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Doctor insights on: Nerve Endings In Hands

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Can there be nerves in your hands?

Can there be nerves in your hands?

Hand nerve: Your hand has several nerves which control the wrist and finger movement. The ability to extend and flex a finger is due to nerves that control this movement. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Which is the medical term for crossed nerves in hands?

Which is the medical term for crossed nerves in hands?

Come again?: I'm sorry, your question is not clear. Nerves aren't like electrical wires. They don't really "cross." Some nerves do communicate physically through connections called anastomoses, but the nerves aren't talking to each other. The nerve impulses always go between the brain and a muscle or a sensory structure, either outbound or inbound. Nerves don't "short circuit" like electrical circuits. ...Read more

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What are nerve zingers in the hand?

Shocks: It's more of a slang term describing a sensation felt typically along a specific nerve in the hand/upper extremity. They usually occur when that specific nerve is irritated, compressed, or most commonly I see it after nerve decompression surgery while the nerve is "waking up." the nerve becomes hypersensitive and creates a shock like sensation along the path of nerve. Dr. K hand houston, tx. ...Read more

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The nerves in my hands are tingly. I am not sure why. Any thoughts?

The nerves in my hands are tingly. I am not sure why. Any thoughts?

Multiple reasons: Tingy hands can be from multiple reasons such as capral tunnel or other nerve damage or can be as sign of anxiety. If it bad enough for you see fmd. ...Read more

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Can nerves in hand regenerate?

Yes: Nerve injuries do recover if the ends of the severed nerve are sewn together by a hand surgeon. Beware that it is a very slow process. Nerves grow back 1 inch per month from the cut end out to the finger tips, so expect months before feeling may start to come back, though initial feeling may be more like the pins and needles of a nerve waking up before any quality sensation comes back. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

Tremors: You need t be evaluated first by your PCP to determine if the cause is medical such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as anxiety. ...Read more

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I have a nerve test tommorow on my hand how long is that test?

I have a nerve test tommorow on my hand how long is that test?

Depends: The test can bed from 30 to 60 min. Depending on how many nerves are being looked at. ...Read more

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I burned my hand. What can I do to make sure nothing is wrong with my nerves?

I burned my hand. What can I do to make sure nothing is wrong with my nerves?

See doctor: See your fp to have nerve function evaluated since there are nerves for pain, pressure, light touch, hot/cold. ...Read more

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I cut the side of my hand two weeks ago. Feels like I cut some nerves. How long until it heals?

I cut the side of my hand two weeks ago. Feels like I cut some nerves. How long until it heals?

Depends: Depends on severity and location of the injury. It may or may not repair if you just sit around and wait for a miracle to happen. Would be better to see your physician for examination. Referral to neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic surgeon, physical therapist, etc, may be indicated. ...Read more

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My nerves in hands and face shake?

My nerves in hands and face shake?

Tremor: Several reasons for shaking, and your brief description may be consistent with heredofamilial essential tremor, but could possess hyperthyroidism, or medication reaction. Parkinson's and Wilson's both have specific tremors, and all of the above could be considered. A neurologist will sort out, and guide therapy decisions. ...Read more

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What are nerve zingers in a healing hand?

Stingers: Is it healing from an injury, after surgery? A short answer is that nerves sprout new axons to establish a re connection once injured, and this could cause aberrant signalling until the sprouts have full functioning. The insulation (myelin) on a nerve also has to be built back up so after injury also, and until that happens the nerve is also not functioning properly. ...Read more

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My hand hurts, could it be a pinced nerve?

My hand hurts, could it be a pinced nerve?

Sure it can: "hand pain" can be caused by a long list of things, some of which can be serious. When in slight doubt or slightly concerned, its always safer to see the doctor for an exam. Early treatment is better than late treatment. ...Read more

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Can LPR and the trigeminial nerve go hand in hand?

Not usually: LPR can cause sensations in the upper esophagus and throat causing irritation of the trigeminal nerve but there's not enough info to say more than that ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a "trapped nerve" in my hand?

Is it possible to have a "trapped nerve" in my hand?

Hand nerve entrapmen: Yes, there are several identified locations for nerve entrapment in your hand. The specific symptoms will guide evaulation. Two common locations are the carpal tunnel or guyon's canal for example. ...Read more

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Besides nerve ending damage, what can cause burning hands/palms?

Frostbite: Actually frost-bite associated pain does depend on nerve damage. In fact every sensation you experience in life depends on nerve function. The function may excessive or underactive but the nerve is still functioning for you to feel anything. Transmitting unpleasant or undesirable sensation does not imply that the nerve is damaged but suggests something is going wrong somewhere. ...Read more

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How do I treat a trapped nerve in left side of hand?

Need more info: It would be helpful to know which hand you have symptoms in, whether it is your dominant hand, what the symptoms are and where they are located. I can't tell any of this from your question. ...Read more

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Is it possible for pinched nerve to cause hand swell?

Pinched nerve: Having a pinched nerve can cause pain in the hand but does not usually cause swelling in the hand. ...Read more

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How to heal my median nerve to where i'll have feeling back in my hand?

Surgery?: Need nerve conduction studies and examination to determine extent of nerve injury. Typically requires surgical decompression, splinting protocol, rest, behavioral modification and evaluation for predisposing factors can all be helpful. See a neurologist or hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any nerves or pressure points in your hand?

Can you tell me if there are any nerves or pressure points in your hand?

Nerves of the hand: The hand has many nerves in it- nerves guide movement and provide a conduit for sensation. Nerves are more dense in the finger tips than in most other parts of the body.

The main nerves in the hand are the radial, ulnar and median nerves. They have smaller branches that lead to the fingers.

Here is a helpful link: http://pixshark. Com/nerves-diagram. Htm

Reflexology is different btw ...Read more

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What can I do to help repair and alleviate pain from a damaged nerve in my hand?

What can I do to help repair and alleviate pain from a damaged nerve in my hand?

Depends: What kind of injury are we talking about? Sometimes pt can be useful, medications oral and topical can all be used as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to heal my median nerve to where I'll have feeling back in my hand?

See your doctor: If you have constant numbness or tingling in your hand, this could be a significant problem. This is usually due to carpal tunnel syndrome which can be treated. Start with a wrist splint that you wear mostly at night. If that does not help check with your doctor. Prolonged pressure on the nerve can cause some permanent damage if it goes on for too long. ...Read more

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I suffer with extreme shoulder tension that compresses my nerves into my hands, I have had this for ten years and has has every drug you can think o?

I suffer with extreme shoulder tension that compresses my nerves into my hands, I have had this for ten years and has has every drug you can think o?

Try magnesium oil: Magnesium oil applied topically to skin gets into the muscles and can reduce muscle spasm. If you use heat first, then apply the magnesium oil and then gently stretch you may be able relieve the muscle tension. Sometimes acupuncture can help, too. Also look at what you are doing. Workouts with lots of repetitions may be contributing to the spasm. See if 25-oh vit d3 is low. ...Read more

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A nerve problem, some say its brachialplex, for example if I sit down and put my hand in my jacket's pocket, I can feel it tingling, what nerve is that?

A nerve problem, some say its brachialplex, for example if I sit down and put my hand in my jacket's pocket, I can feel it tingling, what nerve is that?

Brachial plexus: The action you describe could affect nerves in your neck which form the brachial plexus, or could be in the arm itself. There are some spinal bone conditions that could be involved. You may have a variation of thoracic outlet syndrome. See your PCP ...Read more

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If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

If your hand nerves get cut, is that fatal?

Hand nerve injury: Can lead to numbness, muscle weakness in the hand, and at times contractors and stiffness but it is not fatal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the nerves in my face and hands shake?

What does it mean if the nerves in my face and hands shake?

Suggestions: You might have an essential tremor, and less likely, a cerebellar problem, or a medication reaction. Medications are available to treat tremors, and worthwhile trying. ...Read more

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In what way can I heal arm & hand injuries to soft tissue & nerves?

In what way can I heal arm & hand injuries to soft tissue & nerves?

Is it open wound: If open wound, see a surgeon otherwise only time will heal. Heating pad and for pain you can use otc Motrin or aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Could I have trapped a nerve boxing? My left hand won't stop shaking

Could I have trapped a nerve boxing? My left hand won't stop shaking

I'd like to see it: Trapping nerves doesn't result in limbs "shaking." If you've pain you may've broken something. Fine tremulousness based on this is a possibility. Something a bit less good to have may be a simple partial seizure following a good whack the head. If you'd like to connect with me by webcam & show me what's going on that'd be best. Or go to an ER. Connect? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more