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Why Are My Hands Numb And Tingling
Why are my arms/hands numb, tingling painful when i wake up? Lasts for hours. Even happens if i sleep in recliner. My sle or mechanical?
Merits evaluation.: Called paresthesias, these symptoms are often caused by nerve root impingement at the level of the cervical spine. Ones doctor can take a careful history, perform an examination and, if that seems a possible cause, arrange for imaging of the cervical spine. Other causes are possible but less likely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
R/o Carpal tunnel : Tingling ; numbness in the hand can be symptoms associated with median nerve compression or irritation. This is quite common. Some patients may have similar symptoms due to nerves being irritated in the neck. See a neurologist to get an emg/nerve conduction test. If the test confirms carpal tunnel syndrome then you will likely be referred to a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, Dr. both of my hands lost grip and strength occasionally, especially in writing. No numbness and tingling.
Maybe inquire: Perhaps you would gain more information from a Concierge Appt. ...Read more
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Need an eval: Only an evaluation by your physician can answer this, but common causes are compression of a peripheral nerve (eg carpal tunnel, which is compression of the median nerve at the wrist), or compassion of certain nerve roots leaving the neck spinal cord, among other possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer