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Having dump feeling in left hand and foot. Very afraid what it might be? ( currently taking erythrocyte for strep throat and Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety.

Having dump feeling  in left hand  and foot. Very afraid what it might be? ( currently taking erythrocyte for strep throat and Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety.

Tell Dr ASAP: This might be side effect related and your doctor needs to help evaluate it. If being slowly taken off Xanax (alprazolam) works, it 's good (CBT therapy can reduce anxiety problems) but if there are still issues like those - neurology testing might be needed. First is to let Dr know and try reducing the Xanax (alprazolam) together. ...Read more

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I've had this tingly feeling in my left hand for the last three hours. What could be causing this?

I've had this tingly feeling in my left hand for the last three hours.  What could be causing this?

Well a paresthesia: Is what you have. They should not be recurrent or persistent. If they persist see your doctor and they will evaluate you. Do you have any weakness associated with this. No other symptoms? ...Read more

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I have issues with feeling in my left hand and have a large bump on the top of my hand when i stretch it, is it worth getting checked out?

I have issues with feeling in my left hand and have a large bump on the top of my hand when i stretch it, is it worth getting checked out?

Bump on hand: The most common cause of a 'bump' or lump on the back of your hand is a 'ganglion, ' which is a cyst coming out of a tendon. These usually do not hurt unless they become large and tight. In the old days, people used to smash these with a book ('bible ganglion') to pop them. It doesn't need attention unless it really bothers you. Sometimes they go away by themselves, or get better with a steroid inj. ...Read more

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Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Depends: upon the reason for the tingling! If it is due to CTS (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)(Numbness thumb/first,second and one half of third finger a wrist splint may help! You need to find out why! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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For 3 Days now I been getting a tingly feeling in my left hand on my farthest 2 left fingers and don't know why! It won't go away. What is it from?

For 3 Days now I been getting a tingly feeling in my left hand on my farthest 2 left fingers and don't know why! It won't go away. What is it from?

Pinched nerve?: The median nerve and the ulnar nerve are 2 nerves that run through your wrist to innervate your hand. If either of these get compressed (pinched) you can develop numbness or tingling or pain in your fingers. Sounds like you're doing this to your ulnar nerve. This is called Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. It it gets bad enough you could get permanent damage to your nerve. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Discomfort on left side under rib bone and tingley feeling I left hand what does that mean?

Discomfort on left side under rib bone and tingley feeling I left hand what does that mean?

Unrelated: I doubt there is any relation between your symptoms. No big concerns come to mind but see your doctor if you are worried. ...Read more

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Left hand side beside waste line i got a pain and a twinging feeling and bearly able 2 push stools out what could it. Be??

Left hand side beside waste line i got a pain and a twinging  feeling and bearly able 2 push stools out  what could it. Be??

Constipation?: Sounds like you could be constipated which often does cause abdominal pain- I would try a stool softener or a stool softener /laxative combination such as senna-s /seen jot which is available OTC. If worsening or unresolved after having a Bowel movement make sure you are checked out by your md. Good luck! ...Read more