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Doctor insights on: Tingling In Hand And Arm

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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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What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

Most common CTS: Carpal tunnel is common, ulnar nerve or cubital tunnel, neck discs, nerve compression are common issues. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with pinched nerve and given 20mg Prednisone for 12 days. One week later slight pain and tingling/numbness in hand/arm. More meds?

Recently diagnosed with pinched nerve and given 20mg Prednisone for 12 days. One week later slight pain and tingling/numbness in hand/arm. More meds?

Pinched nerve: You should have a follow up dr visit . Many times the pinching of a nerve produces variable symptoms and if they persist after 12 days of prednisone , you need further evaluation and probable testing ...Read more

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Tingling in feet, hands and arm. Gets better when walking. Also fingers are a bit numb. Could this be serious ?

Tingling in feet, hands and arm. Gets better when walking. Also fingers are a bit numb. Could this be serious ?

Talk to your doctor: You need a history and exam it could be nothing could be worsened by anxiety could be something serious such as myelopathy. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/tingling in right hand and arm as well as heart palpitations and dizziness?

What causes numbness/tingling in right hand and arm as well as heart palpitations and dizziness?

PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com gutbliss.com ANXIETY AND HYPERVENTILATION CAN CAUSE NUMBNESS. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness/tingling in right hand and arm as well as heart palpitations and dizziness?

What to do if I have numbness/tingling in right hand and arm as well as heart palpitations and dizziness?

PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com gutbliss.com ANXIETY AND HYPERVENTILATION CAN CAUSE NUMBNESS. ...Read more

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What can I do about tingling in finger/hand after arm fracture?

What can I do about tingling in finger/hand after arm fracture?

Tingling finger: If this is a new finding since treatment, you should speak with your surgeon immediately. If this occurred some time ago, namely at the same time as injury, your surgeon will be able to give you a timeframe for recovery. Elevation for swelling, proper nutrition, and patience will likely be important. ...Read more

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Can cadpal tunnel extend up into the forearm and upper arm? Tingling in hand. Pain when extending the arm.

Yes: The symptoms of carpal tunnel, on occasion may be misleading, and some pts even experience shoulder aching. All of this represents referred symptoms, and disappears with alleviation of the cts. ...Read more

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Under lots of stress for months, and had a panic attack. Bottom of foot is vibrating now; weakness and tingling in hand, bruise-like pain in arm.Help!

Under lots of stress for months, and had a panic attack. Bottom of foot is vibrating now; weakness and tingling in hand, bruise-like pain in arm.Help!

Get checked : Although anxiety can present with severe and real physical symptoms, other physical causes of these symptoms have to be ruled out so we are not treating one part of the problem, or the wrong problem altogether. When symptoms are unilateral, (on one side ) there is more compelling reasons to have a thorough evaluation by ur dr. , please see your doctor for a proper assessment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having numbness and tingling in my hands,arm, feet and leg and my head feels very tight. I took my blood pressure that is normal what can I take?

I am having numbness and tingling in my hands,arm, feet and leg and my head feels very tight. I took my blood pressure that is normal what can I take?

Anxiety?: Sounds like anxiety, but I do not have any other information. No generic pill for this. It could be something serious, seek medical attention to make sure no serious problems exist. ...Read more

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My husband has been having tingling in his right arm, hand leg and face - getting a bit worse - started About 3 weeks ago. Saw dr today. ?

My husband has been having tingling in his right arm, hand leg and face - getting a bit worse - started   About 3 weeks ago. Saw dr today. ?

Needs evaluation: The variety of locations of the tingling could be due to a variety of conditions. Arthritis, deteriorating. Discs, or a neurologic condition are all possibilities. Xrays may be needed as well. ...Read more

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Was fixing breakfast. Developed tingling sensation in left hand, similarto shock/arm being asleep. Sensation traveling up arm. Cold sensation as well.

Was fixing breakfast. Developed tingling sensation in left hand, similarto shock/arm being asleep. Sensation traveling up arm. Cold sensation as well.

Sure of that path?: it is common for nerves to give tingling/temperature reactions when they are irritated. They go outward from the area where the problem occurred. The elbow has a nerve that runs on it that is quite exposed to injury/irritation with the symptoms going out from the elbow and into the hands (funny bone). ...Read more

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I've had numbing tingling in right arm&hand, along with hand and wrist stiffness for 8 days now what can cause this and what dr should I see?

I've had numbing tingling  in right arm&hand, along with hand and wrist stiffness for 8 days now what can cause this and what dr should I see?

See your doctor: Your symptoms could be due to any number of things, from carpal tunnel syndrome to tendonitis, a nerve problem or maybe even a temporary pain from bad arm positioning during sleep. Many other possibilities. See your regular doctor who can ask you more questions and examine your muscles and nerves. Your doc should be able to determine if you need to see a specialist, and if so, which kind. ...Read more

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I sleep on my left side curled up. Now I have been having pain from neck to middle of left back and pain/tingling down left arm/hand. Pinched nerve?

I sleep on my left side curled up. Now I have been having pain from neck to middle of left back and pain/tingling down left arm/hand. Pinched nerve?

Cerv radiculopathy: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from either arthritis or a ruptured (herniated) disc. If pain tolerable and symptoms better, ok to watch and wait. Nonsurgical treatment includes pt (i prefer mckenzie exercises), arthritis meds, and nerve blocks. Surgery if symptoms no better or worsen. ...Read more

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Have had really bad issues with my heart the past few days, feeling like it is pounding so hard, hurting bad, breathless, tingling in left arm / hand?

Have had really bad issues with my heart the past few days, feeling like it is pounding so hard, hurting bad, breathless, tingling in left arm / hand?

If symptoms new- ER: I can see that even at age 29 years you're no stranger to cardiac disease or problems given your condition of heart failure that you list. But if the symptoms you are referring are brand new since a few days ago as you've described then, you should get to an ER for a checkup. If these symptoms are well known to your medical team then, check in with your doctor as soon as feasible. Could be dumping ...Read more