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Can a pinched nerve cause numbness in fingers

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Yes....: Bulging disc in the neck can cause neuropathy - numbness down the arm / hand - not the chest
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
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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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Tennis elbow: Yes, if the nerve is affected.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
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
Neurology 53 years experience
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
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
Neurology 53 years experience
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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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Arm pain: The most likely cause of pain and numbness in an arm and shoulder is from a nerve. This could include a nerve from your neck (radiculopathy) or from t... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
Cervical spine disea: Problem in the neck (cervical spine disc ?C5/c6) could do it ulnar nerve entrapment can be the cause an EMG (electromyogram) will settle the diagnosis... Read More
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