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Doctor insights on: Tingling In Palm Of Left Hand

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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 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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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'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

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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?

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

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Why do I have tingling on my left hand two little fingers?

Why do I have tingling on my left hand two little fingers?

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

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How can I treat tingling in the left hand due to ulnar nerve issues?

How can I treat tingling in the left hand due to ulnar nerve issues?

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

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What could cause a tingling in the fingers of my left hand that won't go away?

What could cause a tingling in the fingers of my left hand that won't go away?

Maybe carpal tunnel: Pressure on the nerves at the level of the wrist, or higher up can cause these symptoms. Can be a repetitive stress injury from keyboards, etc. See your doc. ...Read more

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Two days ago I felt tingling on my left hand and face; could this be symptoms of stroke?

Two days ago I felt tingling on my left hand and face; could this be symptoms of stroke?

Doubtful: 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

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Can anyone tell me what can a tingling sensation in my pointer finger on my left hand mean?

Can anyone tell me what can a tingling sensation in my pointer finger on my left hand mean?

See neurologist: If it it is at the tip, it may be carpal tunnel syndrome vs. Pinched nerve in the neck area depending on the other associated symptoms you are having and exam findings by your neurologist. ...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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I woke up in the middle of the night and the fingers on my left hand were tingling, what could that be?

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

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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.

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

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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

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Could you tell me why my left hand is numb and tingling?

Could you tell me why my left hand is numb and tingling?

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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What can cause left hand tingling and wrist pain?

What can cause left hand tingling and wrist pain?

Carpal tunnel: This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist. If the symptoms are mild you can consider an injection of cortisone or splinting. If the symptoms are more sever surgery is the only option. ...Read more