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I Overdid Typing And Now My Hand Is Tingly And Fingers Feel Tingly
Carpal tunnel syndro: Carpal tunnel sydrome is the most common causes, and repetitive activity is the most common causes of carpal tunnel. Keyboard rests are avaialable to minimize this. You can have it injected, if it does not go away. Afterwards, electrodiagnostic studies are indicatede, with possible out patient surgery. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Not all numbness during typing is related to carpal tunnel--the condition known as repetitive strain injury, which is really overuse of wrist and fingers occur with prolonged keyboarding. ...Read more
Ulnar nerve: Sounds like an ulnar nerve problem at the elbow, and best to avoid leaning on that elbow. Less commonly the ulnar nerve can be pinched at the wrist associated with computer activities. Should clear within 3-4 weeks if you avoid the provocative activities, but see you doctor if it persists longer. ...Read more
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
What is wrong with my hand I have been gardening a lot this week. My index finger went numb and swollen this week. Today almost my whole hand is tingly and numb. I was pulling weeds so lots of repetitive motion, yet I have been gardening for years. Not to
Need more info: Please have her make an appt with a neurologist ASAP before any serious damage to her hand & wrist occur. ...Read more
Sounds like ulnar: Neuropathy which is inflammation of the ulnar nerve usually at the elbow. This is also known as your "funny bone" and can be caused by low level repeated trauma, excessive flexion or prolonged pressure on the area. Prior elbow fracture or dislocation can also lead to the issue. If it persists please see your doctor. Can try cold compresses, avoid flexion at the elbow and otc nsaid's. ...Read more
Tingling in both hands at finger tips sudden wasn't on the computer was just a passenger in a car. It hasn't gone away for maybe an hr now.?
I drank about a week ago and the next day I felt tingling in my hand. Now it's only two fingers in the tips. Is this normal? Can I make it go away?
No.: This is not normal, something is irritating the nerds going to your fingers. Most likely in your shoulder. We call this a break your website. I'm sorry, what I meant was we call this a brachial plexus itis. The only possible rational way it could have anything to do with your drinking, was thatyou press the nerves in your shoulI mean the most common cause of this is from acute inflammation sucvirus. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have tingling in your left hand and fingres. Had it right hand but now it's in left hand and fingers.?
Sounds c/w nerve: Perhaps you use your hands for repetitive activity such as keyboard activities, and a flexion/extension of your wrists can cause a synovitis at the wrist with subsequent carpal tunnel syndrome, but could be at elbow as an alternative explanation. You may need an EMG test to pin this down, but usually quite reversible. ...Read more
My pinky finger and ring finger on my left hand have been tingling. No pain, just tingling the past couple days. Pretty consistent now. What is it?
About 2 years ago I felt numbness and tingling in both hands on the middle and ring finger, now it has gone to an actual pain in both above nuckle?
Medial or ulnar nerv: You seem to have the patience of Job. Go see a good neurologist and tell your story. Your pain could originate anywhere from your hands to the wrists to the arms to the armpits to the neck. A good neurologist should be able to help you figure it out. It could be work related - repetitive stress injury. Too little space here. See a live doc! ...Read more
My hands started tingling a week ago in my little finger. This has now spread to my whole hand and it itches. What could this be?
My pinky finger of the left hand has had a numb, tingling sensation to it for almost a month and a half now. Should I be concerned?
Obvious question 1st: Seen a doctor about this problem? Did it start out being exactly as involved as it is right now or did it seem to come on more insidiously (meaning little by little?). Do you wear anything tight on that finger like a ring or anything else? Any trauma in the past couple of months to the fingers, hand, wrist, or elbow on the left? Yes, I'd want to find out about this problem and fix if possible. ...Read more
Having pain on my left side been going on for a few days now. Now I have numbness on the ring finger of my right hand, tingling. I am 34 f?
Need: Clarification of location of the pains and more info as to activities etc which might be contributing to your issue ...Read more
I have tingling in my right hand? For the last year every morning my first 2 fingers are tight/soar and now my hand is tingling. What could it be?
Tho outlet v. Carpal: In the hand may be cause by temporal compression of nerves coming from the chest through the axilla towards the hand or at wrist. Most of time is temporal compression of axillar nerve while sleeping. Otherwise needs nerve conduction studies and evaluation for compression in the thorax or arm, or carpal tunnel syndrome which affects the wrist & hand only. ...Read more
I have occasionally been having short lived tingling in my left hand for at least a year. Now I'm having pain radiating from my forearm just distal to my elbow into my ring and pinky fingers. What should I do?
I hit top of hand and my fingers started tingling. Now it is swollen and bruised. Not pain now hurts to bend wrist. How know if broken or bruised?
Just had left shoulder total replacement 3 and ago, now my pinky and ring fingers are numb, tingling and my hands and wrist really hurts a lot. Why?
If there is a numbness in my hand. It eases with bengay can this be serious. My pinkie and my thumb goes numb.. Every now and then tingling finger tips
Numbness can be related to many many issues or conditions. It is not "normal" but it is too hard to attach seriuos or not serious to that simple complaint.
For example you can get temprary transient numbness in a hand as s sign of heart issue such as angina or a heart attack. That would be serious.
You can get numbness becaues you are sleeping or sitting in a bad position...That is not so seriuos
go see your docor. ...Read more
My fingers are turning blue and I feel some tingling in them, especially my right hand finger next to my thumb. I have high blood presssure and take medication for it. I have had this happen to me before about a year ago, but now it is constant. What coul
From your description, it sounds like you are having some sort of vascular problem with your hands. You should see your primary care physician promptly as some of these can progress to damage the tissues in your fingers.
Some people have raynaud's phenomenon which causes blood to be diverted from the hands to the body in response to small changes in temperature. Most people are able to manage their symptoms and keep their bodies warm to distribute more blood to the fingers. However, those symptoms tend to come and go rather than being constant.
Some others have collagen vascular diseases, such as lupus, scleroderma, sarcoid, or crest syndrome, that cause "vasculitis" that limits blood flow to the fingers. These conditions can cause sores (ulcers) on the fingertips and sometimes loss of the fingertip. There are a variety of treatments for the fingers, including medications and injections, but controlling the underlying disease is more important.
Other causes are emboli (blood clots blocking circulation) and peripheral vascular disease (similar to heart disease, but in the smaller blood vessels).
The important thing is to get evaluated and treated before any tissue damage can occur. In a truly ischemic (no blood flow) finger, that may be hours! ...Read more
Yoga poses caused tingling of hand+ twitching of finger. 3 week of yoga later symptom now less. Did it help or did I kill off the nerve?
Interesting: From your description and history, yoga was not harmful. You did not kill a nerve. Degenerative disc disease in a 26 year old man requires exercise, posture training and review of your lifestyle. Yoga with an instructor that understands your condition would normally be a good thing. Breathing properly during postures can change the pressure on your discs. Inversion postures recommended. ...Read more
Have neck and back problems. For months now been having problems with tingling and pain in hands, arms, fingers and now in back. What is up?
Few weeks ago my left hand and fingers were tingling. Now it's gone. But I am having bad chest pain associated with weakness and bit fever.?
March '13 cardiolite study was unremarkable. Now I have intermittent finger tingling and a pressure sensation on thumb all on left hand. Ideas?
I have had numbness and tingling in left thumb and index finger for 5 weeks now. It sometimes aches in the hand and up to the underarm what is it?
Pinched nerve: You are experiencing nerve irritation called radiculopathy. Most commonly, one of the nerves coming off of your spinal cord in your neck is getting pinched or irritated for some reason. You definitely need to be evaluated in person. Waiting too long could lead to permanent weakness in the hand. Treatment could be as easy as an Rx, but you might need an MRI. Please see a doc. ...Read more
I'm a dental assistant, been having numbness in both hands, now pain, burning and tingling in right hand, mainly middle and ring fingers, no pinky numb?
25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!
I slept on my left arm & now my pinky and ring finger are tingling. I also lean my head on my hand at my desk. Is it cubital tunnel? Treatment?
Probably Normal: It depends on how long after you are awake it takes your pinky and little finger to feel "normal" again (no tingling). Carpal tunnel Syndrome diagnosis is common in people who type /use the computer excessively, smoke, are sedentary. A brief physical exam performed by your family doc can suggest CTS but a nerve conduction study is the confirmatory test together with specific signs and symptoms. ...Read more
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