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Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Seek evaluation: There are some questions that first need to be asked and some exam findings but it may be that you have a focal neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Neuropathies can be diagnosed clinically or with the use of a nerve conduction study. Please see your physician. Management initially includes wrist splints and at times medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger spasms?

What is the definition or description of: Finger spasms?

I suppose U mean-: -when fingers feel like they R cramping, sometimes they spread apart or bend flex in a stiff manner, meaning the joints all stay extended except the 1 involved. U could speculate it's due 2 a slight electrolyte imbalance, but they seem 2 just happen & usually in only 1 finger. If it was electro in origin U would think more than 1 would B involved. Sooo who knows? ...Read more

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Can carpel tunnel cause finger spasms?

Can carpel tunnel cause finger spasms?

No: It classically causes tingling and numbness especially when the hand is at rest such as during sleep. Sometimes if severe it can cause muscle weakness and atrophy requiring operation to release the median nerve. ...Read more