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How can you determine what is causing finger tingling? How do you determine if it's the neck, back, arm, shoulder, and/or elbow?

Thorough evaluation. A thorough physical examination is a place to start. Other tests could include a nerve conduction study, spinal imaging of various shorts, and analysis of your activity. There are many postural and activity issues that can cause The problems you are describing. You are correct in that it could involve any of the areas you mentioned. The tests will help determine the origin. Read more...
Finger tingling. Finger tingling can be caused by central nervous system causes, peripheral nerve problems anywhere along the brachial plexus, peripheral neuropathy caused by diseases, drugs, toxins, and nutritional deficiencies, and other problems. What seems like a simple problem must be completely evaluated with a careful history, physical exam, lab and imaging tests. Nerve conduction tests EMG also. . Read more...

I currently have shoulder, arm, and neck pain as well as finger tingling. What can be causing this?

Irritated nerve. Those symptoms together raise suspicion for an irritated or pinched nerve in your neck. I would first see your primary care doctor for diagnosis and initial rx. Read more...
Herniated disc. This could be due to a cervical herniated disc causing nerve compression. This can result in shooting pain to arm, numbness and tingling in the arm, and sometimes weakness in the arm. You should see a specialist to see of you need imaging done and to make sure there are no signs of spinal cord compression. Read more...
Need evaluation. Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, peripheral nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome (not uncommon for cts pain to travel up the arm), or even myofascial pain with trigger points. Would suggest physiatric evaluation for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Read more...
Cervical disc. You may have a cervical disc herniation. Time to see a spine specialist. You may need an mri. Good luck. Read more...

I am experiencing elbow to finger tingling in my left arm. No pain it just feels as if I hit my funny bone, but I haven't. what could cause this?

See your doctor. The symptoms are suggestive of a nerve problem, and a detailed history and physical exam should help tremendously in determining potential causes and needed tests (such as electrodiagnostics). Read more...

I am experiencing arm pain and nerve pain. The following also describes me: Finger tingling. What should I do? I believe I have some impingement in my neck

Arm discomfort. Assuming you are correct then the impingement likely is at spinal level;an MRI & /or nerve conduction study would be confirmatory.Other diagnoses including cardiac must be considered. Read more...
Nerve & arm pain. There are a variety of possible causes for your symptoms. These include pinched nerve, diabetes, neuropathy after chemo, and more. Please see your doc. He/she will diagnose or rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. Read more...
Be seen. I would certainly recommend you be seen. An mri will likely show if you do in fact have nerve impingement. There are a number of options available. Read more...