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what can cause numbness in ring and pinky fingers?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Ulnar neuropathy: Most likely is a problem with ulnar nerve at elbow or less likely wrist. Consider thoracic outlet syndrome, and c-8 radiculopathy from neck. An EMG can localize and confirm.
Answered on May 18, 2017
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Cubital tunnel syn.: Though it can be neck or shoulder in origin this most likely represents a pinched nerve at your elbow. Try not leaning on your elbow and wrapping it in extension at night. If not successful i would see me or someone like me.(orthopedic/hand surgeon) hope this helps.
Answered on May 18, 2017
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