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Dr. Gary Pess
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Finger Tingling (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Random pain throughout the body, tingling in fingers and toes, numbness in arms had EMG it was normal what else could it be ?

Random pain throughout the body,  tingling in fingers and toes,  numbness in arms had EMG  it was normal what else could it be ?

Systemic symptoms: The normal EMG may have ruled out a primary neuromuscular problem, but a vasculitis, neurological, or autoimmune disorder could be in play. Other causes could be endocrine (including diabetes), or even a panic disorder. I would suggest a thorough work up by your pediatrician or other primary care provider. ...Read more

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Dizzy, tremors, fainted, tingling in fingers and toes. EKG is OK. Any ideas?

Dizzy, tremors, fainted, tingling in fingers and toes. EKG is OK. Any ideas?

Causes of Fainting: Possible causes could be a seizure, changes in the blood chemistry, anxiety, or changes with the nervous system. It was a good idea to check the EKG first. This does not rule out any heart-related cause, but it makes one much less likely. There is still some diagnostic work to do, chiefly because of the fainting. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Numb/tingling in fingers, toes and back, what can I do for this?

Numb/tingling in fingers, toes and back, what can I do for this?

See : An orthopedic spine specialist for x-ray and likely mri. You back could be cause of all these symptoms at different levels of spine. ...Read more

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Lately have tingling in fingers and some toes-mostly on right side of head in temporal area tingling feel. Side effect of Zonegran? See Neuro in 3 wk

Lately have tingling in fingers and some toes-mostly on right side of head in temporal area tingling feel.  Side effect of Zonegran? See Neuro in 3 wk

Side effects: Even though that is not the one reported side effects, people do respond differently to medications. If the symptoms started after the start of the medicine it is possible. Keep up with your neuro appointment. ...Read more

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I have very red palms, numbness&tingling in fingers & toes with sharp pains shooting up arms & legs. My hands fall asleep& I have to shake them.

I have very red palms, numbness&tingling in fingers & toes with sharp pains shooting up arms & legs. My hands fall asleep& I have to shake them.

Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen. There may be more than one condition contributing, or they may all be stemming from one systemic condition. A nerve conduction test would probably be helpful in addition to being seen and examined. ...Read more

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Why does anxiety cause tingling on one side of face or tingling in fingers etc?

Why does anxiety cause tingling on one side of face or tingling in fingers etc?

May be paresthesias: This may be paresthesia which are uncomfortable skin sensations. We see these with anxiety With tingling we also evaluate for nerve irritation. You need to discuss these with your physician ...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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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


Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more