A 45-year-old male asked:
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Numbness/light pain in my left pinky and ring fingers, and side of hand. Maybe spreading elsewhere in hand. Fear of motor neuron disease.

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Ulnar nerve: You are describing a sensory nerve issue, not motor. It's possible to have compression or entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist or elbow. Sometimes the issue is up at the neck. See your doctor to figure it out for you!
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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