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Numbness right wrist 3" toward my elbow. Feels like i'm wearing a wrist band for tennis. What could be cause, ?

Numbness right wrist 3" toward my elbow. Feels like i'm wearing a wrist band for tennis. What could be cause, ?

Ulnar nerve issue: With your hand palm up, if the numbness is on the inner side (close to your body) ulnar nerve issue is likely; if on the other side, median nerve issue is likely. Things like ganglions can occur there, compressing nerves and may not be easily felt. ...Read more

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I have very sharp pain in my right wrist and numbness in a wide area around the wrist. Extreme pain when I extend my arm. Been going on several days.

I have very sharp pain in my right wrist and numbness in a wide area around the wrist. Extreme pain when I extend my arm. Been going on several days.

Carpal tunnel synd.?: Depending on your life style and work habits, you may be experiencing the pain and discomfort associated with carpal tunnel syndrome?you should get examined by your regular doctor who can get basic X-rays, other work up and give you treatment you need to control the pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have an inability to move right wrist backwards and numbness in my fingers after leaning on my elbow for a long period of time while working ?

I have an inability to move right wrist backwards and numbness in my fingers after leaning on my elbow for a long period of time while working ?

Couple things: Limited wrist motion is likely related to wrist issue, but numbness in the hand with elbow posturing is likely nerve related. Best to be seen and evaluated by an orthopaedic or hand specialist, and further test are likely needed. ...Read more

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I have a ganglion cyst on my right wrist, palm side. i am experiencing numbness and tingling in both hands overnight. is that normal?

I have a ganglion cyst on my right wrist, palm side. i am experiencing numbness and tingling in both hands overnight. is that normal?

Nocturnal tingling: of the hands usually is due to carpal tunnel syndrome. It's not uncommon to see carpal tunnel in individuals who also have ganglion cycts. Have your neurologist do an EMG / NCS to clarify matters ...Read more

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Over the last 4-5 weeks I have been having right wrist pain with numbness in my pinky and ring finger. The pain & decreased ROM has worsened. I have trouble lifting any weight at times. My forearm muscle will also have severe spasms and my bicep will ach

Over the last 4-5 weeks I have been having right wrist pain with numbness in my pinky and ring finger. The pain & decreased ROM has 
worsened. I have trouble lifting any weight at times. My forearm muscle will also have severe spasms and my bicep will ach

Ulnar Nerve entrapme: Hi Cindykay A700, What you describe could be an entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist (Guyon's Canal) or further up at the inside of the elbow (by the funny bone). You need to see a hand surgeon for diagnosis and you may require nerve conduction studies to determine the exact location. ...Read more

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I have unexplained numbness left lips & tip of tongue few days & blisters on right wrist; pain on &off in right lung & neck below jaw. related? cause?

I have unexplained numbness left lips & tip of tongue few days & blisters on right wrist; pain on &off in right lung & neck below jaw. related? cause?

? herpes zoster: It is possible that you have developed herpes zoster, a viral infection similar to the chicken pox virus. This is becoming increasingly common and there are vaccines for this. The typical findings on clinical examination are blisters, pain and possibly numbness. See your physician for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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My right wrist has been hurting for 2 mos now and if I pop it it goes numb for 5 min, what's wrong?

My right wrist has been hurting for 2 mos now and if I pop it it goes numb for 5 min, what's wrong?

Wrist numbness: Several possibilities. One is you have developed a carpal tunnel syndrome causing the problem. Best to see your doctor for examination to determine the cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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Trigeminial neuralgia have dead right wrist& no feeling in pinky or ring fingergoing on for over a week. Is this tn related or something else?

Trigeminial neuralgia have dead right wrist& no feeling in pinky or ring fingergoing on for over a week.  Is this tn related or something else?

Not TN: This is likely a ulnar nerve injury and may be related to prolonged pressure or another injury. You should have this evaluated by a neurologist as the longer you have it the less likely any treatable causes will help you recover function. ...Read more