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Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Thre are several: Possible reasons. Trauma, sleep positon, infection, tendonitis, especially given age. Radial sided tendonitis. May be a common issue such as de quervains, one may need to refine the comlaint, ie , is the swelling in the whole hand or just feels swollen. Is the tingling ing extend up the arm or just into the hand and forearm? Is there neck comoression ad the tingling hand "feels" swollen , . ...Read more

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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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Random hand and finger numbness?

Random hand and finger numbness?

Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or blood vessel in the upper chest/shoulder region) and peripheral neuropathy (carpal or cubital tunnel, and diabetic neuropathy). ...Read more

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Right hand and wrist numbness?

Right hand and wrist numbness?

There are two main: Sources for that either local (carpel tunnel, other ) or having some things effecting the nerve in the neck(disc) could cause that also. Check it out. ...Read more

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Sudden left elbow to hand numbness and hand weakness?

Sudden left elbow to hand numbness and hand weakness?

Cubital tunnel: May be a pinched nerve at your elbow. This will cause numbness / tingling in the ring and small finger and weakness in your hand. If symptoms are persisting / worsening, seek evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm and thumb?

Numbness in left arm and thumb?

Considrr: Might be carpal tunnel or even C-6 radicular problem. Testing can give answer ...Read more

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Right hand nurves&fingers pain?

Pinched nerve?: You may have a pinched nerve in your wrist arm or neck. You may also have some hand arthritis however your age is a little too young for this. Should see your doctor as some bedside exam findings and further questions can help make the diagnosis. There are also tests called nerve conduction tests which can help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm and hand?

Needs eval: Numbness in you extremity can be caused by some nerve being pinched somewhere from your spine - neck area down to the arm. Some numbness can also be associated with heart disease and ischemia, or even be symptoms of early stroke/mini-stroke, etc.. Your numbness needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Head tingling, left arm tingling chest infection?

Head tingling, left arm tingling chest infection?

See a doctor: Although you are only 25 yo the "tingling" suggests that this is either from the cervical spine or possibly as a result of referred pain from a focus in the thorax. This should be checked by a professional. Make a list of all your symptoms and their temporal relationship to each other and take it with you to the doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

?nerve compression: Most likely cause is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but also, consider nerve compression at elbow. Your doctor might get EMG test to confirm location and extent. ...Read more

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Tingling in right arm and hand?

Tingling in right arm and hand?

Nerve symptoms: Might be due to carpal tunnel, nerve pinching at elbow (cubital tunnel), but also neck and shoulder may have problems. Sort out and confirm with your doc, and perhaps get confirmatory testing. Occas, bilat symptoms due to some medicines, and rarely an issue with cardiac disease (but over left arm, not the right). ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in right arm and hand?

Tingling and numbness  in right arm and hand?

Be seen: The most likely cause is a cervical Radiculopathy, which is basically a pinched nerve in the neck. But because of the association of cardiac disease and left shoulder and arm complaints, you would be well served to be seen. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by use (driving, keyboard use). Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in left middle finger, hand and forearm? 29/f

Shooting pain in left middle finger, hand and forearm?  29/f

Pain: There are several possibilities. Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinosis of the wrist and finger flexors, muscle strain. I suggest evaluation with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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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Have had tingling/numbing/tight feeling in my left hand and arm. Now my fingertips feel like they've been in water. I carry heavy trays sometimes ?

Have had tingling/numbing/tight feeling in my left hand and arm. Now my fingertips feel like they've been in water. I carry heavy trays sometimes ?

? carpal tunnel: Please call schedule appointment with your primary care. It may be related to irritation of nerves of hand such as described in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There are other nerves that supplies hand that are at risk of similar entrapment. It could also be due to systemic illness such as disorders of electrolytes, immune disorder such as lupus or problems related to nerve root irritation etc. ...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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Female tingling left hand only what could this be?

Female tingling left hand only what could this be?

Hand tingling: Could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Try an anti inflammatory and a wrist support. If no better seek a medical evaluation. ...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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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

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Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?

Depends: upon the reason for the tingling! If it is due to CTS (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)(Numbness thumb/first,second and one half of third finger a wrist splint may help! You need to find out why! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I did the test of raising both hands upwards and closing/opening hand grip, i had tingling in my left hand,does this indicate ThoracicOS?

I did the test of raising both hands upwards and closing/opening hand grip, i had tingling in my left hand,does this indicate ThoracicOS?

Possibly: You are right in saying that the complaints you are describing can be consistent with thoracic outlet sydrome. If you are having enough symptoms to warrant treatment, I would not hesitate to be seen and an exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm 28 years old, I woke up at 3 in the morning my left hand feels a little weak and heavy with no pain no tingling nothing first time it happens to m?

I'm 28 years old, I woke up at 3 in the morning my left hand feels a little weak and heavy with no pain no tingling nothing first time it happens to m?

May be nothing: So long as the strength of the hand came back within a minute or two after awakening and so long as that doesn't happen again you may have simply been sleeping on it in a funny matter. If the problem persists or if you begin to get painful sensations in the wrist or numbness and tingling in the first three digits of that hand then, you should see your doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I had a friend who had an lad, that almost sent him to meet jesus. He stated the only symptom he had was tingling in his left hand the week prior. Why?

I had a friend who had an lad, that almost sent him to meet jesus. He stated the only symptom he had was tingling in his left hand the week prior. Why?

Men and Hearts: It is impossible to speak to your friends situation specifically. But, in general men do not pay attention to the signals their body sends them. He could also be obese or be a smoker or drinker and not be very healthy in general, but we do not know these things from your simple question. But, silent heart attacks to occur and are very real and there is very little to do about them. ...Read more

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I've had a tingling sensation in left hand for 12 hours. Why?

I've had a tingling sensation in left hand for 12 hours. Why?

Possibilities: You might have a pinched nerve at elbow or wrist, but focal left arm symptoms could be secondary to primary cardiac issues. Thus, it would behoove you to check in with your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Paresthesias: Paresthesias refers to tingling secondary to nerve irritation. One of the most common causes for paresthesias in the hand is carpal tunnel syndrome. The next would be an ulnar neuropathy. And lastly the differential would include cervical spine disease. Vascular disorders would be unusual as both hands would likely be involved. Similarly, a peripheral neuropathy prefers the lower extremities. ...Read more