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What does tingling hands and fingers mean?

What does tingling hands and fingers mean?

TINGLING HANDS: Tingling hands and fingers could mean many things. First of all, how long has it been going on. Do you take any medications? If it's both hands and fingers, it could be some nerve problems in the hands. Do you have diabetes? Do see your family doctor or dermatologist. Hope it gets better soon. ...Read more

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 does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

What does tingling in right arm and hand mean?

Possib pinched nerve: More information is needed. Depending on the location of the tingling, and which fingers are affected, the possibilities include carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve compression or cervical radiculopathy ( pinched nerve in neck). ...Read more

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What does tingling hands and feet mean for a diabetic?

What does tingling hands and feet mean for a diabetic?

Nerve damage: Tingling or numbness in the hands and/or feet is often the first sign of diabetic neuropathy, or damage to the sensory nerves caused by diabetes. Important to get checked by dr. For other causes, improve blood sugar control to slow progression of damage, treatment if painful, & learn daily detailed check of feet to be on alert for infections or injuries you may not feel with neuropathy. ...Read more

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What does tingling hands and feet mean? Is it chemical or neural?

What does tingling hands and feet mean?  Is it chemical or neural?

A nerve problem: This can occur from a systemic disease such as diabetes, a nerve impingment issue from the spine or from a side effect of certain treatments like radiation therapy. The exact reason it happens in diabetes is up for debate. ...Read more

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What does wrist pain and tingling hands mean?

What does wrist pain and tingling hands mean?

Many things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I wake up w/ tingling hands?

What does it mean if I wake up w/ tingling hands?

Carpel tunnel: Syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing paresthesia, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i cough and my hand gets a tingling sensation?

What does it mean when i cough and my hand gets a tingling sensation?

Possible pinched ner: During coughing there is increased pressure in all body cavities including spinal canal. If you have herniated disk in the neck, that could give you tingling in arms including hands with the cough. If it is always only hands then it is difficult to explain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is tingling and numbness in hands everyday?

What does it mean when there is tingling and numbness in hands everyday?

See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel, but you may also can neuropathy. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

What could tingling in my hand and arm mean?

Most common CTS: Carpal tunnel is common, ulnar nerve or cubital tunnel, neck discs, nerve compression are common issues. ...Read more

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Wake up with hands numb and tingling. What does this mean?

Wake up with hands numb and tingling. What does this mean?

Typical of CTS: Classic experience of folks who compress median nerve at wrist due to repetitive wrist and hand activities. Carpal tunnel syndrome is very common and often readily and successfully treated. See a hand specialist and get this addressed. ...Read more