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my fingertip is numb

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
May be: It may be parasthesias caused by a nerve injury you sustained when picking up the heavy bag and irritating the nerve that innervates the tip of your f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Finger Numbness: Index finger is innervated by a digital nerve, carpal tunnel nerve, of the 6th nerve from the neck. Also could be due to a localized pressure phenome ... Read More
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Dr. David Hildreth
43 years experience Hand Surgery
Possible neuropathy: Continuous symptoms of numbness is consistent with a compressed nerve maybe at the carpal tunnel of further up your arm to you neck if symptoms pers ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A tight watch: Is a possibility, repetitive motion of the wrist is another, the condition in both circumstances is carpal tunnel syndrome. While there may be other p ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Finger numbness: If you cut hair with your right hand, the scissors is compressing the sensory nerve in the finger. Try a different scissors or try to change your hand ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eloise Malan
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Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like you might have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) where the nerve entering your wrist is compressed and causes symptoms as you describe. Typical ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Depends on cause: If the numbness is due to treatable or reversible cause then treatment can restore the sensations otherwise it may be permanent.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Circulatory disorder: If you have poor circulation or a neurological condition this can cause numbness.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
When does it happen?: If it happens when cold it might be raynaud's syndrome a hypersensitivity of blood vessels to cold there are lots of other possibilities too see your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Pinched nerve or: Raynaud's if it happens when your hands are cold.
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