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What causes redness and itching on the hand along with tingling sensation?

Yes, please. So, in the last 4-6 weeks I ve been experiencing an itching in my left hand and it turns red. When I wake up, I find that my hands are tingling or numb. It doesn t happen every day but at least 4-5 out of 7 days. I have to shake my hands and stretch them - hand exercises to get them back to a normal feeling. I have carpal tunnel in both hands as well as arthritis. What might this condition be?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Your symptoms seem to be related to arthritis so the main treatment consists in treating arthritis.
You can also take antihistamines medications to relief the itching.
Also,cold compresses can help.

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