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Type on my ipad a lot, and my parent think the numbness is caused by carpal tunnel syndrome rather than diabetes. Are they right?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities

Numbness can occur from various reasons.
Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Carpal tunnel would

Be first 3-4 fingers 1 or both hands diabetes would be all 5 fingers , usually both hands.

In brief: Carpal tunnel would

Be first 3-4 fingers 1 or both hands diabetes would be all 5 fingers , usually both hands.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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