U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Eugene, OR
A 20-year-old female asked:

Numbness in pinky, ring and middle finger. pain and numbness in hand and elbow (especially in the morning) hurt while climbing symptoms are escalating?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
See your doctor: See your doctor. She or he can take a good history, exam you and send you to the appropriate specialist. Your symptoms might come from a neck problem or a problem with the nerves in your arm itself.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Cubital tunnel: This is called a cubital tunnel syndrome as the result of ulnar nerve compression or injury at the level of the elbow. See an orthopedist.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
True. The symptoms can also come from a neck problem. Agree with seeing a hand specialist or orthopaedic surgeon.
Nov 8, 2013
Last updated Nov 8, 2013

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.