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I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. Will diuretic help?

I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. Will diuretic help?

Not Likely: You should talk with the doctor who wrote for the diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling sound outside of the normal use for a diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling raise questions of diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome or cervical disc herniation causing nerve pressure. Be careful with the use of your diuretic as it can cause changes in your potassium level and affect your heart. ...Read more

Diuretic (Definition)

By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more


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I 've had numbness and tingling in my right hand for awhile now . My right arm gets numbness and tingling too . I experience no pain at all . ?

Neuropathy: Numbness and tingling(paresthesias) in the hand and arm can be due to nerve compression in several areas: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome(from pinched nerve in wrist), Ulnar Neuropathy(nerve compression at elbow) and Cervical radiculopathy(compression in the neck) For more information on CTS see: http://bit.ly/1xTEkXx Neuropathy: http://bit.ly/1pAbbJw Cervical radiculopathy: https://bit.ly/1yPwhcG ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling on the right hand?

What can cause numbness and tingling on the right hand?

Need an eval: Only an evaluation by your physician can answer this, but common causes are compression of a peripheral nerve (eg carpal tunnel, which is compression of the median nerve at the wrist), or compassion of certain nerve roots leaving the neck spinal cord, among other possibilities. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? Numbness and tingling all over, prickly Breast pain in right Breast that comes and goes and numbness ,tingling in right hand

What is wrong with me? Numbness and tingling all over, prickly Breast pain in right Breast that comes and goes and numbness ,tingling in right hand

Need an exam: I'd recommend seeing a live doctor in office with an exam to answer this. Maybe a primary doc, internist, or neurologist can comment better but this sounds very non-specific to me. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Extreme hand pain with numbness and tingling i've tried braces but doesn't help started in right hand now both hands i work in a factory what can help?

Extreme hand pain with numbness and tingling i've tried braces but doesn't help started in right hand now both hands i work in a factory what can help?

Diagnosis first: hand pain, numbness can indicate carpal tunnel or another nerve compression syndrome. Once your diagnosis is made then anti-inflammatory medication, corticosteroid injections, work modification, further testing to see if other things such as metabolic or endocrine or inflammatory conditions exist. Talk to your PCP and consider a consultaion with a hand surgeon ...Read more

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If you have numbness and tingling in the hand does it come from your neck? Does the doctor perform a EMG? Please help what kind of exam takes place?

Hold your horses: The first "exam" that needs to be done is a history and physical by a clinician in the office. Don't be so ready to second-guess the process. Would you do that with your lawyer or mechanic or plumber? ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Numbness And Tingling (Definition)

Numbness and tingling is a symptom in which a person has some loss of feeling (numbness) and/or has the feeling of "pins and needles" in some part of the body. If a person had slept on his arm, the arm may have "pins and needles" for several minutes before returning to normal. Numbness and tingling can also ...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