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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Neuropathy

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Could I have neuropathy?

My left arm becomes numb from the elbow to the tips of my three fingers. My thumb and index finger and a small portion of my hand do not become numb. It is the same sensation as if my arm has fallen asleep. I have woken up in the middle of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...neuropathy that you hear discussed. More likely it is due to some nerve compression in shoulder/arm/writs area for conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome. An evaluation by a neurologist (often with a nerve conduction study of some kind) often... Read more »

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Peripheral Neuropathy

...injury, inherited diseases, chronic conditions, infections, medicines, lack of vitamins or HIV itself. A common example of PN is carpal tunnel syndrome . Peripheral neuropathy can be due to damage to the coating ( myelin ) of the nerve... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of mononeuropathy are due to repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Risk Factors for DSPN The prevalence of DSPN ranges from 9% to about 60% in the various... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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Back in the land of limbo at 7months

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...too:- "Your HIV Neg...you are well go and enjoy your life" where his exact words. I went home contined to get mild fevers, mild neuropathy and a host of other stuff, got the all clear for host of other common disease from my GP after blood... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...disease. And it is the ulnar nerve that controls the ring and pinky finger. Cubital tunnel syndrome, which this sounds like, is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome's complement. Within the last week I have developed an apthous ulcer on my lower lip. It... Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »