A member asked:

The tips of my index and thumb fingers of both hands feel swollen and a bit numb, but they visually seem fine. it comes and goes. what could it be?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Continue to monitor: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation if your symptoms persist or you develop new associated symptoms. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm

Answered 9/12/2014



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