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Is it common to feel numbness in the hands after having undergone surgery with two stents in the heart?

Hello I m a 37 year old female I had a heart attach on May 15,2018 I have two stints put in now my question is why do my hands keep going nubm when I m awake or sleeping my left one more then the right one I can be doing nothing and my left one will just go nubm
Mon, 15 Jul 2019
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Cardiologist 's  Response

I would explain that your symptoms could be related to a pinched nerve or carpal tunnel syndrome, not related to the heart stents.

For this reason, I would recommend consulting with a neurologist for a careful physical exam and performing nerve conduction studies, in order to examine your nerves.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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