A 38-year-old male asked:
I have numbness in my thumb, index finger and middle finger with pain up my forearm and into my shoulder on my right side for about 2 days now?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 30 years experience
Sounds like radial : neuropathy. Pressure or trauma can at shoulder (hanging your arm over chair) can put pressure on the radial nerve and lead to these symptoms. If the symptoms don't resolve in a week see your primary care physician
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 26, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
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.