A numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist. Very common More than 10 million cases per year (India) Treatable by a medical professional Requires a medical diagnosis Lab tests or imaging often required Medium-term: resolves within months Wrist anatomy, underlying health conditions and patterns of hand use can contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome. Key symptoms are pain in the hand and arm with numbness or tingling. Treatment may include rest, ice, wrist splints, cortisone injections and surgery.
Ages affected 30+, USUALLY WOMEN.
People may experience:
Pain areas: in the fingers, forearm, hands, muscles, thumb, or wrist
Pain circumstances: can occur at night
Hand: finger numbness, numbness, tingling, or tingling fingers
Muscular: cramping, muscle weakness, or clumsiness
Sensory: pins and needles or uncomfortable tingling and burning
Also common: burning sensation or weakness Consult a doctor for medical advice