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I'm having tingling in my hands and fingers and also

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I'm having tingling in my hands and fingers and also hands are turning red. When I mash my fingers indentation are sitting in my fingers my legs are tingling as well. I also have a degenerated disc in my lower back .I
I'm vert worried about the indentations and I'm worried is this dangerous and what can help paninking
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 4 months ago.


Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Do you have a photo of the indentation ?

Do you have a photo of the redness that you can send me at your convenience ?

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have no photos to send phone can't take photos
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 4 months ago.

Do you have swelling over the legs as well ?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Just some around my ankles in just very nervous because my hands are red and fingers tingling and filling numb am I in any great danger.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 4 months ago.

No , you are not in any grave danger for sure.

Red and tingling sensation and feeling of the numbness on the hands is a sign of some peripheral neurological dysfunction.

This is not going to put your life in grave danger.

This can be due to the spinal nerve degeneration , autoimmune conditions like a scleroderma' raynauds disease which would need medical intervention like blood work up like autoantibody testing and medications.

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have degerated disc in my neck causing tingling and numbness in my hand And fingers.Also when pressing on my fingertips leaving dented impressions on my fingers. My ankles are a little swollen can u tell me what u think is going on??? Nervous
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'm worried about the indentations that stays in my fingers but goes away after a while what might be the cause if this will I get gangrene very worried
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 4 months ago.

Thank you very much for your query.

This is definitely not gangrene.

The indentation is a sign of edema ( water retention )

It can happen due to anemia , protein deficiency or other conditions like kidney and cardiac issues.

Please do get back to me in case of any further queries.

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