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What Causes Tingling And Numbness In Fingers
nerve compression: The most common cause of numbness and tingling in hands in otherwise healthy individuals is nerve compression. The most common type of nerve compression is carpal tunnel syndrome. That being said there are a number of other causes as mentioned by by colleague. I recommend that you consult an experienced hand surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Woke up to pinky and ring finger tingling and numb for past hour. I do have fibermyalgia. When should you be concerned about numbness in fingers?
What could be causing numbness/tingling in my fingers? Hi i've been experiencing numbness and tingling in my fingers of both my hands after exposing them to heat. Most notably this happens while taking a shower or washing my hands. It has been going on fo
After asking my last question, about tingling/ numbness, in fingers and fiber tips i was told it was carpal tunnel. Is this valid. What do I do.
EMG /nerve study: A nerve conduction study and electromyography can be helpful . It will measure the response time, and speed of conduction of nerves that go through the wrist under the carpal ligament into the fingers. The EMG or needle test will evaluate the muscle innervated by these nerves to see if they are also affected. See a physiatrist or neurologist that do this test . Tendinitis is also still possibe. ...Read more
Have unrepaired ASD; tingling&numbness in fingers when pulse is below 90, in feet below 80, now moving to face. Is this due to poor blood flow/O2?
Asd: These would be unusual symptoms for ASD or for heart rates under 80. This type of generalized parasthesiae can be due to deficiencies in vitamin B12,magnesium,calcium,potassium or types of neuropathy. Discuss this with your physician who will order the appropriate tests and/or refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
I've had upper right arm tingling/pulsing sensations which has turned into ring/pinky finger numbness as well as hand numbness on that side.
Ulnar nerve: The finger numbness you describe corresponds to the distribution of the ulnar nerve. The lack of any real specific information in your post does not allow any more helpful response. Your post is just the beginning of a clinical history, not the end. If you're concerned, in your case HealthTap (or Dr Google) is no substitute for a flesh & blood doctor in a brick & mortar office. ...Read more
Many things: While everyone talks about carpal tunnel and it is certainly prevalent there are other nerves and especially the ulnar that can cause numbness in the hand. In fact, there is a whole range of things from abnormal pressure on nerves anywheres from their origin in the neck down to the hand, metabolic issues like diabetes, and more that can cause numbness. See a specialist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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