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Sudden Numbness (Definition)

Sudden sporadic and reversible numbness could be very benign such as hitting one's "funny bone" at the elbow, but if not provoked, numbness in one or two limbs might be a transient ischemic attack due to decreased blood flow in the brain. Important to sort out problem with brain and spinal cord ...Read more


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Sudden numbness in left hand, but i've been taking ibupropane?

Sudden numbness in left hand, but i've been taking ibupropane?

Ibuprofen?: Ibuprofen if thats it is an anti-inflammatory that is not typically associated with this there can be many causes from simle nerve compression to a more seriuos nueurological issue to referd symptoms form internal issues, see a health care provider. ...Read more

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Help! i just have sudden unexplained numbness in right hand and leg?

Help! i just have sudden unexplained numbness in right hand and leg?

Couple reasons: If you have history of migraine, and transient one-sided numbness, this could be secondary to a migraine aura, which can reverse. However, in older folks, this may represent a TIA or stroke. Best to see your doctor sooner than later, as a host of brain disorders could present this way. ...Read more

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Can sudden Temp numbness of left hand with full movement of the hand but no feeling be a assoc Migraine Aura or Panic Attack? which have history of.

Can sudden Temp numbness of left hand with full movement of the hand but no feeling be a assoc Migraine  Aura or Panic Attack? which have history of.

Possible: Not associated with panic reaction, but could be migraine aura, especially if followed by headache. But other possibilities exist, such a pinched nerve in arm or neck, or even brain circulatory issues. See your doctor and get examined. ...Read more

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How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

Carpal tunnel?: Have you been evaluated for the cause of the pain? It could possibly be carpal tunnel syndrome. Wearing a wrist brace (you cn buy at any pharmacy) at night may help. You should probably see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of numbness in hands?

What is the main cause of numbness in hands?

Carpal Tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is probably the most common cause of "numbness in the hands". This occurs when the median nerve gets compressed in the wrist. Other causes include compression of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves in the wrist, elbow or arm. Compression of the nerves leaving the neck and peripheral neuropathy are also common cause of numbness. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in hands off and on for weeks?

What to do if I have numbness in hands off and on for weeks?

Tingling numbness : in the hands can be a variety of things for the most common thing is carpal Tunnel. Early treatment for this can be night time splintingas long as the splints are not too tight use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatories and avoidance of provocative positioning such as extremes of flexion and extension this is often a good start if it continues or becomes constantthen you should talk to primary ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for numbness in hands that wake you up at night time?

What is the diagnosis for numbness in hands that wake you up at night time?

Many possibilities.: It can be the position you sleep in that causes this. It can be a pinched nerve in the neck. It can be circulation problems. See a physician and find out! ...Read more

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Is there a cure to hand numbness?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the numbness and how long its been there. ...Read more

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What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

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 more

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Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

Hand numbness is a clinical finding in which a person's hand has decreased sensation. Numbness can be ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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