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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Hand Tingling (Definition)

Occurs in either the vascular supply or the nerve supply to the hand is impaired. Tingling typically means altered light touch sensation and it's often confused with the concept of numbness which means absence of sensation. Tinglingcan be fine or coarse depending upon ...Read more


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I have been waking up with numbness and tingling in hands, worse in my left, but now am also getting intense burning in my left hand? .had TIA, s recent

I have been waking up with numbness and tingling in hands, worse in my left, but now am also getting intense burning in my left hand? .had TIA, s recent

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome. Possibly cubital tunnel syndrome also. Numbness and tingling in the hand that wakes you up at night is a complaint in over 95% of people with carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist splints and elbow guards can help at night. Neuropathic medicine and compound cream will reduce the numbness and tingling too. An electromyogram and nerve conduction study will confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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With numbness and tingling in hands and feet, and limited movement in right arm, naseous, should I go to ER or schedule appt?

With numbness and tingling in hands and feet, and limited movement in right arm, naseous, should I go to ER or schedule appt?

Not ER: This is anxiety or panic or stress. You do not need to go to the er. But, please go see your family physician to discuss ways to manage your stress better. ...Read more

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NumbNess and tingling in hands and feet. Sedrate of 23. Ana 1.4Fatigue. Sore. Depression. Blah feeling allthe time. What's going on?

NumbNess and tingling in hands and feet. Sedrate of 23. Ana 1.4Fatigue. Sore. Depression. Blah feeling allthe time. What's going on?

Hyperventillation: No point in ANA since ESR is normal. Need an experienced DR. Anxiety may result in overbreathing with respiratory alkalosis. You may also have spells of rapid heart, light-headed sensations, feeling that you cannot get a deep enough breath, difficulty sleeping. Meds and behavior therapy will help you. Beta blocker meds can be very effective. Antidepressants can help. The sooner you go, the better. ...Read more

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Heart fine but have pain in neck, upper back and chest, facial numbness and tingling in hands and feet, clicking sound when I turn my head. 1year now?

Heart fine but have pain in neck, upper back and chest, facial numbness and tingling in hands and feet, clicking sound when I turn my head. 1year now?

Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and possibly unexplainable by a single disorder. More information is needed. Contact your Physician who will take a thorough history and perform a complete physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. Appropriate tests and probably xrays will be ordered. ...Read more

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What could produce numbness/tingling sensation in my right hand while sleeping?

What could produce numbness/tingling sensation in my right hand while sleeping?

Nerve compression: You may be temporarily compressing a nerve while laying on it or carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes can cause this as well and can lead to permanent complications if not appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could be from any number of causes. An infectious or inflammatory workup may also be indicated.

Again, the pain and lack of movement in the right arm needs more immediate attention. ...Read more

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Should I have an MRI for numbness and tingling in my hands?

Should I have an MRI for numbness and tingling in my hands?

Possibly: Often your doctor will order an x-ray of your cervical spine first. Depending on the outcome your doctor may then order an mri. ...Read more

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What does a numbness and tingling in the hand and bicep mean?

What does a numbness and tingling in the hand and bicep mean?

Nerve injury: This sounds like a nerve injury possibly a nerve root at the spine in the neck. More specifics of the numbness as well as any pain or weakness would be helpful information. See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to diagnose and possibly treat. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hand tingling and numbness while juice fasting?

What are the causes of hand tingling and numbness while juice fasting?

Juice fasting: Can cause drug side effects or interactions for meds one is on, exacerbate metabolic issues such as diabetes, cause electrolyte disturbances and other bad things. If one gets tingling and numbness, id stop as these are likely "nerve or circulation " issues. And if diet can hinder hands then the other more important nerves and blood vessels like the ones in your brain or heart. Can be next! ...Read more

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About 2 years ago I felt numbness and tingling in both hands on the middle and ring finger, now it has gone to an actual pain in both above nuckle?

About 2 years ago I felt numbness and tingling in both hands on the middle and ring finger, now it has gone to an actual pain in both above nuckle?

Medial or ulnar nerv: You seem to have the patience of Job. Go see a good neurologist and tell your story. Your pain could originate anywhere from your hands to the wrists to the arms to the armpits to the neck. A good neurologist should be able to help you figure it out. It could be work related - repetitive stress injury. Too little space here. See a live doc! ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness and tingling (mostly tingling) in both of my hands.?

What to do if I have numbness and tingling (mostly tingling) in both of my hands.?

Neuropathy: It could be median nerve or ulnar nerve neuropathy.Its unlikely a neck problem. Need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling on the right hand?

What can cause numbness and tingling on the right hand?

Need an eval: Only an evaluation by your physician can answer this, but common causes are compression of a peripheral nerve (eg carpal tunnel, which is compression of the
median nerve at the wrist), or compassion of certain nerve roots leaving the neck spinal cord, among other possibilities. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing hand numbness and tingling. It keeps on getting worse and worse. What can I tell hr?

I'm experiencing hand numbness and tingling. It keeps on getting worse and worse. What can I tell hr?

Couple of reasons: If you are thinking of filing a work comp claim you'll have to report it, but make sure you understand the implications of doing so. Hand numbness could be for many reasons so you will want to have that evaluated. It may or may not be related to your work. ...Read more

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Hand numbness and tingling due to underarm?

Hand numbness and tingling due to underarm?

Nerves and blood: Vessels that go to your arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand and fingers pass through the axilla or armpit on the way from the chest and shoulder region to the rest of the upper limb. So a process in the axilla or armpit could symptoms in the hand. It shold be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. Will diuretic help?

I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. Will diuretic help?

Not Likely: You should talk with the doctor who wrote for the diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling sound outside of the normal use for a diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling raise questions of diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome or cervical disc herniation causing nerve pressure. Be careful with the use of your diuretic as it can cause changes in your potassium level and affect your heart. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands at night. Do I have carpal tunnel, or are there other causes?

Numbness and tingling in both hands at night. Do I have carpal tunnel, or are there other causes?

Likely carpal tunnel: You are likely correct. Most often numbness at night comes from carpal tunnel syndrome. See if it mainly involves the thumb, index, middle, and part of the ring. Numbness in the small usually comes from cubital tunnel or compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. At times numbness can come from cervical (neck) problems. ...Read more

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Would numbness in the head and face be related to tingling in hands, wrist, and forearms or are they 2 seperate issues?

Would numbness in the head and face be related to tingling in hands, wrist, and forearms or are they 2 seperate issues?

Either is possible!: It may be of similar origin. At times, problems with altered sensation in hands could be related to metabolic or endocrine problems that could affect multiple parts of the body as well as nutritional or electrolyte imbalance among others. While these two problems may also be very likely of separate sources, an electrodiagnostic study and consultation with a neurologist will likely be helpful. ...Read more

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When I wake up I have a numbness and tingling sensation on my left hand. It goes away after a while. I suffer from anxiety.?

When I wake up I have a numbness and tingling sensation on my left hand. It goes away after a while. I suffer from anxiety.?

Nerve compression: Might consider that your nightly posture may be pinching nerve at wrist or elbow, and could ease your concern to see your doctor and get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I woke up with numbness & tingling in hands & feet Is this normal I've only had it once before after drinking I'm not a big drinker once in a while?

I woke up with numbness & tingling in hands & feet Is this normal I've only had it once before after drinking I'm not a big drinker once in a while?

Numbness: Numbness and tingling in any limb likely is related to nerve compression. This often happens when sleeping in awkward positions or sitting in awkward positions without moving much. When relieved of that position, numbness usually resolves. If persistent, you should see your doctor to check out other possible nerve conditions as well as possible metabolic conditions such as diabetes & low B12. ...Read more

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I have had numbness and tingling and pain in my hands for about 2 yrs now. It does it for no reason and now my left arm is starting to do the same.

I have had numbness and tingling and pain in my hands for about 2 yrs now. It does it for no reason and now my left arm is starting to do the same.

Neck problem: Its most likely a neck problem. Depending on your age it could also be a brain problem. You need to see a neurolgist. ...Read more

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I am having episodes of numbness and tingling in my pinky and ring fingers and the side of my hand on Both hands. It's slowly becoming more common?

I am having episodes of numbness and tingling in my pinky and ring fingers and the side of my hand on Both hands. It's slowly becoming more common?

Ulnar neuropathy: In healthy young person nerve symptoms in pinky and ring finger are classic for compression/irritation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. Think: lots of keyboard use or arms on the armrests reading. Solution: notice sources of pressure on your nerve at that elbow and reduce it for two weeks. IF the symptoms persist, go to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can ehlers danlos syndrome cause hand numbness and tingling?

Can ehlers danlos syndrome cause hand numbness and tingling?

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia is fairly common in many patients with EDS, which could perhaps explain the numbness and tingling. Mechanism isn't exactly clear but is probably related to some sort of neuropathy or sudomotor dysfunction. However could also be an unrelated carpal tunnel disorder or problem in neck. Followup with Neurology to find out. Hypermobility in and of itself should not cause these problems ...Read more

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I, m waking up with numbness&tingling in hands now intense burning mainly in left hand?

I, m waking up with numbness&tingling in hands now intense burning mainly in left hand?

Cts: Maybe you have a nerve impingement syndrome such as Carpal tunnel syndrome. Get an eval as you need to have numbness evaluated asap to get e proper diagnosis and treatment to prevent possible irreversible damage. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I 've had numbness and tingling in my right hand for awhile now. My right arm gets numbness and tingling too. I experience no pain at all.?

Neuropathy: Numbness and tingling (paresthesias) in the hand and arm can be due to nerve compression in several areas: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (from pinched nerve in wrist), Ulnar Neuropathy (nerve compression at elbow) and Cervical radiculopathy (compression in the neck) For more information on CTS see: http://bit. Ly/1xTEkXx Neuropathy: http://bit. Ly/1pAbbJw Cervical radiculopathy: https://bit. Ly/1yPwhcG ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more