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I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

Many possibilities: This can be carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of any of the nerves that go to your hand including compression up near the spinal cord. If this persists you should have it evaluated by a hand specialist. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my pinky. What could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in my pinky. What could be the cause of this?

Many possibilities..: Sensibility to the little finger comes from the ulnar nerve. This can be compressed at a variety of sites from the neck to the palm. There are other possibilities as well. If persistent, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in just the outside of my right pinky finger? I have diabetes but could this be a sign of stroke??

What causes numbness in just the outside of my right pinky finger? I have diabetes but could this be a sign of stroke??

Numbness pinky: 61 F What causes numbness in just the outside of my right pinky finger? I have diabetes but could this be a sign of stroke?? ANS: many causes and would start by consulting Internist. That is what I do. Available for 2nd opinion consult. Not likely stroke. ...Read more

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I have a bad pain in both of my forearms. What could be the cause of the pain?

I have a bad pain in both of my forearms. What could be the cause of the pain?

How is your neck?: Unlikely you hurt both your elbows, or used both your hands so much, you affected muscles in forearms, which leaves your neck as source of pain in both forearms. But, pinched nerves from neck don't typically skip arms (between shoulders and elbows) to only affect forearms. So, need more information. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a female to have cramping in upper left leg?

What could be the cause of a female to have cramping in upper left leg?

Dehydration, etc.: The most common cause of muscle cramping is dehydration. Staying well hydrated is extremely important. Cramping in one leg can also result from: holding it in the same position for too long, especially an awkward position; physical exertion shortly after eating; or physical exercise without proper warm-up and stretching before and after. ...Read more

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I have a stabbing pain in my right shoulder what might be the cause of it?

Pain right shoulder: Pulled biceps tendon, pulled/torn rotator cuff. Bursitis. A lot depends on whether it was due to trauma or repetitive motion. Does it hurt when you touch it? Where does it hurt? Do you have limited motion of the shoulder? You would honestly need a physical exam to answer the question. ...Read more

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I have tingling in all fingers on left side that come and go. What could this be ?

I have tingling in all fingers on left side that come and go. What could this be ?

Neck injury?: many things can cause the symptom; sports related injuries to the neck and/or shoulder for instance, and wrist strain, for instance. getting a full neuro exam from your doctor should be the next step in finding out the etiology ...Read more

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What is causing the numbness I have in my right hand?

What is causing the numbness I have in my right hand?

Your guess is as: Good as mine. You have provided minimal information about a symptom which has many causes. Statistically, the most common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

Many things: The problem could or be anywhere from the spinal cord, to a nerve root to the brachial plexus to a peripheral nerve. A brain problem is less likely since you do not mention a problem with your face. A neurologist can help determine what the problem might be. The cause of this type of symptom is usually not serious, fortunately. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in my left leg only?

What could be the cause of pain in my left leg only?

More info needed: So many things can cause leg pain that more information is really needed to give you a good answer. Any redness-maybe infection; swelling-maybe bloodclot, or varicose veins; injury/trauma-maybe muscle or bone problem;warmth-maybe gout or other kind of arthritis. And i really haven't begun to list everything. So, if the pain is bad or limiting your function, be seen to get a better answer.Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of terrible pain in my left foot?

Need : Details. Where is the pain, what does it feel like. The more info the better to diagnose. ...Read more

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