A 20-year-old male asked:
i banged my elbow hard the other day and my pinky has been pretty numb since then with no improvement. what to do?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mark Berenson Md answered
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ulnar neuropathy: Sounds like you injured the ulnar nerve (which innervates the pinky). It should get better over the next few days to weeks. If it persists, you might start with an x-ray of the elbow to rule out a fracture.
Answered on May 28, 2014
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