A 49-year-old female asked:
I noticed tingling & numbness in my left pinky & ring finger. seems like my ulnar nerve is the culprit. last 2 days my hand & arm seem weak, tho.
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
See Neurologist: Could be a nerve injury. U need evaluated soon so corrective measures can be made before nerve(s) become permanently damaged and lose function. Neurologist is best for this, however often hard to see quickly. So, likely will need an er visit to assess: go during the day, on a weekday, not a holiday, and plan to wait. Tests/consult take time, but are way faster than out-pt. Bigger hospital better.
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Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Time for consult: It is time to see a specialist for a thorough evaluation. Don't delay. Specialists that commonly treat this type if problem include neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery and plastic surgery. Good luck.
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Neurology 19 years experience
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Last updated Dec 17, 2020
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