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What does it mean when my hands get numb?

What does it mean when my hands get numb?

Nothing that wouldn': Require a visit with a hand surgeon or neurologist. Most likely carpal tunnel syndrome.You can try carpal tunnel splints from a drug store. If they provide relief, that'd be presumptive evidence it's cts. If the symptoms become all-the-time, you're at risk for permanent nerve loss-- see your dr asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands tingle and go numb?

What does it mean when my hands tingle and go numb?

If it is both: Hand at the same time, i would look to systemic causes. Common cause is hyperventilation, but it could mean a lot of other things that make your nerves or circulation go bad. Especially if it involves your lower extremities also. Time to go see the doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if my hands and feet tingle?

Could be : Nerve impingement, could be from vitamin deficiency or systemic disease like diabetes.....Have it checked out before it gets worse, . ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands peel?

What does it mean when my hands peel?

This can be as: simple as dry skin but it could also be eczema or fungus, See your dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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What does it mean if my hand go numb and tingles?

What does it mean if my hand go numb and tingles?

Time: You likely have a neuropraxia of the ulnar nerve which covers the pinky. These nerves take time to heal. Keep trying to move it and also make sure you are not compressing your elbow near the "funny bone' If it goes on see a neurologist ...Read more

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What do it mean when ur hands get numb?

What do it mean when ur hands get numb?

Numb Hands: If mostly when you wake up in the AM, or if writing, typing, or doing any repetitive work, then it might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Start with SLEEP braces on at night (Futuro makes good ones)-they go all the way up to your fingertips. If that helps, great! But, if still getting day symptoms, you might need an EMG, and possibly surgery to help. Good luck! I had surgery on R hand and brace the L ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingrs get num?

What does it mean when your fingrs get num?

It depends: Often fingers can go numb if the nerve is pinched that comes from the wrist, called the median nerve which can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. But injury, cold weather, and circulation issues can also be a cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my toes are numb when i wake up?

What does it mean if my toes are numb when i wake up?

A couple of things: It might be due to your sleep and mattress- low back issues can refer pain into the feet, or might indicate a local foot issue. See a doctor to help get this resolved. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feet and hands swell andgo numb?

What does it mean when you feet and hands swell andgo numb?

Depends: The symptoms you describe can be associated with diabetes, heart disease, and non diabetes related neuropathy. You should see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my fingers and toes tingle?

What does it mean if my fingers and toes tingle?

MANY things.: Generally when someone describes their pain the way you did, it's some type of nerve system issue. It may be small nerve fiber neuropathy. See a podiatrist for a more detailed exam and diagnosis. Treatment may be very simple! ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when i get dizzy when i stand up and sometimes my fingers feel numb?

What exactly does it mean when i get dizzy when i stand up and sometimes my fingers feel numb?

Pinched nerves: Numbness in the fingers can be caused by compression of nerves either in the hand or even in the neck. When associated with dizziness can also be a circulatory problem therefore evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingertips tingle and itch?

What does it mean when your fingertips tingle and itch?

Nerve irritation: See your doctor to determine why you are getting these symptoms- it could be primarily from the nerves, or secondarily (it the blood flow is not nourishing the nerves adequately). They may refer you to a neurologist or physiatrist for further work-up/treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my legs go numb when i drink alcohol?

What does it mean when my legs go numb when i drink alcohol?

It may mean that: you are developing alcohol-induced nerve damage or neuropathy, which can become permanent if the nerves continue to be damaged. I would see your doctor immediately for evaluation. This is usually associated with alcoholic levels of drinking, and you will almost certainly need professional help to stop drinking safely. Please get help - talk to your doctor or a mental health professional. ...Read more

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What does it mean if ur hands get numb when wake up?

What does it mean if ur hands get numb when wake up?

See below: This can be commonly seen in people with carpal tunnel syndrome which occurs when a nerve that passes from the wrist into the hand gets compressed. You will need to see a doctor to figure this out. There are some other causes for this to happen but this is probably the most common. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands peel?

What does it mean when your hands peel?

Many Possibilities: Hand peeling can be caused by several different conditions, from fungal infection to eczema to calluses or warts. If it is the whole hand, it definitely needs to be checked out by a physician (primary care or dermatology). If it's a small area, you can try a moisturizing lotion or even a small amount of Hydrocortisone cream. If that makes it worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my right arm goes numb when i run?

What does it mean if my right arm goes numb when i run?

Pinched nerve.: Could be a pinched nerve, anywhere from the cervical spine down to the elbow and wrist. A sports medicine specialist should be able to sort things out for you and come up with a plan. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my head is feeling numb?

Multiple causes: May of neurological cause. You may feel dizzy /or lightheaded for many reasons. You have to see neurologist and have a formal neurological exam to determine the cause. You may need to have a blood work to make sure you don't have anemia. At times stress may contribute as well. ...Read more

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Im diabetic what does it mean when my legs tingle?

Im diabetic what does it mean when my legs tingle?

Neuropathy : It may mean that you are having high or low blood sugar. If chronic, it can indicate peripheral neuropathy or spinal stenosis. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your penis feel numb after cumming?

What does it mean when your penis feel numb after cumming?

I don't know: What you mean by "numb", but it may just be due to the trauma of intercourse or masturbation. If it resolves quickly, don't worry about it. ...Read more