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Why does my left hand hurt and twitch?

Why does my left hand hurt and twitch?

Other symptoms?: Hand pain and twitching can be caused by nerve, muscle and/or joint conditions. Details about your symptoms, such as when they started and what makes it better, can help with diagnosis. Be prepared to give as much detail about your symptoms as possible. In addition to aiding the diagnosis, this also decreases the need to order unnecessary tests and procedures. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Why does my left arm and left hand feel like it's burning?

Why does my left arm and left hand feel like it's burning?

Paresthesias: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm , http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm ...Read more

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Why does my hand tremble sometimes?

Why does my hand tremble sometimes?

Variety of reasons: There are many causes that could cause a hand to tremble - ranging from anxiety to essential tremor, overactive thyroid, or as a result of a side effect of a medication or a caffeinated beverage, for example. If you're particularly worried you should consult with your physician to rule out less common causes just in case, since i'm not sure about the circumstances during which your hand trembles. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Could be.....: Several things from minor, like a 'pinched nerve' in the neck, to major, like thoracic outlet syndrome.....See your doctor soon to get checked out. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand feel numb and warm?

Why does my right hand feel numb and warm?

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 is my left fingers tingling?

Why is my left fingers tingling?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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Why does my arm tingle when i extend it?

Why does my arm tingle when i extend it?

Pinched nerve: Pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left hand tingles when I wake up?

What does it mean if my left hand tingles when I wake up?

Hand numbness: It could mean several things. It could mean you are experiencing compromise/compression of the circulation or it could mean you are compressing the nerve at one of many different levels depending on bony and muscular anatomy as well as postural/positional changes effecting the wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, axilla, or neck. ...Read more

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Why does my left hand tremble when I pick up something?

Why does my left hand tremble when I pick up something?

Tremor: This is called intentional tremor, could be related to medications, neurological effect, or muscular. Or endocrine such as thyroid. Best to consult your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand feel really weak?

Why does my right hand feel really weak?

Right hand weak why?: 1. You have had a stoke. 2. You have a pinched nerve in your neck. 3. You have multiple sclerosis 4. You have Huntington's Disease 5. You have a brain tumor 6. You have ALS 7. You have mad cow disease 8. You have injured a nerve in your arm. If I were you I would show your Dr what you have and discuss. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands tingle and go numb?

What does it mean when my hands tingle and go numb?

If it is both: Hand at the same time, i would look to systemic causes. Common cause is hyperventilation, but it could mean a lot of other things that make your nerves or circulation go bad. Especially if it involves your lower extremities also. Time to go see the doctor. ...Read more

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Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

See a neurologist: More history and examination is needed. You will most likely need a test called ncv and emg. Neurologist is appropriate physician. ...Read more

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My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

My left shoulder hurts constantly my arm and fingers go numb and tingles what can cause this?

Could be serious: Possible causes include cardiac, nerve/disk disease. If this symptom is completely new, i advise you to call 911. ...Read more

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Why do i have tingling on my left hand two little fingers?

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Why do i have tingling on my left hand two little fingers?

Tingling fingers: This sounds like there could be irritation or injury to the ulnar nerve along its pathway down the left arm, around the elbow and into the left hand. There also could be irritation or injury of the nerve roots in the left neck region, primarily the C8 and/or T1 nerve roots. A physical exam, electrodiagnostic testing and possibly an imaging study could help determine the cause of the tingling. ...Read more

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Why does my hand hurt when I write?

Why does my hand hurt when I write?

Specifics.: Your question is in many ways like "why does my car run badly when I drive it?". More specifics are need to narrow the answer to something less than a chapter or two of a book on orthopedics. But my guess is carpel tunnel. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my right hand tingles when I wake up?

What does it mean when my right hand tingles when I wake up?

Position: Many times it occurs because of the position it is in when you sleep. If it persists, see your doctor. ...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