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why do my fingers tingle and go numb

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Anxiety, see a PCP: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiologic ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Most likely: You may well possess carpal tunnel syndrome, and this might be secondary to texting or key boarding. This is a relatively easy problem to correct. C ... 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Par Fatteh
27 years experience Functional Medicine
Muscle versus nerve: Numbness of the head is often irritation of the scalp muscles, which can transmit to the muscles of the arms and lead to the hands. However, if this p ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Could be heart: At 50yo he should be checked out by a medical professional. He may need a stress test and blood pressure/cholesterol determination. Less dangerous is ... Read More
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