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I wake up every morning cause of my both hand fingers are tingling mainly thumb, index, middle and ring finger. Normal?

Carpal tunnel: This is likely carpal tunnel syndrome. I would suggest wearing wrist splints to bed as a first step. Remove them when you arise in the morning. ...Read more

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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Why is the tip of my middle finger numb? Also, I wake up every morning with both hands tingling... I recently started prep cooking in a restaurant.

Why is the tip of my middle finger numb? Also, I wake up every morning with both hands tingling... I recently started prep cooking in a restaurant.

Need to see a doctor: This could be either neck problem or possible carpal tunnel syndrome. You need to see a doctor to get a completely neurological examination. Did you ever had neck injury during sports or motor vehicle accident in the past? If you did, it is possible the numbness related to the neck injury. If you did not it is possible carpal tunnel. I still recommend you to see a doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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2 times a night I wake up with a numb hand and tingling fingers, unless I sleep totally still on my back (impossible). Doc shoves it off. Ideas?

2 times a night I wake up with a numb hand and tingling fingers, unless I sleep totally still on my back (impossible). Doc shoves it off. Ideas?

Nerve compression: It sounds like you are getting a pinched nerve, either in your hand (carpal tunnel syndrome) or in your neck. This can be diagnosed with a nerve test called an emg. Either one should be treatable. In the meantime, you can try a different pillow and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Waking up every morning to numbness in my hand and fingers, no pain are tingling, ?

Waking up every morning to numbness in my hand and fingers, no pain are tingling, ?

Common: This could indeed be a sign of nerve compression at your wrist, and would consider carpal tunnel syndrome as an explanation. Your doctor can assess and provide confirmation of your problem. ...Read more

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Tingling in left arm since waking up all day, shoulder to finger. Few small red blood vessel visible below skin on left side of chest. Heavy legs with little pain in both legs. Could this be linked?

Tingling in left arm since waking up all day, shoulder to finger. Few small red blood vessel visible below skin on left side of chest. Heavy legs with little pain in both legs. Could this be linked?

Arm numbness: The symptoms that you describe may or may not be linked. The numbness in the arm could be from sleeping in an awkward position. The heaviness (weakness?) in the legs is difficult to assess without an examination. See your medical doctor or a neurologist to evaluate your numbness and heaviness. ...Read more

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Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. It may also be due to the shears pushing on the digital nerve to your thumb.

See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my finger from tingling?

What can I do to stop my finger from tingling?

Depends on cause: Tingling fingers can be caused from poor circulation, nerve compression, injury, even hyperventilation. A hand surgeon can help determine the cause how to treat it. ...Read more

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How will I know what does a tingling sensation in ur fingers mean?

How will I know what does a tingling sensation in ur fingers mean?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. It may also be due to the shears pushing on the digital nerve to your thumb.

See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Are tingling fingers a symptom of something? Especially index fingers.

Are tingling fingers a symptom of something? Especially index fingers.

Maybe CTS: You may have nerve compression at wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome, but tingling can be due to hyperventilation also, and may be seen as a side effect of many medications (topamax). So, if persistent and bothersome, please see your doc and get examined. ...Read more

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I have had tingling in the tips of my fingers, for at least half a year. Is it anything to be concerned about?

I have had tingling in the tips of my fingers, for at least half a year. Is it anything to be concerned about?

Maybe: If I were you I would want to know why this was occurring. It could be a variety of causes, one being something called Raynaud's phenomenon. There could also be a nerve impingement farther up in your arm (s) that would be concerning if it were occurring out of the blue. It may be something benign, but I would advise to see your doc and investigate it further to make sure nothing more serious is going on ...Read more

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My little and adjacent fingers have gone from tingling last week to now being painful. What is wrong, what can I do?

Ulnar nerve: It sounds like you may have a problem with your ulnar nerve. This nerve can get impinged if you are putting too much pressure not eh nerve - this usually happens by putting to much pressure on elbow. You can stop resting your elbow on arm rests and get an elbow pad on. I think you need to get in and get a full evaluated and check your nerve function. Good Luck ...Read more

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I notice that when I hold my phone for less then 5 mins. I start to get tingling sensation to my fingers. What is that?

I notice that when I hold my phone for less then 5 mins. I start to get tingling sensation to my fingers. What is that?

Tingling: Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. It can be brought on by holding a phone or hairdryer. Night splinting and vit b6 can help. See a hand surgeon if it persists. ...Read more

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Hi, I am feeling some tingling on my fingers on and off since a week. Before I can really register it stops. What's causing it. Help.

Hi, I am feeling some tingling on my fingers on and off since a week. Before I can really register it stops. What's causing it. Help.

Possibilities are: The possibilities are neurological, vascular, paresthesias, and you will need a physician evaluation ...Read more

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Why is my left fingers tingling?

Why is my left fingers tingling?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand, wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

What causes tingling in the hands and fingers?

Many causes: If both hands at once, can be hyperventilation (breathing too fast when anxious), low blood pressure, alcohol abuse, diabetes, and other nerve diseases (neuropathies). One sided symptoms can be a pinched nerve in neck, low blood flow into arm from thoracic outlet syndrome. Should be seen by doctor to sort out the cause if persisting. ...Read more

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'i''m having weird tingling and twinges in fingers and thumb what is it? '

'i''m having weird tingling and twinges in fingers and thumb what is it? '

Possible CTS: You may be describing entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist, especially if the thumb, index, middle and ring finger are involved.

You should discuss the problem with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of finger tingling?

What could be the cause of finger tingling?

A pinched nerve: Without further details like which finger, when, how often this happens, I can't say more. For now start taking notes if this doesn't go away on its own. ...Read more

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Is tingling in 3 middle fingers neck related?

Is tingling in 3 middle fingers neck related?

Yes but CT syndrome: If you have neck pain radiating to arm associated with this numbness then it is likely related to pinched nerve in neck. However without this ct syndrome is more likely. ...Read more

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I've been havingba tingling sensation in my fingers?

Tingling: A tingling sensation in the fingers in both hands or one hand? It can be a cervical spine issue, carpal tunnel or a neuropathy. More details are needed and anyhow, it needs to be evaluated, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

What to do if I hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

Wait: If this happens briefly then there is no need for treatment. If the symptoms persist or keep the recurring for weeks and months, then you need to see a neurologist. You probably will need your EMG study. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

Finger tingling: Refers to altered sensation not quite numb (while numb means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together nondpecifically to describe things. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling & numbness in right little fingers?

What can cause tingling & numbness in right little fingers?

Which fingers?: If it the the little finger and the thumb, consider ulnar neuropathy. If it is the thumb, index and middle fingers, consider carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is all of the fingers, consider brachial plexopathy or neuropathy as a possible cause. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

What do you suggest if I hit my pinkie finger and its tingling?

Could be merely,: A digital nerve injury which should readily reverse, but could be problem at wrist or elbow involving ulnar nerve. If persistent or worsening, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Right pointer finger has tingling sensation. What's this sound like?

Various causes: Might be localized digital nerve, an early sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, a sign of C-6 radiculopathy, or even an alternative compression of median nerve at elbow. ...Read more

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Why are my finger tingling 14hrs a day while I work but not other times?

Why are my finger tingling 14hrs a day while I work but not other times?

Activity induced CTS: First off, what kind of work do you due? This may be activity related carpal tunnel syndrome. Stop the activity and the symptoms disappear. ...Read more

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I have tingling in all fingers on left side that come and go. What could this be?

I have tingling in all fingers on left side that come and go. What could this be?

Neck injury?: Many things can cause the symptom; sports related injuries to the neck and/or shoulder for instance, and wrist strain, for instance. Getting a full neuro exam from your doctor should be the next step in finding out the etiology ...Read more