What other symptoms might occur with tingling fingers?
Tingling fingers may also accompany numbness, pain, and a variety of other symptoms depending on the underlying cause and the affected nerve. Tingling due to a body-wide disease such as diabetes may include numbness in your fingers and toes. Tingling and numbness are often related symptoms of the same condition. Any associated symptoms can help your doctor make a diagnosis.
Symptoms that may occur along with tingling fingers
The following symptoms may occur with tingling fingers:
Hand, arm, or finger pain
Increased finger numbness or tingling while typing or writing
Pins-and-needles (prickling) sensation
Sensitivity to touch
Tingling in the toes
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, tingling fingers may occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Get immediate help if you, or someone you are with, are exhibiting any of these life-threatening symptoms:
What is tingling fingers?
Tingling fingers is an abnormal condition in which you feel a prickling sensation in your fingers. Tingling is also a type of paresthesia. A paresthesia is a burning or prickling sensation often described as pins-and-needles. Paresthesias may or may not be accompanied by pain.
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What causes tingling fingers?
Tingling fingers can be a symptom of a wide variety of diseases, disorders or conditions that either restrict blood flow or cause injury to the nerves. Temporary tingling can be due to any activity that causes prolonged pressure on a nerve or nerves, such as fine motor activities (drawing), repetitive motion, and sleeping the wrong way on your arm.
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