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why do my fingers feel numb and tingly

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Which fingers?: If it the the little finger and the thumb, consider ulnar neuropathy. If it is the thumb, index and middle fingers, consider carpal tunnel syndrome. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likeley two: Things: pressure on the nerve from the neck down or neuropathy (inflammations of the nerves).
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Hand numbness: Numbness, tingling, and pain in the fingers suggests a pinch nerve that may originate in the neck, elbow, or wrist. See a neurologist to evaluate the ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic iss ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is very likely the cause. If the numbness/tingling involves the thumb and first 2 1/2 fingers on the same side as the palm of y ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Finger numbness: Berniew ~ you might be compressing the nerves in the neck or axilla by lying in a position that compresses them. Try sleeping in a different position ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowena Desailly-chanson
27 years experience Neurology
See neurologist: It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Sarraga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nerve compression?: Tingling of the fingers could be for many reasons, the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve compression. Work wait anatomy and pregnan ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may watch and wait. If the symptom spreads to other fingers, or lasts mo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
See your doctor: You most likely have carpal tunnel syndrome. One of the first treatments to try is a wrist splint or brace the keeps the wrist straight.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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