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Loss Of Grip In Left Hand
Sudden loss of left hand grip followed by numbness in middle/ring/pinky fingers & left cheek/jaw. 3rd time this week, lasts 5-15 mins. What can it be?
My left hand, mainly pinky and ring finger, feels weird, like stiff and weak but no actual loss of strength, grip, movement. Caused by lots of typing?
The ulnar nerve is responsible for sensation in your your fifth digit and half of your fourth digit.
A visit to your Orthopaedic Surgeon- a hand specialist preferably, will provide you with the chance to have a physical examination and diagnosis of your problem.
There are several sites of compression of the ulnar nerve. It may be that you need to change the ergonomics of your work station. ...Read more
I have been experiencing loss of feeling on the left hand side of my body. Started about 1 year ago.?
When I do bench presses, I feel intense pain in my left shoulder and when I let go of the bar I feel a slight loss of sensation in my left hand.
Get eval: You may have strained your shoulder/arm and have a type of overuse injury with the weight lifting. Get an eval before you continue to aggravate the area with weight lifting. Best wishes. ...Read more
76 yrs 15 yr slight Left Hand tremor DATscan :reduced uptake putamen Markedmore on right side implies loss of PDPB Suggestive of PD, do I need tabs?
I have met with short term memory loss in accident n nw I feel restlessness in my left hand and then in whole left body. May I know its reason?
Accident?: You haven't shared the type of accident you had. But if there was head injury (even without loss of consciousness), short term memory loss could result. As for the left-sided restlessness, you really need a complete neurological evaluation to know "its reason." this would involve history, physical exam, and various other diagnostic tests as determined by the neurologist. ...Read more
I have some muscle loss in my left hand with occasional twitching. My Neurologist rated my strength at 4/5 when he tested me. I am having a nerve con?
I am having loss of balance like I am drunk I have loss of cervical lordosis muscle spasm pain in neck num left hand what to do plzz replyy?
Gripping side of left hand gets dry and starts pealing every once in a while for the past month. It doesn't hurt or have pain. What could this be?
Eczema: It is dry inflammed skin, and could be contact allergy to something you are touching. Over the counter creams such as cerave can be effective. If it persists or worsens you will need press ription cream and possible contact allergy testing. ...Read more
I did the test of raising both hands upwards and closing/opening hand grip, I had tingling in my left hand, does this indicate ThoracicOS?
Possibly: You are right in saying that the complaints you are describing can be consistent with thoracic outlet sydrome. If you are having enough symptoms to warrant treatment, I would not hesitate to be seen and an exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the diagnosis. ...Read more
Left hand palm and grip hurts each time I workout. I saw my gp and he simply said 'you've overworked it, you need to give it rest'.
Follow advice: At age 22 I would follow your doctor 's advice and rest it for 2-3 wks. Could be many things but @ your age rest from the offending activity for a while is sound advice. Do more cardio workouts while your hand muscles recover from the overuse. If it becomes a persistent problem after a period of rest and a 'slow' return to wt. Lifting see pcp again. Good luck! ...Read more
Unlyk my right hand, my left hand is weaker. Can't grip/hold things tighter. I tried using a stress ball to exercise my hand but I felt numbness. Why?
Varies: It would be a little unusual in your age group, but carpal tunnel syndrome can cause weakness in the hand and numbness in the fingers. Direct pressure in the carpal tunnel, as is probably happening when you squeeze the ball can cause the symptoms if numbness you are describing. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
I've had pain in my forearm and weakness in my left hand. Ex: I can barely button my pants and my grip has been affected. On Tuesday morning while at?
Wrist pain: Weakness or pain in the left arm has many causes such as heart condition, circulation problem in the arm, arthritis in the spine in the neck area. Other causes are strain, Muscle strain or trauma. If there is tingling in grip is affected than carpal tunnel syndrome test will be advised ...Read more
I suddenly effect by left hand weakness? There is no pain but I can't lift more than 10 pounds with my hand and also I lost grip in my fingers
I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?
Pain in my left hand when I move my fingers or grip something, runs up my forearm and elbow, is this an overuse injury possibly?
Stroke or anxiety? My father cannot control a car properly, minor accident, at times he loses control of the muscles in his left hand and cannot grip anything, has trouble typing and making distance judgments with that hand/arm, lost the ability to play g
Evaluation needed: These symptoms are concerning and medical evaluation is necessary. A stroke is possible but other causes should be investigated and excluded. ...Read more
Many things...: To narrow down what could be a very long list of answers, we need more information: any injuries or systemic illnesses? Where is the swelling, is it accompanied by pain? What makes it worse? What makes it better? ...Read more
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Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more
Hand pain: More description of the discomfort is needed in order to make a diagnosis. In the absence of injury, hand pain can be due to arthritis of a joint, tendonitis, overuse syndrome or carpal tunnel. If associated redness and swelling are present, soft tissue infection is a possible cause of the pain. See your physician if pain persists despite taking Tylenol or an anti-inflammatory like Advil or Aleve. ...Read more
Suclavian steal left:
There are a number of reasons for your symptoms, but one that
could acount for both is blockage of the left suclavian artery which
supplies blood to the left arm. Dependin on the location of the blockage, the vertebral-basilar artery may draw some blood away from the brain to the left arm leading to faintness. Your doctor should check for differences in pulse and blood pressures in both arms. ...Read more
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