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Philadelphia, PA
A 59-year-old female asked:

ring finger & thumb of left hand numb / painful at night, laying down both hands painful & burning. using 8 advil/aleve per day.

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Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 13 years experience
See a neurologist: The ring finger and thumb are supplied by different nerves. Pain and burning in more than one nerve could be a sign of neuropathy or radiculopathy. You should be evaluated by a physician.

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Last updated May 21, 2016

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