Numbness or tingling of hands

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Numbness or tingling of hands
  • Weakness of one side of the body
  • Weakness in the hands
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Wrist pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Guillain-Barré syndrome

Guillain-Barré (pronounced ghee-lan bar-ray) syndrome is a rare and serious condition of the peripheral nervous system.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Numbness or tingling on both sides of body
  • Numbness or tingling of feet
  • Difficulty walking
  • Weakness in the legs
  • Weakness on both sides of body

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Guillain-Barré syndrome.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.