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Strep throat, tingling sensation in hands and fingers on coughing. Cure for symptoms?

My husband has been on antibiotics for 4 days for strep throat and he says every time he coughs and random times through out the day his right hand and fingers feel tingly (like they are going to sleep), then he shakes his hand and it disappears. He feels it has to be related to the illness or medication because he has never felt this before and there is no history of neck or arm pain. I recently had a laminectomy in lumbar spine and I know very well what he is feeling. Any ideas?
Asked On : Tue, 18 Dec 2012
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Thank you for your query.

1. The possible cause are:
a. Post strep neuropathy. Get a Neurologist's opinion.
b. Cervical spondylosis. Get Cervical Spine X-rays done.
c. Fatigue and muscle weakness.
d. Calcium, Vitamin D and Vitamin B12 deficiency. Get his blood tests done.
e. Carpal Tunnel syndrome. Does he spend a lot of time on his mobile phone or computer?

2. You may share the test results here for further treatment options.

Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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