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Feeling Of Numbness On Holding Heavy Items In Hand. Can Cyst On Spine Cause Numbness?

1 week ago i felt numbness anf tingling on my both hands but mostly on my left. Everytime i hang my hands like when i am eating, or holding some paper bag especially if its heavy, it causes numbness right away. I am concern on what i have read about cyst on spine that causes numbness, it just happen i have one on my back near the spine, i am not just just if it is the causes of my hands numbness, pls help thanks!
Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi,
that your age and in which level of spine you have cyst is important,
if it is in cervical spine yes this numbness can because of it ,and if not it can because of your work that make for you inflamation in your shoulder so your nervuse becam compress and make for you this symptom.

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General & Family Physician Dr. Zahra's  Response
hi,
that your age and in which level of spine you have cyst is important,
if it is in cervical spine yes this numbness can because of it ,and if not it can because of your work that make for you inflamation in your shoulder so your nervuse becam compress and make for you this symptom.

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Feeling Of Numbness On Holding Heavy Items In Hand. Can Cyst On Spine Cause Numbness?

hi, that your age and in which level of spine you have cyst is important, if it is in cervical spine yes this numbness can because of it ,and if not it can because of your work that make for you inflamation in your shoulder so your nervuse becam compress and make for you this symptom.