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What Causes Numbness In Fingertips
It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually affecting both the toes and the fingers. It is usually progressive and can get worse with each treatment, so you should let your oncologist know about it and decide when to modify your treatment to prevent this problem from worsening. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: The most common cause of tingling in the fingers is a pinched nerve and this can come from carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist cubital tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the elbow or a cervical radiculopathy which is a pinched nerve at the neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?
Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be issue: With your back though the nerves to hands and feet would be at different locations in the spine. ...Read more
My lips and left fingertips are numb....What are possible causes? They stay numb but have no other noticable changes.
Numbness: The possibilities are too numerous. An adequate history and physical examination performed by your physician would help him to narrow down the possibilities. I always look for vitamin B12 and blood sugar disorders. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck conditions, brainstem demyelinating or structural disorders, and less likely stroke or tumors. Check with your physician for actuate diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more
Could pain in my shoulders when i try laying on them when i sleep cause my fingertips to go numb?
Yes: Should avoid laying on your side when sleeping. Also avoid having your arm over your head. Is better to sleep on your back, with arm in a comfortable position along your side or over you belly..If on your side, use a pillow between your knee with top leg slightly bent. Use a proper pillow as well. ...Read more
Nerve or vascular: Pressure on a nerve (neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist) can cause this. Brain issue, e.G stroke, tumor, could, but less likely in your age group, if you are otherwise healthy. Vascular issue a possibilty. Brain issue, like multiple sclerosis possible but unlikely in absence of other symptoms (especially visual). Call your doc, get examined. ...Read more
What can cause numb fingertips randomly ?Mostly the thumb and the finger next to it.Really annoying and strange
Numb and tingly fingertips. 3 middle fingers on both hands. Usually in the mornings untill noon. What could be the cause of this?
What could cause random body parts to get numb fuzzy feeling randomly? My lips fingertips toes and left leg has had this feeling recently
Warm and fuzzy: feeling usually means that you are in love. Numb and tingly means nerve dysfunction. How long the symptoms last is important. If it lasts weeks and resolves only to pop up somewhere else think demyelinating disorder (like MS) If it lasts a few minutes think compression (carpal tunnel for instance is more likely to occur if you are pregnant.) ...Read more
What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation( numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?
Fingertip goes numb. It usually goes away that day. My finger has been numb for a week now. Why won't the numbness go away?
I am experiencing heels numbness and fingertips numbness in different time of the day & during sleep i wakeup for heels numbness what are suggestions?
Uncertain: Numbness could suggest a neurological issue or a vascular issue. The fingers could be related to these but the heel needs more information to clarify. Since you know you have had a Optic neuritis which is also a neurological issue, this may be related. See your physician who treats you for the optic neuritis or see a neurologist ...Read more
Last couple days both hands have felt tingling sensations , no pain or numbness, at fingertip location. What could be the main reason (s)? Thanks
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