Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hand Numbness (one hand) Overview

Another name for Hand Numbness (one hand) is Hand Numbness (unilateral).

What is hand numbness (unilateral)?
A person with hand numbness (unilateral) has reduced or loss of sensation on the skin of one hand. This may be caused by nerve injury, nerve compression, cervical disk disease, or peripheral neuropathy.

What are the symptoms of hand numbness (unilateral)?
Symptoms of unilateral hand numbness depend on the underlying cause. Symptoms that may be associated with hand numbness (unilateral) include hand pain (unilateral), hand swelling, hand weakness, and clumsiness in the hand.

How does the doctor treat hand numbness (unilateral)?
Treatment of unilateral hand numbness depends on the underlying cause. Treatment may include vitamin supplements, close control of underlying diabetes, and surgery.

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