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What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury? Something maybe happening to the nerve?

What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury?  Something maybe happening to the nerve?

Yes: Yes, something has happened. It could be something mechanical such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in your forearm or neck. The other could be metabolic such as diabetes. If not getting better it's good idea for your doc to see. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Spinal injury with finger numbness. How does that happen?

Spinal injury with finger numbness. How does that happen?

Nerve damage: Sensation in the body is governed by nerve cells which run from the spine all the way to the tips of the fingers. That is why damage to the spine can affect sensation even in a finger tip. In general, the further away from the central nervous system (spine and brain) an injury occurs, the easier it is for it to heal. A spinal disc, pressing on a nerve, can be removed to help in some cases. ...Read more

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How long does it take for finger numbness to go away after wrist injury?

How long does it take for finger numbness to go away after wrist injury?

Should take 24-36 hr: If the numbness has not resolved within 36 hours you need to have your carpal tunnel released and the wrist injury fixed. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes a numb finger?

What causes a numb finger?

Nerve disfuction: Ny type of nerve dsifunction could be responsible for causing numbness in a finger. From brain injuries to peripheral nerve injury. Did you have any trauma? Stroke? Neck injury? I'll be glad to help you if you provide more details about your case. ...Read more

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What can cause a numb finger?

What can cause a numb finger?

Neurologic injury: Most commonly either compression neuropathy of median or ulnar nerve, or neuroapraxic injury which is essentially a bruising of the nerve if persists seek care. ...Read more

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Can anaemia causes finger numbness?

Not usually: Anemia is too few red blood cells. This lowers your oxygen carrying capacity of your blood. As a result of this your heart and lungs need to work harder to circulate your blood. This should not cause finger numbness. However is you are breathing faster than normal, this can cause some extremity numbess. If this keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve a stiff and numb finger?

Depends on the cause: Of the stiffness and numbness. More information would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can be done about finger numbness from tennis?

What can be done about finger numbness from tennis?

Well depends: On how transient that numbness is. If it persists more than an hour or two you might also want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause my middle, ring and little finger numbness and pain?

What can cause my middle, ring and little finger numbness and pain?

Ulnar: Description suggests a localized problem from the ulnar nerve, perhaps at wrist or elbow (more likely). An EMG test might well localize and diagnose. See your doctor and get started. ...Read more

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How could i relax a knot in my upper back, causing finger numbness?

Not sure: You probably need be examined. Start with your regular doctor. An osteopathic physician might also be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Khorsandi
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Finger Numbness (Definition)

Finger numbness is a clinical finding in which there is loss of ...Read more