Weakness In Hands

Weakness in hands can be due to ganglion cyst, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, epicondylitis, pinched nerve, sarcopenia, arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke. Medications, physical therapy, splints, nerve gliding exercises, steroid injections, and surgery may be required depending on the cause.

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Why do I feel a burning and a shock-like sensation in my hand after the second dose of the COVID vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a burning and shock-like sensation in my left hand for a couple of days. Whenever any object grazes my thumb or index finger, I get a burning sensation. The movement of the fingers and wrist is also not so free. My grip is fine, but I feel a bit of heaviness...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a burning and shock-like sensation in your left hand, especially your left thumb and index finger, for the last few days.According to your statement, you may su...  Read Full »

Are my frequent premature atrial contractions, palpitation, and dizziness signs of heart failure?

Query: Hello doctor, My symptoms are getting worse day by day. I have frequent premature atrial contractions, and now my hands feel weak and swollen. I also feel dizzy and get weird palpitation. I had an echo one month ago, and the results were negative. I am scared and do not know what to do. Is this a si...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are well. If your echocardiogram was normal, then you do not have heart failure. Hand swelling can be due to some other reason. Kindly avoid the triggering factors like stress, panic attack, anxiety disorder, alcohol, and excess caffeine as these can ...  Read Full »

My handgrip is weak. Is it due to masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. For the last 10 years, I am suffering from very weak hand grip strength. At the age of 16 it started and grip strength was negligible for like four years. Then I started working out with hand grippers and the condition has improved a lot. There is no pain or numbnes...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no link between masturbation and handgrip weakness. The cause of your hand grip weakness needs to evaluate further. You need an in-person neurologist consultation face to face because we need to examine your strength, reflexes, sensations of your hands. Is ...  Read Full »

What are the specific symptoms of alcoholic neuropathy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. What would be the specific symptoms of alcoholic neuropathy? I am having some nerve issues, they conducted two separate neurological exams (no conductivity testing just the general exam) but the neurologist did not find anything abnormal. I am a mild to moderate dri...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms are not typical of alcoholic neuropathy. Anyway, tremor is very common after years of alcohol intake. I would first recommend checking vitamin B1 plasma levels and vitamin D plasma levels for possib...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old female, I would like to know if multiple sclerosis is hereditary? My dad has it, and I am very nervous to inherit this disease. I have had two brain MRI's that have been normal, except for an incidental finding of a pineal gland cyst. I continue to worry about inhe...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Panwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is clear that you are not having MS (Multiple sclerosis) as of date. None of your symptoms are typical of multiple sclerosis. Back and thigh pain is posture related and tremors are anxiety related. Repeated MRI's being normal further rules ...  Read Full »

Taking Modalert. Now feeling weakness in my hands and getting thoughts like suicide. Please help.

Query: Hi, I am taking tablets Prodep 60mg, Modalert 200mg, Oleanz 5mg. I know you would not recommend me Modalert 200mg, but I have tried it as I am much concerned about concentration and cognitive enhancement. By god's grace now Modalert 200mg suits me and there are no side effects as such. Moreover, I f...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am happy to know that you are improving in some domains and started considering your health as a priority.¬† At the same time I congratulate you that you are able to overcome all the nonsense ideas which sometime creep into your brain. When I recommended¬†Modalert 200mg...  Read Full »

My father has developed weakness in the right hand and leg.He is not able to walk.Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 75 years old and he is overweight. My father stays with my relatives in a remote place. Last night when he was sleeping outside, the weather was cold due to rain and the fan was on. He had felt cold at midnight and when he woke up, they found his right hand and leg were ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajay Panwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your father had presented to me as an outpatient, I would have immediately taken him for a NCCT Head (CT scan of brain) as this is likely a case of stroke. Ayurvedic medicines and nurokind will not help at this stage. Immediately, get a CT scan of head done. In the CT ...  Read Full »

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