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My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my hands keep going numb?

Should I be concerned if my hands keep going numb?

Yes: Numbness and tingling most likely represents a nerve compression of one or more nerves of the upper extremity - commonly carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome. There are a host of other medical conditions that can cause it as well. The reason it is a concern is than prolonged compressions can lead to permanent nerve damage. A qualified hand surgeon could help you. ...Read more

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Why does my arm keep going numb?

Why does my arm keep going numb?

Numbness: This is a nerve issue. Could be a problem with the wrist such as carpal tunnel or higher up involving the elbow or even the shoulder or neck regions such as a trapped ulnar nerve or thoracic outlet syndrome. ...Read more

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My toes keep going numb what could be causing that?

My toes keep going numb what could be causing that?

Multiple possibiliti: Blood flow could be a cause as well and a nerve issues. Nerves from the back and lower extremities can do this and, even a low vitamin d level can cause numbness in some people. Seeing a doctor about this would be good. ...Read more

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I'm 45 and am having extreme chest pains. My fingertips keep going numb. What could this be?

I'm 45 and am having extreme chest pains. My fingertips keep going numb. What could this be?

ASAP Eval: Extreme chest pain needs to evaluated as soon as possible. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Why does my hand keep going numb?

Why does my hand keep going numb?

Squeezed nerves: Often carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compressed in wrist) or ulnar nerve entrapment (at the funnybone area) can cause this...It is quite common. Also pinched nerve in the neck area can cause numbness to hands/fingers as well.
It is difficult to accurately tell what you have based on the limited info you provided. Consult doc for an evaluation/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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My feet keep going numb and o feel weak?

My feet keep going numb and o feel weak?

Need evaluation: You may have lumbar disc problem that compress on nerves and cause the numbness -depend on which part of the foot whether it involves l4, L5 or s1 nerves. You may also have circulation problems that cause weakness and numbness on feet. You need to see a doctor for blood test as well as x ray done depend on the physical exam and your history. ...Read more

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Why would my hands keep going numb. Its bad at night?

Why would my hands keep going numb. Its bad at night?

Carpal Tunnel?: Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when medial nerve-which runs through the tight channel of the middle wrist begins to get pinched as it travels out to palm & fingers. Tingling, numbness & sometimes weakness & pain are first felt at night. When awakened many will try to shake their hands to 'wake them up'
the diagnosis should be confirmed & can be treated a variety of ways. Many ailments can mimic it. ...Read more

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Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

Need more info: Hi. Sorry, but we can't guess at things like this. We have no information on you, no medical history, no medications you take, etc. We don't even know your age! You should see your doc for a thorough evaluation and diagnostic tests. That is your best chance. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why would my arm keep going numb while sleeping, if I am not lying on it or lying in a strange position?

Why would my arm keep going numb while sleeping, if I am not lying on it or lying in a strange position?

Carpal tunnel: Or other nerve compression comes to mind check with your doctor if he isn't sure you might need to see a pmr doctor or neurologist for a study called an emg. ...Read more

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My hand & finger keep going numb no coldness?

My hand & finger keep going numb no coldness?

Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by repetitive use. Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my legs and arms keep going numb and tingly?

Could you tell me why my legs and arms keep going numb and tingly?

See a neurologist: It may be peripheral neuropathy or pinched nerves in the neck and low back. Neurologist will help. ...Read more

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My toes especially the big toes keep going numb pale in colour and cold?

Circulation: May be block in blood flow or reaction to cold, stress and/or smoking (raynaud's)
get it checked out soon. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand keep going numb?

Why does my right hand keep going numb?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

Vascular or: Neurologic/endocrine: possible neuropathy or Reynauds disease. Yopu must be examined and checked for vascular/diabetic issues. ...Read more

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Back of head and hands keep going numb. No accidents or Injury's what could it be?

Needs to be seen..: Since I don't know all the details and other symptoms associated with this numbness neither I know the time frame this has been going on for I would suggest that if this is recent go to the ED for immediate evaluation. This could be related to a pinged nerve, stroke, brain lesion, infection, among others. ...Read more

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Both feet keep going numb. Starts in the toes then through out the entire foot. What could be the cause?

Both feet keep going numb. Starts in the toes then through out the entire foot. What could be the cause?

Neuropathy: This may be a peripheral neuropathy, a disorder for which there are many possible causes, especially diabetes. It can be treated. Speak with the doctor who treats your diabetes. ...Read more

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My fingers keep going numb everytime I make a fist and keep it closed for a while. It is really bad when I am asleep.

My fingers keep going numb everytime I make a fist and keep it closed for a while. It is really bad when I am asleep.

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my little finger and section of hand keep going numb?

Why might it be that my little finger and section of hand keep going numb?

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...Read more

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Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Neuropathy: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the nerves to be compressed; in addition the nerve could be similarly compromised at the elbow level, the axilla or the spine.
An exam and imaging can help pinpoint the cause.
See your doctor for an assessment and recommendation regarding treatment. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my head keep going numb? I have no neck problems that I no if. This has been happening since I have birth 1yr with dizzy spells

Why does the back of my head keep going numb? I have no neck problems that I no if. This has been happening since I have birth 1yr with dizzy spells

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Https://www. Aan. Com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic? TopicId=16, http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003025.htm ...Read more

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I have a clicking soud in my head an also my hand and feet keep going numb what could this be?

I have a clicking soud in my head an also my hand and feet keep going numb what could this be?

It could be: Psychological, pinched nerve, nerve inflammation, sign of diabetes etc. See your dr to get an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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Thumb & first fingers keep going numb several times a night when sleeping what could that be?

Thumb & first fingers keep going numb several times a night when sleeping what could that be?

Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by repetitive use. Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my hands up to my elbow keep going numb and tingly. Also it seems to happen more when I'm driving and sleeping it wakes me up numerous times.?

Why does my hands up to my elbow keep going numb and tingly. Also it seems to happen more when I'm driving and sleeping it wakes me up numerous times.?

Nerve compression.: Numbness and tingling in the hands is usually caused by nerve compression. The nerve can be compressed in the neck, the extremity or both. Your symptoms are consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). Cts is due to median nerve compression at the wrist, causing numbness/tingling in the thumb, index, long and 1/2 of the ring finger. Cubital tunnel syndrome affects the other fingers in the hand. ...Read more

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What may be causing my wrist to swell and ache. Plus my fingers on that hand keep going numb.

What may be causing my wrist to swell and ache. Plus my fingers on that hand keep going numb.

Carpal tunnel?: The numbness is likely a nerve compression it could in turn be due to weight work condition or arthritis or combination of factors best to see your doctor they will evaluate and decide if you need to see neurology physical medicine orthopedics or other specialist. ...Read more

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My right thumb and hand keep going numb. It also getting cold and it is very sore. What should I do and should be concern?

Hand pain: It sounds like carpal tunnel but you should see your doctor for an examination and more detailed history to know for sure. ...Read more

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My hands and fingers keep going numb wether I am driving or dialing the phone or anything and my feet also go numb while I am driving or sitting, layin?

My hands and fingers keep going numb wether I am driving or dialing the phone or anything and my feet also go numb while I am driving or sitting, layin?

Numb hands and feet: The symptoms are either from compressing blood flow to your extremities or an early case of nerve deterioration (neuropathy). If symptoms are present in all positions, a neurology consultation is indicated. Discuss your complaints with a primary care physician to get and diagnosis and treatment options started. ...Read more

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Why would the back if my head/neck keep going numb with dizzy spells no accidents or conditions that I no. Doctor says it doesn't sound bad.?

Why would the back if my head/neck keep going numb with dizzy spells no accidents or conditions that I no. Doctor says it doesn't sound bad.?

Chiari malformation: Chiari I malformation is when the brain and skull are not compatible in size and can generate this -- have a brain MRI without contrast doen to be sure. ...Read more

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My hands and feet keep going numb and tingling lately I have a curved spine and always have a pinched nerve will this lead to me being paralyzed?

My hands and feet keep going numb and tingling lately I have a curved spine and always have a pinched nerve will this lead to me being paralyzed?

Nerve Study: You would need to have an emg/nerve conduction study to confirm if your symptoms are coming from a pinched nerve or a condition called peripheral neuropathy. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.

Deuk spine institute. ...Read more

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My right ear keep going numb and sometimes it feels better when I put peroxide in it with a cotton ball until it stop sizzling then I take it out but it's still going numb every now n then what does that mean I thought I was going deaf?

Stop peroxide: Peroxide is doing nothing and if ther is a hole in your eardrum it could be very dangerous. The numbness is due to compression of a nerve might be minor but could be as serious as a brain tumor see a neurologist or ent. ...Read more

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