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Ive had tingling and numb fingers last 3 days in every

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hello ive had tingling and numb fingers for the last 3 days in every finger on one hand,,i started on a very hot day,,i got up feeling dizzy that a put down to the heat,,i then started panicking and then thats when i ot the pns and needles..can you give a opinion thanks
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Most typically this would be nerve compression.

It can start in the neck: cervical spine.

It sometimes happens at the shoulder or elbow.

You need an exam right away to see what it going on.

Sometimes, rarely, it can be nerve disease from other causes.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
can you rule out a stroke or a tia this is my main worry
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
hello?can you rule out a tia or stroke this is my main worry
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 9 months ago.

Hello

No

But usually that would involve weakness.

3 days is way to late for an ER evaluation to actually do much about the stroke if it is, but, it would be good to rule out any source of clot to the brain, which they can do.

Don't think that is it, but go get checked.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no weakness anywhere,just numbness and tingling in the fingers..does that say its highly unlikely a stroke or tia?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 9 months ago.

Unlikely but only an exam can tell.

You must have an exam.

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