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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
See a Doc: There can be several causes of this so the easiest way to diagnose this would be see your doc for a physical exam, possobly some blood work.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cause must be : Established first. Carpal tunnel affects thumb index middle ring. Cubital tunnel little and ring. Radial nerve back of thumb. Circulation or cold indu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on: What it is from. The most common cause if it is in the thumb, index and/or middle fingers, is carpel tunnel syndrome. You will need a physical exam to ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
35 years experience in Neurology
Neurologist: Likley due to compression at elbow, wrist or neck.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
Warm finger: One of the few things that will cause finger discoloration (either paleness or bluish color) is Raynaud's Phenomenon. THis is due to a spasm of the a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
FInger numbness: Can be from a general or a focal conditon. Thyroid disease, diabetes nutrition, neuropathy, circulation and others in the genrela category . Focal ti ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
18 years experience in Sports Medicine
It should resolve: Hello Lauren. Assuming you didn't actually cut the finger with an Xacto knife? The numbness is likely from compression of the digital nerves that exis ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
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.
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