I have had all manner of problems holding onto things. I drop things constantly. I even have to have covered cups because I spill so often. Lately this week as a matter of fact it is become really noticeably bad and I’m getting very frustrated. can anyone tell me if my bad circulation in the tingling in my hands be causing me to lose my grip? And if so what can be done?
Yes, I believe it does! I had carpal Tunnel for 18 years! Started with tingling in thumbs, index fingers, and middle fingers. Started dropping things, progressing to pain up my arms and eventually clear up to my shoulders! I couldn’t sleep, tried the braces and all the meds they said would help but nothing. I was loosing the muscles in my thumbs and the use of them. My hands ended up totally numb 24/7, so I had to have surgery so I wouldn’t loose my thumbs.
In the end it took me about a year to recover the full use of my hands and muscles.
Please see a doctor and get a diagnosis for your own health. God Bless You and Heal you!
I have the same thing. Mine is myopia. I take Gabapentin 4 times a day. I also take melatonin to sleep. I still have days that I can’t hold things very well and the circulation problem still exists but it is better. As previously mentioned by another reply see a Dr. My cardiologist caught mine after I told him the difficulties I was having.
I suffered the same. And my primary doctor said that it was because I am a diabetic. But I didn’t believe him. So finually asked for another doctor. Was sent to another. That one sent me for a test. And when I went back to the second doctor. He asked when I wanted to do the surgery. Right hand is severe and left hand is right behind it. So yes go to a doctor
Do you have medical insurance, I Mercy Life insurance, or State insurance, the red, white and blue card, Mass Health insurance. Either one of those instructions can be helpful, okay.
I have the same trouble. I have a nerve and muscle disorder and diabetic. Both cause major neuropathy. Go see a Dr asap
O have such severe neuropathy it amazed the Dr. at the pain clinic. There are many different meds that can help. Finding the right one with the least side effects is trial and error. Hopefully whatever you find out will help. Thanks for sharing with all of us.
I take 300 mg 2x day and 400 mg at night of Gabapentin
I also take Naporoxen 2x day and magnesium vitamins at night
I take 900mg gabapenten 4 times a day, 30 mg oxycodone 4 times a day,lamotrigine 50 mg 2 times a day,celebrex 50mg twice a day and these don’t work all the time but most of the time will take the edge off. I. Some of these have been, like others, a trial and error through my pcp and pain Dr. Nothing works all the time except when I’m asleep. I also take sleeping pills because even if I can get to sleep, I couldn’t stay asleep. I would jerk awake from the shooting pain. Lyrica and the like must be placebos for what good they’ve done for me. I forgot to mention the fentenal patches I use also. The pain specialist was testing me so I closed my eyes and carried on a normal conversation until as I was told afterwards the shocking or whatever bounced my leg high enough that when it went back down onto the table it hurt by hitting the table. The doctor asked how I could carry on a conversation in a normal tone of relaxed voice through it all as he was shaking his head. The meds I take help get me through the day with pain, but most of the time not as bad. My marble tiled floor in my house hurts bad enough but let me step on a grain of sand and I go behind closed door until my eyes dry up. Now they are trying to cut pain meds because of the war on opioids. I’ve tried cbd oils, vapes creams and sublingually and in many different brands because it isn’t really known if one is better than another. I grew up running barefoot through stickers and such as is found in the country. I’ve had a finger almost torn off and thought it was pretty cool watching them stitch me up feeling something like a bee sting. What I’m getting at is I’ve always had a very high pain tolerance until neuropathy which I’d never heard of until it hit me. Sometimes I feel like people are looking at me and think I’m walking fine but you don’t limp when it’s both feet. I bought a tens unit because I’d heard it did some people really good…not me. I’ve for the most part been a blue collar worker so I am embarrassed to even admit (whine) about it to people I’ll never see. I’ll admit on this app thread that I’ve bawled like a baby so much these past years. More than I ever could have as a baby. If anyone has ever dealt with this and found something that helped them, please share! Thanks for listening to my whining.
I personally think you need to go to a dr. I know you said you have poor circulation but it could very well be a larger problem that needs attention. Dont want to see anything happen to you. I have many medical problems and ive had 3 spine surgeries. Alot of times the things that are happening doesnt seem like theyd have anything to do with whats teally wrong.