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can a pinched nerve cause numbness in fingers

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No. Stimulants can : Constrict blood vesselsraise blood pressure (usually by 5-6 mm hg) & ⬆ pulse (usually by 5-6 beats/minute), but they don't cause impingement of nerve ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, neck more likely: A rotator cuff tear will cause weakness and localized pain in and around the shoulder. Cervical neck pain resulting from local nerve compression, howe ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes....: Bulging disc in the neck can cause neuropathy - numbness down the arm / hand - not the chest
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Certainly can...: As it causes local inflammation even though "tennis elbow" isn't really an inflammatory process. It can irritate the subcutaneous nerves and you compe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Anything almost: Anything that can cause numb fingers can cause numbness that lasts all day. So many causes & so few letters to respond: carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Various: Carpal tunnel at wrist can cause pain referred to shoulder. Pinched nerve in neck could result in shoulder pain, associated with tingling and numbnes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
36 years experience Hand Surgery
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 ha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
If pernicious: An anemia caused by b-12 deficiency can cause a peripheral neuropathy amongst other issues. But many other anemias are less likely to cause nerve dys ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Numbness: A neuropathy may occur in the hands and feet with chronic alcohol use.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
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. ... Read More
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