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Loss of sensation in hands, tingling, numbness, loss of grip. History of atrial fibrillation. Causes for symptoms?

My 86 year old mom is losing feeling in her hands - they re tingly, numb, and she s losing her grip. The symptoms have been continuing for several months. She s on -zero- medications and is generally healthy - she has atrial fibrillation , but only during panic attacks. No high blood pressure . She s not overweight , no diabetes. Any ideas about whether or not
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Your mother is an elderly lady with history of tingling and numbness in the hand and loss of grip.
She as sensory and motor nerve dysfunction.
The causes may be entrapment neuropathy due carpal tunnel syndrome.
Nerve damage due to peripheral neuropathy.
Vitamin deficiencies.
She has atrial fibrillation but not a known case of DM and HTN.
Screen for hypothyroidism.

Answered: Sun, 5 May 2013
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