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What can I do to address hand numbness?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hand numbness

A good way to determine the cause of hand numbness is to give this information to your medical provider (location, duration, mitigating factors) and if needed, have nerve conduction testing.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause- feel free to learn about this while you are thinking about this.

In brief: Hand numbness

A good way to determine the cause of hand numbness is to give this information to your medical provider (location, duration, mitigating factors) and if needed, have nerve conduction testing.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause- feel free to learn about this while you are thinking about this.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sports med doc

See a physiatrist or sports med doc to determine the cause of the numbness.
Once diagnosed, they will give you suggestions to decrease the symptoms and may recommend seeing a physical therapist to eliminate the mechanical factors that caused it to occur in the first place.

In brief: Sports med doc

See a physiatrist or sports med doc to determine the cause of the numbness.
Once diagnosed, they will give you suggestions to decrease the symptoms and may recommend seeing a physical therapist to eliminate the mechanical factors that caused it to occur in the first place.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Dr. Lauren Elson
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Dr. Jennifer Tucker
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Night time splinting

For carpal tunnel, a wrist splint is worn at night.
For cubical tunnel syndrome, an elbow splint is worn. This typically helps, but if symptoms persist, then an evaluation with a hand surgeon would be beneficial.

In brief: Night time splinting

For carpal tunnel, a wrist splint is worn at night.
For cubical tunnel syndrome, an elbow splint is worn. This typically helps, but if symptoms persist, then an evaluation with a hand surgeon would be beneficial.
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Numbness in the hand is most likely from a pinched nerve.
This can come from the wrist, elbow or the neck. The treatments vary depending on the location of the problem.

In brief: Depends

Numbness in the hand is most likely from a pinched nerve.
This can come from the wrist, elbow or the neck. The treatments vary depending on the location of the problem.
Dr. David Tuckman
Dr. David Tuckman
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Many conditions show

Up as hand numbness.
From the well known as carpal tunnel and pinched nerve in the neck, to circulation problems, vitamin deficiency, diabetes, thyroid disease, neurological disease, stroke , heart problems and the list goes on and . If you have numbness in your hands especially if it is sudden onset and acompanied by what seems to be a serious disturbance in your health = medical atttention.

In brief: Many conditions show

Up as hand numbness.
From the well known as carpal tunnel and pinched nerve in the neck, to circulation problems, vitamin deficiency, diabetes, thyroid disease, neurological disease, stroke , heart problems and the list goes on and . If you have numbness in your hands especially if it is sudden onset and acompanied by what seems to be a serious disturbance in your health = medical atttention.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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