Symptom: Hand numbness
Hand numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
Introduction: Numbness usually arises from damage or disease of nerves. Numbness is often associated with or preceded by abnormal pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations called paresthesias; see hand paresthesias. Any numbness or abnormal sensations need prompt professional medical advice.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hand numbness:
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Types of Hand numbness: Finger numbness (8)
Symptoms related to Hand numbness: hand paresthesia (20), hand burning
Hand numbness type of: Hand symptoms (76), Numbness (69), Arm numbness (25)
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Conditions listing symptoms: Hand numbness: The following list of conditions have 'Hand numbness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Hand numbness: The following list of conditions have 'Hand numbness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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