So numbness in the hands is one of the vaguest symptoms you can have, and it can have a multitude of causes from anxiety to paraneoplastic syndromes (a side effect of certain cancers). I of course assumed it was cancer, as that seemed like the worst thing it could be. Surprisingly, I didn’t think it was a brain tumor, but multiple sclerosis did cross my mind. I figured this was another good topic to explore as a result of my hypochondriasis.
First, to describe how the numbness presented