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My Right Hand Burns
I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?
Several causes: Your description is too nonspecific to offer a specific answer. Have the arm evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more
I have numbness & tinglig in my right hand & arm it goes From my elbow to my fingertips and sometimes travels to my left hand?
Good evening. I have an aching pain in the back of my left shoulder & upper left arm. my fingers & thumb on my left hand go numb & tingles?
Nerve Compression: The sensation of having your hand fall asleep is usually the result of a compressed nerve. The dorsum (or top of you hand) is innervated by the dorsal sensory branch of the radial nerve. It crosses over a set of tendonds that move your thumb. Sometimes when people develop tendonitis in these tendons it irritates the nerve causing the numbness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently notice my left hand and arm go numb on and off. Now theres a lump on my middle finger on left hand and it's numb?
Ganglion?: Need more info to help sort out why your hand and arm might be going numb. Numbness is caused by a decrease in blood flow to an area, such as when your leg goes to sleep when you sit on it, or it could be a pinched nerve in your neck, rare at your age, or in your arm. A lump the showed yp quickly could be a ganglion, which is a fluid filled cyst. If it is bothersome, get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello my left hand has swelling and my left top of my ankle is also swollen first my left hand started than later my left ankle?
Exam needed: You will not get an accurate DX in this format. You will need an exam to get an answer. ...Read more
Paresthesias: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm , http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm ...Read more
Mechanics: If you are a recreational thrower it may be your throwing mechanics... ...Read more
Nondiagnostic: Your hand discomfort is nonspecific. If it's not due to injury or overuse syndrome, it could be an inflamed joint,muscle or tendon. If redness is present,a skin irritation/infection is suggested. Try warm applications and,if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. Don't wear a ring. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
More info: If you could provide more information and to the history and symptoms of your condition, then the community might be more successful at helping you. With what you have stated, it seems that some sort of injury is the most likely cause. However, that is far from the only possibility. ...Read more
Thoracic outlet syn?: THere are many possible causes, but if elevating your arm makes it clearly better, that suggests that something in the base of your neck is pressing on or irritating a nerve in your arm. Best to start with an evaluation by your regular doctor. If the pain gets worse with exercise, or if you get palpitaions or short of breath, see the doctor immediately. ...Read more