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Numbness and tingling in the hand, obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   35 yr old female with tingling numbness to just top part of left hand and knuckles?
User :   hello
Doctor :   Yes

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Since when do u have them?
User :   do you know what it could be?
User :   just today
Doctor :  
Do you have pain?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Are you diabetic?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Do you have high blood pressure?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Are you anemic?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Were these problems all of the sudden?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Did you put pressure at the elbow region against anything
User :   not that i know of
Doctor :  
Since how long you have this?
User :   started about a hour ago
Doctor :   What is your weight?
User :   225
Doctor :  
Since you are obese one possibility is that
Doctor :  
but i think you have to get the blood sugar test done
User :   how do you know that im obese you dont know my height
Doctor :  
You can wait for the thing to resolve

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