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Fingers go numb holding things

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: Consult a neurologist for evaluation and treatment. Parkinson's disease or familial essential tremor are possibilities and both can be treated.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
?carpal tunnel synd?: Most likely, you are experiencing nerve compression at the wrist, and activity and positioning exacerbates the ongoing process. This may be a consequ ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Numbness: Are you one of those teenagers who always play with their phones and type? because that could put you at risk for carpal Tunnel syndrome which is the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ulnar Nerve: you are putting pressure on your ulnar nerve. At this point since it is going away there is no need to be concerned. However, it would be a good idea ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Wait for 1 week: If symptoms do not start to improve, see a neurologist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ergonomics?: Usually this is a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. You can try a pil-o (look on amazon.Com) splint at night time, which will take the pressure off your ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Number of things: This could be a number of things, depending on some other factors within your history. I would be concerned potentially with something like carpal tu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
See a neurologist: I would see a neurologist. You could have a pinched nerve or some other ailment that requires a thorough history and exam.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cubital tunnel?: Compression of the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" at the elbow) can cause symptoms like this. Bending the elbow stretches the nerve...and if there is c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
47 years experience Neurology
Numb finger: There are many many causes of a numbness, caused by a nerve being compromised....Pressure from habitually holding an object in one way, or on the nerv ... Read More
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