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Numbness In Thumb After Injury
Can be from a general or a focal conditon. Thyroid disease, diabetes nutrition, neuropathy, circulation and others in the genrela category . Focal tings include neck issues, peripheral nerve compression (likecarpal tunnel) and many other things. It may be better to start with a pcp., then it can be determined whether a neurologist, hand surgeon, endocrinologist ...Read more
Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?
? TOS: 37 yo w. recurrent shoulder dislocation suggest Hypermobility Syndrome. "Sharp pain, prickly, cold & numbness" suggest peripheral neuropathy w. parasthesias from brachial neural plexus impingement within shoulder girdle; arousing shoulder splinting & superior trapezius guarding/atrophy. Net effect is closure of costoclavicular dimension (true thoracic outlet) with shoulder abduction, i.e., TOS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which MRI for recurrent Right Arm numbness 30s after supine-sleep on mornings? Daily numbness in ulnar and hand. Previous brachial plexus trauma.
Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging study such as CT or MRI may be requested to look the neck region. Try and discover (and document) what makes the shooting pains better and what makes them worse to tell the doctor. They will appreciate that information. ...Read more
With fall on outstretched hand, had wrist sprain in er. Now have tingling little finger and sharp pain from elbow to hand. Is this ulnar nerve damage?
Possible compressed nerves in hand after holding a heavy object for several hours. Numb/tingling in fingers and weakness. How long to recover?
Below: If this is from the holding of the heavy object, it should gradually reverse in the next few days. ...Read more
In thumb spica splint for suspected scaphoid fracture. Pain in entire thumb area while in splint normal?
Yes and no: If the thumb is swollen then the cast may become too tight, yes, if there is no swelling have the cast rechecked, it may need to be redone. In the meantime elevate your hand above your heart for 15-20 minutes to see if that reduces the pain/swelling and call your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing wrist pain, finger numbness, joint stiffness, wrist weakness and hand weakness. The following also describe me: Numbness or ting...
Question cut off: However, recommend medical assessment. to determine cause. ...Read more
Can be: Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) include numbness, tingling, weakness, pain, clumsiness, etc. Most if not all symptoms usually resolve after surgery. However, symptoms can persist or even worsen immediately after surgery, possibly due to the anesthetic and/or postoperative swelling. Any concern should immediately be addressed with the surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numbness in thumb, middle and index finger, sharp pains when grasping, stiffness and swelling in wrist, gets worse with time. Carpal tunnel?
Numbess in finger: Repetitive motion would be a typical cause of this finding. You can get this just from writing with a pen or pencil a lot (especially if it does not have a soft grip). Various work tools (power tools, etc.) will do this. If the numbness is just occuring in a single finger, either chronic pressure or repetitive motion is likely the cause; if more than one finger is affected, carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more
Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?
This only happens in the early hours of the morning. I wake up with extreme pain in either wrist and numbness in thumb and first two fingers. What up?
Oftentimes patients who have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome will wake up with hand pain involving their thumb and the next 2-3 fingers in one or both hands.
Since this is severe enough to wake you up at night, I recommend you see a physician so they can make a definitive diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan for you. ...Read more
Have numbness along nail side of my thumb with pain going down towards wrist. Hard to grasp anything. Don't remember any injury.
Get a check up: You may have 'carpel tunnel syndrome'. Please get evaluation by your doctor and discuss the treatment options. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with numbness in my thumb and fore finger, I do not have carpal tunnel as far as I know. No injury. what other causes can it be?
Carpal tunnel: does affect these fingers, but if it the back of the thumb by the knuckle and the back of the finger by the large knuckle it may represent an issue in the radial sensory nerve distribution , It can also be due to a more proximal region such as the neck with a disc or bone spur or anything affecting the cervical nerve roots for example the C6 dermatome, see a doctor to go beyond -as far as you know ...Read more
My right thumb has been numb for 3 days. No injury, no pain.. Everything was normal and then all of a sudden it went numb.
54 yr old female, onset of R. thumb going numb, index, middle and ring tingles. No injury to hand or wrist. Please help, very frustrated?
Dropped a big can on thumb. Still numb & can't bend after two weeks with some hand swelling and now has a dent by injury site. Is it fractured?
My daughter was diagnosis with a broken scaphoid, 6 weeks after a gymnastics injury. Put her in a thumb spica cast, but her thumb and index finger are numb.
I have no injury to my thumb that i know of other than the fact that I do have carpel tunnel syndrome on my left hand. What could be causing tip of my right thumb to be numb?
More carpal tunnel: The most common cause of thumb numbess is carpal tunnel. And since you have it on your other hand it increases the chance of you having it on the right side as well. Other less common possibilities include a pinched nerve in the neck and at the base of the thumb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to doctor for middle back pain after having got tingling in my thumb. Said it was old neck injury and gave me voltaren (diclofenac) injection. Legs feel numb?
I am experiencing mouth tingling, finger tingling (quality: in the little finger, in the thumb, in the index finger) , finger numbness, hand tingling, hand numbness, shaking hands or tremor, foot tingling, foot numbness, leg numbness, leg tingling, thigh
Carpal tunnel: This is likely carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist. See your doctor to confirm this. Typically it is managed conservatively with splints and analgesics. If it doesn't improve, then a surgical release of the nerve may be required. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carpal tunnel: A branch of the median nerve malfunctioning is the most likely explanation of your symptoms. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of such numbness due to median nerve compression at the wrist. But dysfunction of a branch of median nerve, not actually in the carpal tunnel can cause symptoms too. ...Read more
I have been waking up at night with horrible numbness and pain in my thumbs at night, so bad that i can't sleep. I was wondering if it's from my meds?
Carpal tunnel: Nocturnal parathesias are typically seen with carpal tunnel syndrome. It causes pain and or numbness in the thumb, index, long and half the ring finger. Can be variable so awakening with thumb pain could indicate cts try a cock-up wrist splint while sleeping at night. Can't tell if it is medication related without a list of your meds. ...Read more
Prob carpal tunnel : Syndrome, statistically speaking.Get a more detailed answer ›
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