What does a numbness and tingling in the hand and bicep mean?

Nerve injury. This sounds like a nerve injury possibly a nerve root at the spine in the neck. More specifics of the numbness as well as any pain or weakness would be helpful information. See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to diagnose and possibly treat.

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Should I have an MRI for numbness and tingling in my hands?

Possibly. Often your doctor will order an x-ray of your cervical spine first. Depending on the outcome your doctor may then order an mri. Read more...

About 2 years ago I felt numbness and tingling in both hands on the middle and ring finger, now it has gone to an actual pain in both above nuckle?

Medial or ulnar nerv. You seem to have the patience of Job. Go see a good neurologist and tell your story. Your pain could originate anywhere from your hands to the wrists to the arms to the armpits to the neck. A good neurologist should be able to help you figure it out. It could be work related - repetitive stress injury. Too little space here. See a live doc! Read more...

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions.. Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. Read more...
neuropathy. You should have this tested. This may be neuropathy or a pinched nerve. Read more...
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. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment. Read more...

I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. Will diuretic help?

Not Likely. You should talk with the doctor who wrote for the diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling sound outside of the normal use for a diuretic. The hand numbness and tingling raise questions of diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome or cervical disc herniation causing nerve pressure. Be careful with the use of your diuretic as it can cause changes in your potassium level and affect your heart. Read more...

I am having episodes of numbness and tingling in my pinky and ring fingers and the side of my hand on Both hands. It's slowly becoming more common?

Ulnar neuropathy. in healthy young person nerve symptoms in pinky and ring finger are classic for compression/irritation of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. think: lots of keyboard use or arms on the armrests reading. Solution: notice sources of pressure on your nerve at that elbow and reduce it for two weeks. IF the symptoms persist, go to a neurologist. Read more...