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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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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 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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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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My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

My hands and finger tips keep going numb, what could be causing this??

Vascular or: Neurologic/endocrine: possible neuropathy or Reynauds disease. Yopu must be examined and checked for vascular/diabetic issues. ...Read more

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My forearms and hands keep getting numb and tingly?

My forearms and hands keep getting numb and tingly?

Nerve issues: Those symptoms are classic for some sort of nerve entrapment condition. You may have a nerve being irritated anywhere. --> from your neck where the nerves that innervate your arms come out of your spinal cord, to the shoulders, or elbow joints. Get a dr. To do or order an EMG on you and get the diagnosis officially so any proper treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My hands go numb all the time should I be concerned?

My hands go numb all the time should I be concerned?

It could be: It could be a pinched nerve in your neck affecting your hands or it could be an arthritis in your hands or you could have a diabetic neuropathy. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I hands go numb and tingly randomly. .. Should I be worried?

I hands go numb and tingly randomly. .. Should I be worried?

Carpal tunnel is one: Common issue. Other nerve to the hand and arm can also be affected. Neck problems can cause hand numbness too. A lot depends upon which finger and which part of the hand is involved, ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my hands go numb and tingly?

What are some possible reasons that my hands go numb and tingly?

Nerve compression: One of the most common reasons is carpal tunnel syndrome. You should get an evaluation from a hand surgeon who will examine you and possibly order nerve tests and/or ultrasound which will determine if you have an issue with your nerve and where it is located. Depending on if it is a nerve compression or neuropathy the surgeon will order appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be concerend that my hands go numb at night?

Do you think I should be concerend that my hands go numb at night?

Not much: Hands going numb at night is a common complaint. It is often caused by positioning of the arms or hand that puts pressure on a nerve. Median nerve compression at the wrist, or carpal tunnel syndrome, is common. Night splints, vitamin b6, and local steroid injection can help. See your physician for and exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your entire hand randomly goes numb throughout the day?

What does it mean if your entire hand randomly goes numb throughout the day?

Hand numbness: This could be a manifestation of a nerve problem. The hand is enervated by the median, radial and ulnar nerves. The median nerve enervates the thumb and little finger and the other nerves the rest. It is unusual for the whole hand to go numb unless there is a problem higher up in the brachial plexus or spine. You need a neurological evaluation by a neurologist and X-rays of your spine. ...Read more

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Hands go numb to easily. I wake up that way, also when just holding things?

Hands go numb to easily. I wake up that way, also when just holding things?

Carpal tunnel?: Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome or other nerve compression are high on the list of possibilities. I suggest that you see a plastic or orthopedic hand surgeon for an exam and more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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