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Doctor insights on: Numness In The Right Hand

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in right hand. What could be the cause of this?

Many possibilities: This can be carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of any of the nerves that go to your hand including compression up near the spinal cord. If this persists you should have it evaluated by a hand specialist. ...Read more

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What is the problem waking up with numbness in right hand?

What is the problem waking up with numbness in right hand?

Several reasons: Could be neurological from carpal tunnel to other nerve compressions in the arm shoulder or neck. See your pcp to start. ...Read more

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What is causing the numbness I have in my right hand?

What is causing the numbness I have in my right hand?

Your guess is as: Good as mine. You have provided minimal information about a symptom which has many causes. Statistically, the most common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What causes when you have numbness in right hand?

What causes when you have numbness in right hand?

Nerve issues: There is a wide range of causes, commonly carpal-tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, radiculopathy with a pinched nerve in the neck and rarely brain problems such as stroke, ms ... A neurologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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What can the numbness in my right hand mean?

What can the numbness in my right hand mean?

Hand numbness: It may be compression of a nerve that innvervates the hand muscles, such as of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example. However, your doctor will need to examine you to make a more accurate diagnosis since the nerves innervate different muscles of the hand. Then a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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What could cause right hand numbness?

What could cause right hand numbness?

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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Right hand and wrist numbness?

Right hand and wrist numbness?

There are two main: Sources for that either local (carpel tunnel, other ) or having some things effecting the nerve in the neck(disc) could cause that also. Check it out. ...Read more

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Is numbness in right hand a sign of a stroke?

Unlikely: Stroke can cause numbness in your r hand, but it would be of sudden onset and maybe involve face, arm and leg, with weakness also. More likely that a nerve compressed at your elbow or wrist causing numbness/tingling. This can happen if you lean on the spot for too long, (sleep in a certain position & wake up with a numb hand). Also carpal tunnel can cause it. ...Read more

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