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I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips. What can cause this?

I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips.  What can cause this?

Unlikely : That these are connected. While there are some major neurological disorders that are possible, random paresthesias are often insignificant. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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My ring and pinky left hand fingertips have been tingling for about a hour and didn't do anything ...why would this be?

My ring and pinky left hand fingertips have been tingling for about a hour and didn't do anything ...why would this be?

It may be due to: an ulnar nerve irritation did you hurt your elbow or shoulder or neck keep monitoring it if it worsens see your doctor ...Read more

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My left hand, fingertips have been tingling mostly all day. What may be a reason or cause? Thank you

My left hand, fingertips have been tingling mostly all day. What may be a reason or cause? Thank you

Could be peripheral: Nerve compression secondary to posture while sleeping, but might represent a blood vessel flow phenomenon. Also, with left arm tingling, could represent a cardiac referral. So, get this checked out by your doctor, just to be safe if it continues. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

Variable: Nerve or vascular compression from neck, shoulder area, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers. ...Read more

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My left hand is tingling for the day why?

My left hand is tingling for the day why?

CTS: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms persist, consider visiting neurologist. You might need a test called emg, electromyography. If it is only hand issue, it is less likely related to any cardiac problems, but you may consider to visit your pcp. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

Get evaluated: Could be due to nerve compression at wrist, elbow, brachial plexus, even neck. Evaluation and testing can localize and point the way for further therapeutic interventions. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

RADICULOPATHY: Possibly. When any nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated through compression or inflammation, the symptoms can radiate along that nerve's pathway into the arm and hand. The patient's specific cervical radiculopathy symptoms will depend primarily on which nerve is affected. The symptoms may also be referred to as radicular pain. ...Read more

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If I have tingling only in left elbow to left hand what could this be?

If I have tingling only in left elbow to left hand what could this be?

Ulnar nerve issues: Typically the symptoms you describe are caused by compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. The ulnar nerve travels from the elbow to the ring and small finger. This condition is similar to carpal tunnel where the median nerve is compressed at the wrist and causes symptoms in the other three fingers. Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow is called cubital tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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I have this tingling sensation on my left hand. What could possibly the reason?

I have this tingling sensation on my left hand. What could possibly the reason?

Tingling left hand: May be carpal tunnel ,ulnar compression ( from sleep or position or cervical neck disease ) or less likely multiple sclerosis or vascular issue ( stenosis).Do you do a lot of repetitive work with your hand ? Consider breaking every half hour to shake out your hands . carpal tunnel is more common with hypothyroidism, obesity , diabetes and pregnancy.Follow up with doctor/ urgent care. ...Read more