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Is it normal for my fingers to be numb when I am 8 months pregnant

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: This is not normal. You should have your circulation and nerves evaluated.
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Numbness: Most pregnant women will not develop numbness of the fingers or hands during pregnancy. A small portion will develop this condition as a result of com ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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Not common: Although not common, swelling of the arms can cause pressure on the nerves int he wrist and produce carpal tunnel syndrome, as dr. Holgado said. Wris ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Can be: You can damage your brachial plexus with certain dislocations. I would recommend seeing a physician to check on both vascular and nerve issues to make ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: If only on one side, then the problem is usually due to compression of blood vessels or nerves. In rare cases, this could be related to blood clot in ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Wait months: Sensory recovery in cases of severe chronic compression can be incomplete and take months, most enjoy improvement in discomfort numbness recovery is i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Which two fingers? If it is the ring and small finger, it is likely an ulnar nerve entrapment or a cervical nerve root compression. Other fingers may ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You need to be eval-: Uated by your pcp and then, most likely by an orthopod to investigate your 2 symptoms. Good luck and happy holidays.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU PROBABLY, IN : All likelihood are suffering from symptoms due to carpal tunnel syndrome.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nerve damage: Sensation in the body is governed by nerve cells which run from the spine all the way to the tips of the fingers. That is why damage to the spine can ... Read More
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