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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


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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 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?

See a neurologist: Signs like this are usually from nerve root compression in your thoracic spine or elsewhere, but needs an evaluation to rule out other causes. Make sure you go to an urgent care center or ER after you make a plan with your GP on next steps, but don't wait ! ...Read more

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What could cause tingling hands?

What could cause tingling hands?

Nerve compression: You squeezed / compressed a nerve while sleeping on your arm. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I type too long and have tingling hands?

What does it mean if I type too long and have tingling hands?

Carpal tunnel: symptoms can be made worse by poor positioning and actvity, keyboard position, wrist rests that are not too high or thick and stretching may help early on. If symptoms persist get evaluated by a hand surgeon ...Read more

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What can cause tingling hands?

What can cause tingling hands?

Carpal tunnel: Is one thing. A systemic disease i.E diabetes, a reaction to certain medications or treaments i.E radiation treatment for cancer, a back issue with impingment of nerves. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I wake up w/ tingling hands?

What does it mean if I wake up w/ tingling hands?

Carpel tunnel: Syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing paresthesia, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with tingling hands after over working?

Why do I wake up with tingling hands after over working?

C T S: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing paresthesia, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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What to do about tingling hands and feet?

What to do about tingling hands and feet?

Find cause: Need to have some basic labs including glucose, B12 level etc to find a cause for this. ...Read more

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What does tingling hands and fingers mean?

What does tingling hands and fingers mean?

TINGLING HANDS: Tingling hands and fingers could mean many things. First of all, how long has it been going on. Do you take any medications? If it's both hands and fingers, it could be some nerve problems in the hands. Do you have diabetes? Do see your family doctor or dermatologist. Hope it gets better soon. ...Read more

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What does wrist pain and tingling hands mean?

What does wrist pain and tingling hands mean?

Many 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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more