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A 47-year-old member asked:

My pinky and ring finger get numb on my left hand if my elbow is bent more than a 90 degree angle. why is this?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: It is likely due to ulnar nerve compression at the elbow. Get it evaluated.

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