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Why does my hand keep going numb?

Why does my hand keep going numb?

Squeezed nerves: Often carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compressed in wrist) or ulnar nerve entrapment (at the funnybone area) can cause this...It is quite common. Also pinched nerve in the neck area can cause numbness to hands/fingers as well. It is difficult to accurately tell what you have based on the limited info you provided. Consult doc for an evaluation/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my hand keep going numb? (i have juvenile arthritis too)

Why does my hand keep going numb? (i have juvenile arthritis too)

Carpal Tunnel Syn: Carpal tunnel syndrome is probably the most common cause. Jra itself doesn't cause numbness, but the swelling associated with jra can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand keep going numb?

Why does my right hand keep going numb?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my little finger and section of hand keep going numb?

Why might it be that my little finger and section of hand keep going numb?

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...Read more

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Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Neuropathy: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the nerves to be compressed; in addition the nerve could be similarly compromised at the elbow level, the axilla or the spine. An exam and imaging can help pinpoint the cause. See your doctor for an assessment and recommendation regarding treatment. ...Read more

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What may be causing my wrist to swell and ache. Plus my fingers on that hand keep going numb.

What may be causing my wrist to swell and ache. Plus my fingers on that hand keep going numb.

Carpal tunnel?: The numbness is likely a nerve compression it could in turn be due to weight work condition or arthritis or combination of factors best to see your doctor they will evaluate and decide if you need to see neurology physical medicine orthopedics or other specialist. ...Read more

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My right thumb and hand keep going numb. It also getting cold and it is very sore. What should I do and should be concern?

Hand pain: It sounds like carpal tunnel but you should see your doctor for an examination and more detailed history to know for sure. ...Read more

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Why would my hands keep going numb. Its bad at night?

Why would my hands keep going numb. Its bad at night?

Carpal Tunnel?: Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when medial nerve-which runs through the tight channel of the middle wrist begins to get pinched as it travels out to palm & fingers. Tingling, numbness & sometimes weakness & pain are first felt at night. When awakened many will try to shake their hands to 'wake them up' the diagnosis should be confirmed & can be treated a variety of ways. Many ailments can mimic it. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my hands keep going numb?

Should i be concerned if my hands keep going numb?

Yes: Numbness and tingling most likely represents a nerve compression of one or more nerves of the upper extremity - commonly carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome. There are a host of other medical conditions that can cause it as well. The reason it is a concern is than prolonged compressions can lead to permanent nerve damage. A qualified hand surgeon could help you. ...Read more

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Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

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

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