individuals with williams syndrome tend to have widely spaced teeth, a long philtrum, and a flattened nasal bridge. ...Read more