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Severe Numbness In Hands
3yrs of severe numbness elbows-hands. Doc thinks cubitalts. Had 3 nerve tests, bracing, ot and pt, seeing a surgeon tuesday. What should I expect?
Cubital Tunnel Syn: Cubital tunnel syndrome describes a condition where the ulnar nerve is entrapped at the elbow. Affected patients often experience numbness/tingling along the little finger and the ulnar half of the ring finger. This discomfort may be accompanied by weakness of grip and, rarely, by intrinsic muscle wasting. I see you are on metformin which is important because dm can cause your problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Two disc herniations 1 pinching C8 ddd canal stenosis and severe carpal tunnel syndrome in both hands. Which is causing severe hand numbness 3yrs ?
Likely carpal tunnel: Both have overlap within the hands depending upon the distribution. MRI is necessary of cervical spine and in many cases if distribution is not distinct, further an EMG/Nerve conduction study to delineate. In most cases however, it is more likely the carpal tunnel is the culprit. Consultation/examination by a neurosurgeon would be most appropriate for diagnosis. ...Read more
Have been experiencing severe numbness in my hands (mainly left hand from middle finger to thumb) and, recently noticed my big toe on the left foot doing the same. The only other symptom is spells of blurry vision. What could be the reason for this?
After using power tools or digging using a speed i wake up in early morning w/ severe numbness & pain in my hands & lower arms & it is getting worse?
?carpal tunnel: Sounds like this may be carpal tunnel syndrome, a compression of the median n. Beneath the palm. Can be aggravated by heavy work and repetitive motion. Frequently causes episodes of numbness and discomfort in the hands, at night, causing the patient to waken, then shake and/or rub the hands for relief. If this sounds right, see your doctor. Could require surgery.Good luck. ...Read more
A lot! Get checked!: Numbness can be present in a number of ailments and you need to get checked by a physician and/or neurologist. Very bad things can be happening like brain cancer or some type of nerve damage (degenerative disease) so it's important to find someone who can help. Make fixing this your priority. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel severe numbness in my right hand and in my feet fingers could you please suggest me something to make this better?
MS related likely: With ms, numbness may come and go and may occur in any part of the body. If this is all on the same side of the body and involves the arm and the leg, fingers and toes, then this could also be a mild "stroke"; indicating a problem on the left side of the brain. Rec: www.Drmcdougall.Com ; star mcdougallers/deb tasic for how to reduce future problems and help this one also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Saw Dr for severe pain numbness in arms & hands, he said I have muscles spasms use heat and they'll get better. Heat's making it worse. What can I do?
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