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Partial Hand Numbness
Gradually increasing partial numbness, left hand to right hand, all parts, tips of toes. Statistically, what are the chances of it being autoimmune?
Hand numbness: A good way to determine the cause of hand numbness is to give this information to your medical provider (location, duration, mitigating factors) and if needed, have nerve conduction testing. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause- feel free to learn about this while you are thinking about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carpal Tunnel Syndro: Most numbness in the hand is from pressure on the median nerve at the wrist causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Most patients will have intermittent numbness at first, often at night or while reading or driving. Other causes can be cubital tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy or other forms of neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: First the cause of the numbness must be determined. A hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon can make the diagnosis with a history and physical but may need an MRI or emg. The most common causes are carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome and a pinched nerve in the neck. ...Read more
I wake up with hand numbness,i have to shake them to be able to use them besides having pain in my upper left back,should i be worried?
Carpal tunnel: Statistically the most common cause by far is carpal tunnel syndrome in which the median nerve is compress as it passes with 8 tendons trough a "tunnel" bounded by a thick ligament and multiple wrist bones. Other causes include bone spurs , nerve compression in neck, elbow, root of the neck, metabolic-nutritional imbalances. If your hand is weak or clumsy see an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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