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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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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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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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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