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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have a numbing in the tip of one of my fingers since yesterday after i held several bags of grocery. what is it?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Nerve compression: Most likely the nerves in finger was placed under a lot of pressure from carrying the bags. This often causes this symptom which may last a couple of days. Normally, this resolves in a short period of time with rest.
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