U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A male asked:

I had a opperation and a put a screw in my scaphoid 8 month ago and i am now getting pins and needles in my thumb and index finger?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
Proper digital nerve: Compression of the proper digital.nerve in the hand ( a problem with the median nerve proximal to the hand-as in the wrist- would cause parasthesias in the third digit as well. tell the surgeon

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 17, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.