A 28-year-old male asked:
I accidentally left the rubber band on my ring finger when i removed it. its numbing and swell a little bit but the color of the skin remain normal. but when i move my ring finger it feels really weird?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Most likely you have irritated the sensory nerves that run along either side of the digit. It can take a few hours to fade away. The normal color is somewhat reassuring that it is not a major vascular issue, however if it does not start feeling more like "normal" by about 4 hours, it should be evaluated by a Healthcare Provider.
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Answered Jul 01, 2021
Last updated Jul 1, 2021
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