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i have both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis but what causes pain and/or pins and needles in ring finger (left hand)?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Among the two most common are a pinched nerve in the neck (cervical radiculopathy) or at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome) or both. A nerve conduction test would likely tell the cause. Don't hesitate to be seen.
Answered on Apr 23, 2019
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