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Doctor insights on: What Could Be The Cause Of Tingling In Arm And Hand

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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


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What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

What medical condition could be the cause if the right arm and hand are numb, tingling, and sore?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of arm pain and numbness one of the most common causes is cervical radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the neck gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the arm. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in my right arm and hand?

What can cause tingling in my right arm and hand?

Most likely: You probably have some nerve compression at either elbow or wrist. Would be unlikely that this is due to vascular or systemic issues. See your physician and get examined. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in my right hand when I stretch my arm out?

What can cause tingling in my right hand when I stretch my arm out?

Pinched nerve: You might possess some low level nerve compression at wrist or elbow, where compression increases with postural change. If accompanied by numbness, pain, or weakness, have your doctor assess. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in arms and hand?

What causes tingling in arms and hand?

Cervical spondylosis: Many causes: a) peripheral neuropathies produced by diabetes b) toxic neuropathies produces by chemotherapeutic agents; c) arthritis of the neck producing compressions of the nerve roots; d) hyperventilation and anxiety. It can be a benign symptom but i would recommend to see a neurologist to exclude common causes of neuropathy or neck pathology. ...Read more

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Sudden severe pain upper foream & elbow. Tingling down entire arm to hand. Could a slip 3 years ago be the cause?

Sudden severe pain upper foream & elbow. Tingling down entire arm to hand. Could a slip 3 years ago be the cause?

Ulnar entrapment: Is one possible diagnosis, but this requires a history and physical. I'm available to consult i ...Read more

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Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Can neck problems cause tingling in right arm and hand?

Yes: that can occur. Would have it medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

What can cause tingling in arms & numbness in hand?

1 common cause: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes numbness and tingling. It should especially affect the tips of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, although other areas can be affected. Similar symptoms occur in other parts of the arm when the ulnar nerve or radial nerve is compressed, for your consideration. ...Read more

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Causes for tingling and warm sensation in left forearm arm and hand?

Causes for tingling and warm sensation in left forearm arm and hand?

Best to : Consult with your physician . It is possible that you have a pinched nerve that caused the tingling and warm sensation. Need to know how often, how long and frequency of occurrence. Make sure you are not developing neuropathy or possible side effects from your medicines.Your doctor knows you best. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

What causes pain on the inside of my upper left arm and numbness/tingling in my left hand?

CTS?: I suspect there is no connection between the pain in your arm and the numbness and tingling(paresthesia) in your hand. The most common cause for paresthesia in the hand is carpel tunnel syndrome. See http://bit.ly/1xl3qje For more specific advice please consider an online consultation with a Health Tap physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes numbness/tingling/pain in arms/hands? Worse in am. Can last all day. Sometimes one sometimes both. Can't lift rt arm to side wo sev pain.

Nerve problems: You could possess peripheral nerve compression, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, but might have more proximal issue at elbow, shoulder or neck. You describe issues on lifting right arm, which raises question of pathology within shoulder area. See your doctor, a few tests should confirm location and etiology. Most of the above possibilities are easy to address. ...Read more

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What would cause my right side arm hands and leg go stiff and tingling and really heavy and painful to even open my fingers to go around a steering wh?

Impingement: You should see a neurologist to consider a workup. You may have impingement of a nerve or a more central defect in your brain or spinal cord. ...Read more

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Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

Often my arms/hands are tingling or numb when I wake up throughout the night. I don't think it's always from laying on them. What else could cause it?

IMPRESSION: Most likely you possess nerve compression at both wrists, and not uncommon to be awakened at night due to wrist flexion. See your doctor, and get an EMG test, which will help localize and assist in therapeutic interventions. If "carpal tunnel syndrome", excellent chance of complete reversal. ...Read more

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What would cause neck pain with pain down my arms and tingling in my hands?

What would cause neck pain with pain down my arms and tingling in my hands?

Mult. possibilities: Multiple possibilities. You might have a "pinched nerve" in the neck. This can be caused by a disc bulge in the neck that is pressing or irritation a nerve. Other causes could include muscle pain due to tightness/ poor posture other neurologic causes need to be ruled out . Carpal tunnel syndrome is a possibility as well. See your doctor for diagnostic testing and an appropriate treatment program. ...Read more

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