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Tingling In Palm Of Left Hand
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.
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
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
Why would my left hand be tingling constantly? Its really uncomfortable what can I do I lessen this feeling?
My ring and pinky left hand fingertips have been tingling for about a hour and didn't do anything. ..why would this be?
I was standing on a chair outside trying to reach something high and I fell off, now my left hand is tingling (i landed on some rocks).
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
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
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
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
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
I've had pain and tingling in my left hand now for 2 days and it is pretty constant. What could be the cause of this?
Hard to say: Could be from impingement, caused by something as benign as sleep position. Consider that type of cause, including overuse, and see your Dr. If it doesn't resolve. ...Read more
Tingling fingers: This sounds like there could be irritation or injury to the ulnar nerve along its pathway down the left arm, around the elbow and into the left hand. There also could be irritation or injury of the nerve roots in the left neck region, primarily the C8 and/or T1 nerve roots. A physical exam, electrodiagnostic testing and possibly an imaging study could help determine the cause of the tingling. ...Read more
Hand Surgery: 29 year old gentleman with tingling in the left hand due to ulnar nerve issues. You need to see a hand surgeon/full exam. Did you have trauma to your hand or elbow? Do you have pain or weakness of your hand muscles? You need to have nerve conduction tests and consultation can also prescribe splinting/bracing, NSAIDs, etc. Antidepressants & anticonvulsants are used to treat neuropathic pain issues. ...Read more
It's never impossible but could also be something simple like muscle spasms in the neck. While there are many possibilities, the best solution if it recurs is to go to your family md for an eval.
Many factors like age, medical history and others will give him more info. ...Read more
My left hand, fingertips have been tingling mostly all day. What may be a reason or cause? Thank you
I woke up in the middle of the night and the fingers on my left hand were tingling, what could that be?
Possible CT Syndrome: If this is only 1st. Time you can wait and observe for recurrence. If this has already happened multiple times then see a neurologist for ncv/emg test. ...Read more
Whole left side numbness, tingling getting cold and turning blue. My left hand swelled once. The whole shoulder feels like there's something in it.
Evaluation: Those symptoms warrant a face to face evaluation to determine cause sooner rather than later. Please see a physician. ...Read more
Left hand fingers tingling constantly for weeks. Tested negative for cts. Primarily right handed so don't think it's overuse? Anything to worry about?
Must have some cause:
If an EMG was performed and showed no peripheral nerve injury then one should consider a central cause. This is particularly true if you have any symptoms in your left leg or face.
If an EMG was not performed then pay attention to the fingers involved as the ulnar nerve could be the source and affects the last two fingers of the hand.
Please consider meeting with a neurologist to get an answer. ...Read more
R/o Carpal tunnel: Tingling ; numbness in the hand can be symptoms associated with median nerve compression or irritation. This is quite common. Some patients may have similar symptoms due to nerves being irritated in the neck. See a neurologist to get an emg/nerve conduction test. If the test confirms carpal tunnel syndrome then you will likely be referred to a hand surgeon. ...Read more
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