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Why am i waking up in the morning with my thumb and first two fingers numb...On both hands?

Why am i waking up in the morning with my thumb and first two fingers numb...On both hands?

Numbness: Your symptoms could be due to carpal tunnel syndrome. If you have an occupation with repetitive hand movements or where you sit at a computer and do a lot of typing, it can be associated with this. Generally, people wake up with symptoms worse when they wake up and have to shake their hands to "wake them". Most providers will initially recommend wrist splints. See your doctor for further eval. ...Read more

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I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

Pinched nerves: Nerves are like garden hoses. If they are piched then there is less function i.e. Feeling. You need to see a specialist to pinpoint where your nerves are pinched. They can be pinched in more than one place. ...Read more

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Was recently diagnosed with thalassemia. I am 43 years old. I've been feeling weak lately. My first 3 fingers are numb on both hands, is this one of?

Was recently diagnosed with thalassemia. I am 43 years old.  I've been feeling weak lately.  My first 3 fingers are numb on both hands, is this one of?

Inherited genetic di: You must have the trait, not the disease. You inherited it from either your mom or dad and you can pass it to your children. The numbness is almost surely unrelated. Your numbness is almost certainly secondary to a neurological issue, not hematological. If your own doc can't help go to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

NCV/EMG : Usually an NCV/EMG is done. It is not a structural test like an MRI, but rather checks the nerves themselves. It can help distinguish between a problem coming from the spine, the arms themselves ( such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes), or more of a neurological condition such as in a neuropathy. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is also can be due to radiculopathy/or nerve damage around the spine. Polyneuropathy is also a possibility. It is very important that you see neurologist and have a few tests done, especially emg, electromyography. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers going numb?

Why are my hands and fingers going numb?

Could be a nerve: The most common type of compressive neuropathy in the arms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is due to a pinched nerve in the wrist. Other common causes are cubital tunnel syndrome (pinched ulnar nerve at elbow) and cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck). Peripheral neuropathy from diabetes or medical problems are less common. I would ask your primary care doc to investigate this for you. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in hands and fingers?

What can cause numbness in hands and fingers?

Numbness: Numbness involving hands and fingers can be caused by various conditions, most commonly carpal tunnel syndrome, other causes may include other upper extremity nerve injuries (such as a pinched nerve in the elbow); a pinched nerve in the neck can also cause numbness in hands/fingers. Best to discuss with your md for an exam. ...Read more

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I sometimes get numbness in fingers and hands is that bad?

I sometimes get numbness  in fingers and hands is that bad?

Hand numbness : If it is episodic in nature i would not be concerned. Anyone can get temporary hand numbness for different reasons. Typically it is relatable to positioning or resting nerves on objects for too long. If it becomes unremitting or more and more frequent or bothersome i would have it evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers and hands get numb, and stay numb for awhile?

Several reasons: Could be neurological from carpal tunnel to other nerve compressions in the arm shoulder or neck. If this occurs with color changes it might be a vascular issue possibly raynauds syndrome since ther are some other more serious possibilities too you better talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

Vascular or: neurologic/endocrine: possible neuropathy or Reynauds disease. Yopu must be examined and checked for vascular/diabetic issues. ...Read more

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