A 43-year-old male asked:
What would cause me to loose feeling in my thumb, index and middle finger on my left hand? i woke up and they were numb this morning and still are.
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Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Nerve issue: This sounds like a nerve issue. Either it was positional when you or sleeping, and it is likely the same nerve, median, that carpal tunnel can affect, or a nerve from your neck or shoulder coming down. Typically this does resolve over time. I would recommend an evaluation if it does not.
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