The Right Palm Is Often Tingling?
night. I am a housewife aged 48 years. I have diabetes. what I want to ask is, my right palm is often tingling when holding something for a long time. only the right palm. is there a medicine that I have to take to get rid of this or what should I do? thank you..
Hello, thanks for the question.
Tingling hands can often be caused by interference with the nerves, muscles, or tendons. Complaints like this can be caused by disorders of the nerves due to certain diseases, one of them diabetes or diabetes, this disease is called peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy occurs damage to the peripheral nervous system or peripheral nervous system so that the process of sending signals between the central nervous system and the nervous system disturbed edge. Some things that can cause this disease include:
Autoimmune diseases, such as Guillain-Barre syndrome, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.
Lack of vitamins B1, B6, B12 and vitamin E
Inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis).
Amyloid protein buildup in the tissues or organs of the body (amyloidosis).
Nerve damage, for example due to injury or side effects of surgery.
Multi-myeloma blood cancer.
Lymph node cancer or lymphoma.
Mercury or arsenic poisoning, alcohol.
Side effects of drug use
Aside from peripheral neuropathy, frequent complaints of tingling can also be caused by other causes, for example due to pressure on the median nerve through the carpal tunnel in the wrist or due to pressure on blood vessels so that blood flow to the median nerve decreases so that it can cause tingling. This disease is called carpal tunnel syndrome. Symptoms that appear are usually tingling, lack of feeling or numbness, the feeling of fingers like being exposed to electricity (tingling), pain in the hands especially at night, reduced when the patient massages or moves or shakes his hand or by placing his hand in a more position high. Pain will also be reduced if more patients rest their hands. The risk of this disease will increase in people who frequently and routinely use their wrists such as washing, typing, writing, sewing etc., or in people with osteoarthritis, diabetes, acromegaly, pregnant women, or have an injury to the wrist.
To ensure the underlying cause, you should consult your doctor so that treatment will be more appropriate. The doctor will conduct question and answer, physical examination, and maybe some additional examinations if needed such as laboratory tests, ultrasound, electromyography, and others. Treatment will be adjusted according to the underlying cause. Your doctor may prescribe the use of drugs to carry out surgical procedures, depending on the cause and severity of the underlying disease. To reduce complaints, it is better to reduce activities that use the wrist, modify activities so that the wrist is not moved too much, adequate rest, drink lots of water, eat healthy and nutritious foods, especially those containing vitamins B and E such as fruit- fruits and vegetables, and avoid cigarettes and alcohol. If the complaint does not improve or get worse, you should immediately consult a doctor so that complications do not occur due to the disease.
Thus, hopefully useful.