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Can COPD Cause Numbness And Tingling In The Fingertips?

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Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Question: I have COPD probably stage 3 according to my doctor. I have numbness and tingling in my fingertips, is this also caused by the COPD.
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Answered by Dr. Ralf Von Seckendorff (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Numbness has likely other nicotine related reason: arteries, nerves damages

Detailed Answer:
dear patient,

numbness in fingers is often caused by clocked up arterial vessels and or nerve damage due to smoking. Other possible reason is nerve affection through cervical spine issues like disc prolapes. This can be specified by examination by your local gp and neurologist.

Best regards
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Can COPD Cause Numbness And Tingling In The Fingertips?

Brief Answer: Numbness has likely other nicotine related reason: arteries, nerves damages Detailed Answer: dear patient, numbness in fingers is often caused by clocked up arterial vessels and or nerve damage due to smoking. Other possible reason is nerve affection through cervical spine issues like disc prolapes. This can be specified by examination by your local gp and neurologist. Best regards