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What are some possible reasons that my hands itch when I need to sleep?

What are some possible reasons that my hands itch when I need to sleep?

Hand itch: Usually if infections have been ruled out, like scabies etc, itching burning sensation of hands and legs may indicate RLS and also may indicate low iron and need for Dopamine supplements if this is the case. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands hurt so bad when they are cold?

What are some possible reasons that my hands hurt so bad when they are cold?

Cold painful hands: If your hands are cold & painful it could be related to your circulation. Have you had arthritic changes? The best way to find out is through a medical assessment. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands itch when I write on them with sharpie?

Many markers: Such as these are not toxic if used proplery but that does not mean that you can't have an allergy or sensitive skin. These are chemicals, inks dyes that perhaps should not be used on your hands intentionally. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands go numb and tingly?

What are some possible reasons that my hands go numb and tingly?

Nerve compression: One of the most common reasons is carpal tunnel syndrome. You should get an evaluation from a hand surgeon who will examine you and possibly order nerve tests and/or ultrasound which will determine if you have an issue with your nerve and where it is located. Depending on if it is a nerve compression or neuropathy the surgeon will order appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands get swollen and puffy while numb?

Get diagnosed first: This is a common feeling that patients describe when hands go numb. If you havenot already seen your pcp or neurologist then see them soon to diagnose the reason for your hands going numb. The commonest problem is called carpal tunnel syndrome. Once diagnosis is confirmed you will get a referral to a hand specialist for probable surgical release of compression of the median nerve. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands get numb after using a lawnmower or weedeater?

What are some possible reasons that my hands get numb after using a lawnmower or weedeater?

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. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands get cold when I type?

What are some possible reasons that my hands get cold when I type?

Cold Hands: This likely has to do with circulation in your hands. Here is an excellent article about cold hands by the american society for surgery of the hand: http://www. Assh. Org/public/handconditions/pages/cold-hand. Aspx. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet get numb easily?

Possible neuropathy: You may possess a mild developing peripheral neuropathy, but you may also have a hereditary sensitivity to pressure palsies, which means transient compression of nerves by certain positions like leaning elbow or crossing legs. There are other possibilities, but the intermittent symptoms suggest a benign condition. Have your doctor assess and examine. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my hand gets numb when I put my shoulders back?

What are possible reasons that my hand gets numb when I put my shoulders back?

Hand and shoulders: This depends on how you move your shoulders. Numbness in hands can come from neck being extended or the brachial plexus being stretched (the nerves from the neck to the arm). There is anatomy in the neck and shoulders that explain this. Get an exam from someone who knows necks and the thoracic outlet anatomy and shoulder impingement exam. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet get red during exercise?

Increased blood flow: Exercise will create increased blood flow to extremities which can give a red appearance of skin since many vessels close to skin are expanded with blood. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands get tingly and numb when I laugh?

What are some possible reasons that my hands get tingly and numb when I laugh?

See your doctor: Some conditions can cause cause nerve related issues with a valsalva manuver. See your pcp/neurologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet go numb when I work out?

What are some possible reasons that my hands and feet go numb when I work out?

Pinched nerves: The nerves exit the spinal column and go to your hands and feet. Imagine that a nerve is like a water hose. If you step on it, then less water comes out. Someplace along the way, you are pinching nerves and when you stop exercising, you take the pressure off the nerves. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my hand gets numb and tingly after dip netting and fishing?

Peripheral nerve: Could be nerve compression at wrist or elbow, which is exacerbated by the complex motions used for your netting and fishing. Most commonly this is carpal tunnel syndrome, but may be cubital tunnel. If it is more consistent or worsening, your doctor can help. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my hand becomes sore whenever I touch water?

What are possible reasons that my hand becomes sore whenever I touch water?

Water: Water by itself should not cause problems. Some people are sensitive to the temperature of the water. Both hot and cold water can cause some swelling or itching of hands in some patients. If you have some type of rash such as psoriasis that can be sore with water exposure. Try taking a bendaryl tablet and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that my hand hurts when I hear and see a crying baby?

Sounds evoke: Different emotions. Perhaps this evokes a memory of a physical state or just adds enough static to your your system that other seemingly unrelated items affect your hand. But a baby crying can be a powerful sound. And there are studies where sound provokes hand pain used in an experimental sense to measure sounds. Our cerebral wiring is complex.. Speak to a neurologist it these things continu. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands get numb randomly and while sleeping?

What are some possible reasons that my hands get numb randomly and while sleeping?

Nerve compression: A common symptom of nerve compression such as carpal tunnel syndrome is periodic numbness especially at night. There is increased swelling within the carpal tunnel at night in addition to the different positions the wrist may be in such as increased flexion or extension which also increase the pressure. An evaluation from hand surgeon can determine if you have a nerve compression. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands fall asleep during the night and it's only after I consume alcohol?

What are some possible reasons that my hands fall asleep during the night and it's only after I consume alcohol?

Hand tingling EtOH: There are many reasons that your hands can "fall asleep" during the night and many are positional. You typically move without awareness when this happens, or wake up and avoid it getting worse. Alcohol could prevent you from that awareness; but it is also toxic to the nervous system, so could ultimately worsen something like entrapped nerve, carpal tunnel or other syndromes. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my husband's hands get totally numb at night?

What are some possible reasons that my husband's hands get totally numb at night?

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. ...Read more

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What are the reason for shaky hands?

What are the reason for shaky hands?

A number of causes: Could be neurologic in origin/Parkinsons, intention tremors, medication induced, thyroid conditions. Best to discuss this with your primary doc. Important to see if the tremors are one sided, coarse or fine ...Read more

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Pin pricks on both hands at age 65 what could be the reason?

Pin pricks on both hands at age 65 what could be the reason?

Peripheral neuropath: You describe peripheral neuropathy. There are dozens of causes. Diabetes is common. Some meds used for infections/worms can cause it. A spinal cord issue in your neck can cause it. If you have weakness too, it's an emergency. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a child's hands peel for no obvious reason?

What does it mean when a child's hands peel for no obvious reason?

Sweat problem: Sometimes hands will peel as a result of a sweet gland problem called dishydrosis. If the fingertips alone are peeling, that is common with strep throat and it is recommended to be tested for strep. Sometimes contact dermatitis (touching something one is allergic to) can lead to peeling. This question is best helped with a visit to be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

Does this fit?: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders & back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration & easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

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What can cause my hands to turn completely blue for no reason. It was warm not hot or cold.?

What can cause my hands to turn completely blue for no reason. It was warm not hot or cold.?

Follow up: Bluish hands mean blood has lost its oxygen is dark bluish-red. People whose blood is low in oxygen tend to have a bluish color to their skin, called cyanosis.

Depending on the cause, cyanosis may develop suddenly, along with shortness of breath and other symptoms.

Cyanosis that is caused by long-term heart or lung problems may develop slowly
need to see a cardiology and pulm doctor ...Read more

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I got level two frostbite on both of my hands and they constantly swell up. What's the reason for this?

Lymphedema: You may have had sufficient injury to the lymphatics that they are not functioning well. You probably would benefit from compression therapy and then compression garments to control the swelling. ...Read more

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What is the reason of trembling of the hands?

Tremors: A common cause is hereditary familial tremors or essential tremor, but shaking with hands at rest may be indicative of parkinson problems. Some medicines (e.g., divalproex) can cause tremors, and hyperthyroidism could also be considered. ...Read more

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Hand swollen for no reason what could it be?

See PCP: Usually there is a reason. If no history of fall or trauma then consider inflammatory conditions. Insect bites can also start with swelling but are assciated with redness. See your pcp as catching things early leads to quicker control and recovery. In meanwhile rest, elevate hand and use nsaids. ...Read more

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My sis is 5 months preg. Since 3rd mnth she is having swlng in her legs n fingrs of hand. All reports r normal. Wt could be the psbl reason for that.?

My sis is 5 months preg. Since 3rd mnth she is having swlng in her legs n fingrs of hand. All reports r normal. Wt could be the psbl reason for that.?

Preg. Fluid shifts.: A pregnant woman increases her circulating fluids dramatically including adding 4 extra units of blood. This extra fluid shifts between circulating blood (extracellular) and fluid spaces in limbs (intracellular). Your sister's OB MD must watch and monitor her blood pressure, weight, and cardiac condition carefully as pregnancy induced hypertension can develop rapidly. ...Read more

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