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Why Do My Fingers Tingle And Go Numb
Several reasons: Could be neurological from carpal tunnel to other nerve compressions in the arm shoulder or neck. If this occurs with color changes it might be a vascular issue possibly raynauds syndrome since ther are some other more serious possibilities too you better talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more
Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is also can be due to radiculopathy/or nerve damage around the spine. Polyneuropathy is also a possibility. It is very important that you see neurologist and have a few tests done, especially emg, electromyography. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any number of things: Can do this. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, or even nerves being blocked at the spine can cause burning. Of the things that can cause neuropathy, diabetes is the most common. Vitamin deficencies can do this also. Best to speak with a health care provider for further advice! ...Read more
Brain, nerve, blood: Sensation is such a complicated process that there are many possible reasons. Static numbness may represent a process such as stroke, ms, or polyneuropathy, while variable numbness can be due to compression/inflammation of the spine, spinal roots, nerves in the arm, or compromise of the blood flow to any of these regions. Your pcp and/or a neurologist can help with the search! ...Read more
Carpel tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one possibility. Usually the numbness is felt in the thumb, second, 'third and the inside of the fourth finger. In carpal tunnel the median nerve is squeezed and this causes the numbness. Other neurologic conditions can also cause numbness such as pinched nerves in the neck, shoulder, or along the arm. When you are evaluated, these are conditions that will be looked for. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern. ...Read more
Need more info: Hi. Sorry, but we can't guess at things like this. We have no information on you, no medical history, no medications you take, etc. We don't even know your age! You should see your doc for a thorough evaluation and diagnostic tests. That is your best chance. Good luck! ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of numbness in the hands (palms and fingers). Usually, the thumb, index and middle fingers are involved, but frequently people report numbness in the entire hand. Wearing wrist splints at night usually helps. You may want to try those. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's normal and not: To worry. The blood is drained from the hand and the nerves are pinched from the elbow when it's bent causing your symptoms while you are holding up the phone. ...Read more
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