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Why does my left fingers/hand feel tingly the day after i drink a lot? I have neck issues that cause this too but i notice it more after alota alcohol

Why does my left fingers/hand feel tingly the day after i drink a lot? I have neck issues that cause this too but i notice it more after alota alcohol

Neck likely cause : The neck is still the likely culprit but if you are consuming large quantities of alcohol you may be engaging in behaviors, purposely or not, that aggravate the existing neck problem. These may include dancing, falling or sleeping in less than ideal positions. Dialing back the alcohol and the associated behaviors may decrease the flare ups. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


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Female tingling left hand only what could this be?

Female tingling left hand only what could this be?

Hand tingling: Could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Try an anti inflammatory and a wrist support. If no better seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had a tingling sensation in left hand for 12 hours. Why?

I've had a tingling sensation in left hand for 12 hours. Why?

Possibilities: You might have a pinched nerve at elbow or wrist, but focal left arm symptoms could be secondary to primary cardiac issues. Thus, it would behoove you to check in with your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Tingling in left hand for several hours. No other symptoms. Not sure what it could be?

Paresthesias: Paresthesias refers to tingling secondary to nerve irritation. One of the most common causes for paresthesias in the hand is carpal tunnel syndrome. The next would be an ulnar neuropathy. And lastly the differential would include cervical spine disease. Vascular disorders would be unusual as both hands would likely be involved. Similarly, a peripheral neuropathy prefers the lower extremities. ...Read more

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What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

Variable: Nerve or vascular compression from neck, shoulder area, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers. ...Read more

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My left hand is tingling for the day why?

My left hand is tingling for the day why?

CTS: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms persist, consider visiting neurologist. You might need a test called emg, electromyography. If it is only hand issue, it is less likely related to any cardiac problems, but you may consider to visit your pcp. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

What to do if I have tingling and numbness in my left hand?

Get evaluated: Could be due to nerve compression at wrist, elbow, brachial plexus, even neck. Evaluation and testing can localize and point the way for further therapeutic interventions. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

Can tingling in the left hand be caused by cervical problems?

RADICULOPATHY: Possibly. When any nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated through compression or inflammation, the symptoms can radiate along that nerve's pathway into the arm and hand. The patient's specific cervical radiculopathy symptoms will depend primarily on which nerve is affected. The symptoms may also be referred to as radicular pain. ...Read more