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A 20-year-old male asked:

A couple of days ago i had a deep cut on my left hand which the nurses stitched up. i feel numbness in my palm, fingers and i'm very worried.

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Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Hand Doc: Since the palm is a functional surface, numbness is an important symptom. If can indicate nerve damage, and certain nerves need repair by a hand specialist. Usually can be dealt with within the days following the original injury. Call the original treating provider to discuss.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2014

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