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why does my finger feel numb

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Pinched: It sounds like when you shrug your shoulder there is a pinched nerve somewhere along the path-Nothing to do unless progresses and gets worse.

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Depends on the digit: Numbness of the hands is a common neurologic symptom. The most common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome. The numbness typically involves the second, t ... Read More
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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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Rheumatism: That is not an answer but a description. You have to see your doc for a work up. Most times he/she will find nothing ... Then treatment will them be m ... Read More
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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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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CTS/neuropathy: There is Raynaud's syndrome, but that happens more frequently in females. Probably related to carpal tunnel syndrome, or other causes of peripheral ne ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
36 years experience Hand Surgery
See a Doc: There can be several causes of this so the easiest way to diagnose this would be see your doc for a physical exam, possobly some blood work.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Most likely a ulnar : nerve issue see your doctor if does not resolve in a short period of time
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
median nerve: At your age ct syndrome is more likely. For proper diagnosis see a neurologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Cause must be : Established first. Carpal tunnel affects thumb index middle ring. Cubital tunnel little and ring. Radial nerve back of thumb. Circulation or cold indu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of numbness in the hands (palms and fingers). Usually, the thumb, index and middle fingers are ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Numb fingers: There are several possibilities. One is that you may have peripheral neuropathy. Call your doctor for an appointment for an examination to determine ... Read More

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