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Can a pinched nerve cause numbness in your hand and forearm?

Can a pinched nerve cause numbness in your hand and forearm?

Sure it can: Depending on the location and severity of the impingement, a pinched nerve in your neck can certainly cause symptoms along its path--as seen example picture here. A pinched/trapped nerve at the elbow behind your funny bone can do so as well, so is carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms bothersome, consult doc for evaluation/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What dose it means when u have numbness in your hands and fingers for two days straight ans feeling lite headed as well?

What dose it means when u have numbness in your hands and fingers for two days straight ans feeling lite headed as well?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. That would not explain the lighheadedness. http://centraljerseyhand.com. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have obsessive numbness in your arms hands and fingers?

What does it mean when you have obsessive numbness in your arms hands and fingers?

Explain further: I'm not clear what you mean numbness in the arm & hand could have multiple causes see your doctor to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Is it worrying after having chemo therapy to have a numbness feeling in your feet and hands?

Is it worrying after having chemo therapy to have a numbness feeling in your feet and hands?

Probably not: Several chemo medications can be associated with neuropathy. The severity can vary quite a bit. It is important to share this with the treatment team in case the dose or interval needs to be adjsuted ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it normal after having chemo therapy to have a numbness feeling in your feet and hands?

Yes: Unfortunately it is a side effect. See if one of your docs can prescribe you metanx. It is a vitamin that I have found helpful in my patients. It has actually reversed those symptoms. Good luck. I hope the chemo was successful for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have numbness and pain in your hand and fingers 3 months after carpal tunnel surgery and ulnar release?

Is it normal to have numbness and pain in your hand and fingers 3 months after carpal tunnel surgery and ulnar release?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon for the numbness and tingling caused by cubical and carpal tunnel syndrome to persist for some time following surgery. In addition, scar senlsitivity is common following these surgeries. However, your symptoms should be improved from prior to surgery. Consult with your surgeon regarding timeline for recovery and possibility of therapy for scar massage/desensitization. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in most people's hands?

What causes numbness in most people's hands?

Carpal tunnel syndr: Is the most frequent cause, a pinched nerve over the medial wrist at the transverse carpal ligament. Sometimes associated with keyboard activities, and maybe an initial sign of diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more

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