Symptom: Hand paresthesia
Hand paresthesia: Hand tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
Introduction: Abnormal nerve sensations such as pins-and-needles, tingling, burning, prickling or similar feelings are all known as "paresthesias". They usually result from nerve damage due to pressure, entrapment, or nerve diseases. Continued nerve damage can lead to hand numbness and permanent loss of feeling. Any abnormal sensation needs medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hand paresthesia:
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Types of Hand paresthesia: Finger paresthesia (7)
Hand paresthesia type of: Hand symptoms (76), Paresthesias (48), Arm paresthesia (27)
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Possible causes of symptom: Hand paresthesia: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hand paresthesia as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Tingling fingers
- Finger paresthesias
- Nerve compression
- Nerve entrapment
- Multiple sclerosis
- Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Vitamin B12 deficiency
- See also causes of tingling fingers, tingling feet, paresthesias, numbness
Conditions listing symptoms: Hand paresthesia: The following list of conditions have 'Hand paresthesia' 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 paresthesia: The following list of conditions have 'Hand paresthesia' 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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