Unable To Grip And Weakness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Weakness in your hands can be from a pinched nerve in your neck, arm, or wrist. In carpal tunnel syndrome, the median nerve is squeezed as it passes into the hand at the wrist. This can also cause numbness and weakness. Call 911 for any new or sudden weakness of the hand. It could mean that you are having a stroke.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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