Misdiagnosis of Tingling Fingers
There are various causes of tingling fingers. Some causes are simple, but some are not so simple. Some of the causes that may be misdiagnosed could include:
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
- Multiple Sclerosis. Any instance of nerve-type symptoms could be the first event in multiple sclerosis. However, diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is quite difficult.
- Single Sclerosis. In addition to multiple sclerosis, another possibility is Single Sclerosis, which may or may not progress to Multiple Sclerosis.
- Diabetes (Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy). Tingling fingers can be caused by peripheral neuropathy, caused by diabetes that is undiagnosed, poorly controlled, or simple as a complication of diabetes. Tingling toes are more common than tingling fingers with diabetes.
- Raynaudís Syndrome. This is a chronic conditions mainly affecting the hands and fingers.
- Lupus. The hands and fingers may be affected in some cases of SLE.
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