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Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also?

Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also?

Numbness in hand: The most common causes of numbness in the pinky and ring finger is compression of the nerve at one of four places: the wrist, the elbow, the armpit, or the neck. The condition is unrelated to the chronic low back pain, although it is possible that you have arthritis in your neck and your low back that underlies both symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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What can I do for right side upper back pain + shoulder numbness that goes down to my fingers?

What can I do for right side upper back pain + shoulder numbness that goes down to my fingers?

Cervical disdisease: Cervical disc disease manifests as pain in the shoulder and then radiates down toward the hand. Other signs are weakness in the fingers and the arm.
Treatment is usually a trial of nsaids and physical therapy.
To make the definitive diagnosis, an MRI and emg/ncv will identify the source of the problem. ...Read more

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Back pain in middle of back and numbness of toes and fingers. Forearms and hands seem cold/sensitive. No initial outstanding event before numbness.

Back pain in middle of back and numbness of toes and fingers. Forearms and hands seem cold/sensitive. No initial outstanding event before numbness.

See a neurologist: Or orthopedist Have Emg/NCV studies performed/ MRI of back may be enlightening as well.
Your numbness and back pain appear to be intimately linked. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

What would cause numbness in my fingers and toes as well as lower back pain upon waking in the morning? This all started after a workout five days ag.

Nerve compression: Sounds like you nmay have injuried your back which is causing excessive pressur on nerves to extremities. If it does not resolve, see a physician. ...Read more

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25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!

25f have back pain most days and now my arms/hand/fingers are hurting/tingling/numb, headaches too!

Possible arthritis: The onset and progression of your symptoms suggest that your joints are becoming painful one after the other. Headaches can occur from arthritis in neck. Swelling in hands from arthritis can compress the median nerve in hand causing symptoms of ct syndrome. ...Read more

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Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an underlying symtom of something?

Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an underlying symtom of something?

Cubital tunnel: Entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (funny bone) is common. Usually aggravated with bending of elbow: while sleeping, working at desk, driving a car, all of which we tend to flex the elbow and create increased tension on the ulnar nerve. Try sleeping with straight arms, avoid postures that flex the arms during the day. You're awfully young for neck probs, but possible. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from severe fatigue, dizziness, headaches, body aches, chest pain, numb hands and fingers, back pain, room spinning?

I have been suffering from severe fatigue, dizziness, headaches, body aches, chest pain, numb hands and fingers, back pain, room spinning?

See a Physician: You have multiple symptoms and would be impossible to pin your diagnosis without a good physical exam. Seek medical attention and good luck ...Read more

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Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?

Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?

Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more

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Numbness and lower back pain?

Numbness and lower back pain?

Disc: A disc herniation in the lumbar spine could cause both back pain and numbness. If the symptoms persist or are limiting you, see your doctor, or a spine md. ...Read more

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Why might someone have lower back pain and numbness on the left side of their back?

Why might someone have lower back pain and numbness on the left side of their back?

Soft Tissues: Several causes for low back pain. Nerve impingements, ligament injuries, tendinitis, joint disorders & muscle spasms often complicitus. See Osteopath; skilled diagnosticians of soft tissue disorders, which are oft radiolucent & not discerned by imaging studies. Bones "degenerate" w. age & absent pain, & unskilled doctors can ignorantly chose Radiology-report descriptors as quasi-diagnostic terms. ...Read more

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Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

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My daughter complains back pain with numbness just below the upper right shoulder. What is the cause and what can be done?

My daughter complains back pain with numbness just below the upper right shoulder. What is the cause and what can be done?

Possible back pact: Not knowing what age she is assume she is in school it could be the way she carries her books she should carry them equally with both shoulders if in her hand switch hands other may be she has a curvature of spine that is not common can massage and also change carrying method. ...Read more

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One night I broke out into a sweat and almost passed out. Ever since then I haven't been right. I can't breath and I have back pain and numbness body?

One night I broke out into a sweat and almost passed out. Ever since then I haven't been right. I can't breath and I have back pain and numbness body?

See a doctor: Some questions here are easy to answer. In your situation there are too many possible things going on for anyone here to provide meaningful advice other than your symptoms warrant careful evaluation by a good (ideally holistic) doc. You might have an infection like lyme disease/babesiosis, a neurological disorder, food allergies, heavy metal or other poisoning, B12 deficiency, anxiety disorder etc. ...Read more

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Back pain legs going numb?

Back pain legs going numb?

See a doc: Severe back pain that is associated with:
weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor:

http://www. Webmd. Com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more