A member asked:
For some reason my hands start to get numb. i know they aren't "fall asleep" because it stats in my left pinky and then move its way my arm.?
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Dr. Bennett Machanicanswered
Neurology 54 years experience
Ulnar: The description suggests a problem with the ulnar nerve. Do you have a tendency to lean on your elbows? If it is intermittent, do not worry, as it may be an issue with the "funny bone", but if painful and persistent, let your physician know.
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