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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
brachial radial nerv: If the brachial plexus is affected can damage axillary radial musculocutaneous nerve may be affected also trigger points along the whole arm may become irritated which can mimic actual nerve damage. Electrodiagnostic testing will elucidate true nerve damage. Surgical repair and opysical therapy strongly considered in this case. ...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
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