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My Right Hand Goes Numb Sometimes And It Travels Up My Arm To My Shoulder
?Carpal Tunnel?: You may be having carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a build up of pressure in the wrist that causes the nerve to the hand to hurt. It causes hand numbness and pain up the arm. It can be diagnosed and treated. See you pcp or neurologist or hand surgeon or other health care provider dealing in this condition. A nerve conduciton test may need to be done. Surgery may be needed. Splinting can help. ...Read more
The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more
19 years old female injuried left shoulder blade 2 weeks ago, now I am having left arm/hand numbness tingeling and turning purple. Left breast swelling?
Periodic left forearm bicep and hand numbness tight shoulder when i look straight down back feels tight goes away after i take my ativan (lorazepam)?
Why would my left arm lower part be numb and my right hand will not straighten only curls up in ball along with arm pain to my shoulder?
Left arm shoulder pain left arm numb from about the elbow to te finger tips with a burning sensation. And right hand finger tips numb.?
I have arm pain and i'm not sure what it is i'm 22 yrs. Old and i've been having right hand/arm/shoulder pain since may of this year. It started out as feeling like an issue will the ulnar nerve but now my pinky and ring finger don't get numb. It's an ove
Check the neck: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Hand/arm/shoulder pain could be referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right middle toe is numb, w/pain on rt side of neck, shoulder, stabbing pain in right hand & forearm. what can cause? Seen gp -no vit deficit
A possibility: It may indicate a neuropathy depending on where exactly on the hand and arm you note numbness. Carpal tunnel syndrome (a type of median neuropathy), ulnar neuropathy, or radial neuropathy may be present. Try to avoid pressure on the arm and hand while sleeping including awkward posturing. Keep it straight while asleep. If you note weakness or pain, please consult a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more
My right hand goes numb a lot, muscles start feeling weak when I use it a lot. Most recently it has started to form itself in an odd position.?
CTS: Numb hands and cramping are characteristic of carpal tunnel syndrome. Not only does the nerve that give sensation to the hand give the characteristic numb sensation, but cramping is another complaint. See your hand specialist and get a nerve conduction study (EMG) to see if that is the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My right hand goes numb, mainly the 3 fingers, swells drastically. Sometimes i get a shock feeling. Hard to grasp things more and more. Getting worse.
Hard to say!: Numbness is usually do to pressure on a nerve. This is not something i would expect a fever to cause. However, a fever can cause increased blood flow and this may cause some swelling that could be pressing on a nerve. Probably not much to worry about if it goes away as your temp goes down., but if this occurs every time let your doctor know. ...Read more
What does it mean when your right hand goes numb and so numb that it causes you to wake up from a dead sleep.
Carpal tunnel: The most common cause would be carpal tunnel syndrome. The median nerve innervates the thumb, index finger and half the middle finger. It runs into the hand through a tunnel (called the carpal tunnel). If there is a bit of swelling of the tissues or if you bend your wrist while sleeping, the nerve gets pinched and causes numbness. There are some other possibilities, so get checked to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right hand goes numb all the time even when I'm using it . at night it wakes me up as soon as I lay on my right it goes numb n starts n my thumb?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am having left shoulder pain in my back and every now and then my hand goes numb or tingles if i move a certain way. Help!
Everytime i rest my arm in certain normal positions, even if there's no pressure on it, my hand goes numb. What's causing this?
Varies : There are a number of possibilities. One of which is that you have a peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome such as carpal tunnel syndrome or cubitsl tunnel syndrome. Thoracic outlet syndrome is another possible cause. An exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why when i'm sleeping in my sides, the arm i'm sleeping on, my hand goes numb. This just started a month ago, and it happens every night all night?
Nerve compression: The numbness in your hand is probably due to compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow, it will give you numbness of the little finger and ring fingers.You may olso be compressing the median nerve and that will give you numbness of the middle, index and thumb.You need to learn how to change positios very frquenly in order to avoid continuos compression of the nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
R. Hand goes numb when i sleep on either side, arm stretched forward, also when reaching forward during the day using mouse or bike handle. Not carpa?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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