10 Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Symptoms

By adrian
Reviewed: dr. vanta
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It's safe to say almost everyone has experienced paraesthesia. This is the tingling, itching, burning or numbness sensation that sometimes occurs when a person inadvertently puts pressure on a nerve, causing the arm or leg to fall asleep, so to speak.

Ulnar nerve entrapment may result in paraesthesia. For example, an individual may experience the tingling sensation in the forearm, the fourth and fifth fingers of the hand or both. Chronic paraesthesia is related to nerve damage.

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

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