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I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. I have

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I have numbness and tingling in my right hand. I have arthritis and take Tylenol for it. Not stopping for several hours. Should I be worried. Had bypass surgery 5years ago.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

which fingers are affected?

any neck pain?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
All my fingers and wrist. It feels like it is asleep
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Any injury?

neck pain?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No I am not able to afford the money
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

The site automatically offers a phone call

I didn't offer that

lets continue for free here

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No neck pain no injury. Did a lot of work cooking but this just started tonight.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

are the fingers cold or painful or red?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No they feel warm and painful. Sort of like a pinched nerve. Hurts to bend them.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
My thumb seems to be worse
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No don't know how. I am not too great at this kindle yet
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Most likely this is an acute attack of carpal tunnel

I would recommend you go to your doctor for an injection and wrist braces

is this helpful?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Is this anything I can do for now.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

I would take ibuprofen and go to the pharmacy and get a carpal tunnel brace

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I actually have one thank you I guess I will have to try to get through the night.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

good!

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

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