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Have numbness and tingling in finger tips. Hard to type. What to do?

Nov 2013
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I have numbness and tingling in my fingertips quite often. Right now it is hard to type.
Posted Mon, 1 Jul 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 34 minutes later

Thank you for posting your query.

The most common cause of numbness and tingling of fingertips is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). In this condition, median nerve of hand gets compressed at the level of wrists.

This can be confirmed by a test nerve conduction studies.

For initial treatment, you can take pregabalin or gabapentin capsules.

I hope it helps. Please get back if you have any more queries.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
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