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What can cause tingling in your forearm, hand and fingers? In between my thumb and index finger is some swelling to.

What can cause tingling in your forearm, hand and fingers?  In between my thumb and index finger is some swelling to.

Several things: Need more information. Tingling in the 4th and 5th digit can be due to ulnar neuropathy in the base of the hand or elbow or c8 cervical nerve impingement. Tingling in the thumb through the 4 th digit may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a problem further upstream ( pronator syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ligament of struthers, plexopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome or C5-C7 issues. ...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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Upright rows at the gym, noticed pain in left shoulder. Symptoms improved after rest. Front pulldowns at gym. Now mild tingling in left forearm/hand?

Upright rows at the gym, noticed pain in left shoulder.  Symptoms improved after rest. Front pulldowns at gym.  Now mild tingling in left forearm/hand?

Pinched nerve: This is likely secondary to nerve compression either in the neck (cervical spine) or the shoulder area. Stay out of the gym until the symptoms clear and you have had the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness and tingling in forearms/hands and lower leg/feet bilaterally and face and lips and some random chest pain?

What would cause numbness and tingling in forearms/hands and lower leg/feet bilaterally and face and lips and some random chest pain?

Sounds vascular: You should take these symptoms seriously and see a doctor. Circulation may be an issue and chest pain is a signal to get attention now. There is no reason to ignore it. If it is severe, go to an urgent care clinic or er. Best wishes - it may be nothing serious, but don't risk your life on that. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right forearm and hand?

What causes tingling in the right forearm and hand?

Likely pinched nerve: Possibilities include compression of one or more nerves in neck, behind clavicle bone, elbow or even wrist. ...Read more

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What would be causing my body to feel hot and tingling sensation in my forearms, hands, feet, face, chest, no fever but headaches ?

What would be causing my body to feel hot and tingling sensation in my forearms, hands, feet, face, chest, no fever but headaches ?

Many possibilities: Anxiety, stress could cause this. Endocrine problems could be etiology. Best to see your DR, have exam, and find the correct DX and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Every a.M. I have tingling in my left forearm and hand and left leg a Xanax (alprazolam) will make it stop if it's anxiety then why just the left side? Why a.M.?

Every a.M. I have tingling in my left forearm and hand and left leg a Xanax (alprazolam) will make it stop if it's anxiety then why just the left side? Why a.M.?

Anxiety symptoms: Anxiety symptoms more commonly affect the left side in general. In your case, if you are taking the xanax (alprazolam) before bed, it is probably worn off when you awaken, leaving you unprotected from the xanax (alprazolam) anti-anxiety effects in the morning. Xanax (alprazolam) really only lasts 8 hours. ...Read more

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I have numbness in rt forearm & tingling in rt hand with pain scapula & shoulder down hd fr 2nd rt rib?

I have numbness in rt forearm & tingling in rt hand with pain scapula & shoulder down hd fr 2nd rt rib?

Let me explain: There are risk in patient sustained 1 rib and second rib fracture, form injury to chest cavity, injury to the blood vassals around there and also injury to the nerves around there. You have to specialist (Neurologist) for evaluation. Good Luck ...Read more