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Is It Normal For My Fingers To Be Numb When I Am 8 Months Pregnant
Numbness: Most pregnant women will not develop numbness of the fingers or hands during pregnancy. A small portion will develop this condition as a result of compression of the nerves in the wrist secondary to carpal tunnel syndrome of pregnancy. This usually resolves after delivery. If it gets worse during the pregnancy, go see your doctor. You might need to be referred to a specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks pregnant and i just got electrically shocked by a pot on the stove , i only felt some numbness in my fingers , would that affect my baby?
I am pregnant, 35 weeks,and I've been having sometimes where my leg or arm goes numb and my fingers or toes cripple up really bad and get stuck. Why?
Plus size and pregnant numbness in fingertips with swelling in hands, arms . Thumb, index and middle fingers losing feeling
Carpal tunnel: It sounds like you have pregnancy related carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist as it passes through a small tunnel made by bones and ligament. Pregancy causes an increase in fluid retention and this excess fluid tends to make the compression worse. Up to 60% of mothers to be are affected. If it doesn't get better, see an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
34wks pregnant. 5 staph infections over 3yrs in middle finger. After this last one, developed numbness/stiffness and pain in wrist and thumb. Any idea?
I am 28 weeks pregnant and my thumb and index finger on my right hand is numb. Should I be concerned?
Carpal tunnel: Pregnancy is associated with fluid shifts and some swelling, and a frequent area of dysfunction is the transverse carpal ligament at the inner wrist. This can cause a transient local synovitis, and compression of median nerve within its tunnel. Your symptoms are typical. May plague you through remainder of pregnancy but reverses after labor and delivery. A wrist splint may relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I've been feeling numbness in my leggs, feet, arms, fingers, and lips for the past 4 days. I don't know what's causing this. I think i may be pregnet.?
If you think your: Pregnant then take a pregnancy test. The symptoms you describe to me sound more like a problem in your back like a pinched nerve/bulging disc. See your internist they can take blood work/urine to check if your pregnant and can order x-ray of your back or emg/ncv testing if you are not pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am recovering from an open fracture in my elbow. Is it normal for my fingers to be numb? How long will it take to recover?
Elbow fracture: Numbness implies injury or irritation to the median, ulnar, or radial nerves or their branches. An open fracture usually implies more soft tissue injury and damage than a closed fracture. It may take 3 months or longer. It depends whether the nerve, the nerve sheath, or continuity of the nerve is involved. ...Read more
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