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I have a numbness/tingling feeling in my fingers. Possible causes?

I have a numbness/tingling feeling in my fingers. Possible causes?

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is very likely the cause. If the numbness/tingling involves the thumb and first 2 1/2 fingers on the same side as the palm of your hand, it is carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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I have lost feeling in one of my fingers what do I do?

I have lost feeling in one of my fingers what do I do?

Acute Numbness: Hi the urgency of your symptoms would increase if you had other problems such as swelling, pain, trauma. If there is no other symptoms to report you may wait till it is convenient to see your preferred medical provider. This could just as easily be a short lived injury or an over use syndrome. A good provider will help you sort this out. ...Read more

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What is causing the feeling of numbness on my fingers?It usually start with a tingling sensation.

What is causing the feeling of numbness on my fingers?It usually start with a tingling sensation.

Nerve compression?: Tingling of the fingers could be for many reasons, the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve compression. Work wait anatomy and pregnancy can affect this see your primary for an evaluation he or she will do an appropriate referral to a hand or plastic surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Please explain what does a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left finger tips means?

Please explain what does a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left finger tips means?

See neurologist: It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth... It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area. Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings. Best to see neurologist. ...Read more

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Hi I started feeling numbness in my left thumb 4 weeks ago. Now I feel numbness + pain in my left thumb, 1st & 2nd fingers too. What could be wrong?

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I started feeling numbness in my left thumb 4 weeks ago. Now I feel numbness + pain in my left thumb, 1st & 2nd fingers too. What could be wrong?

Thumb pain: Base of thumb is one of the common place to have osteoarthritis or you may have tendinitis, try anti inflammatory meds like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin, if not better have it examined. ...Read more

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Feeling numbness in my left wrist i.e fingers specially when i am exercising its not continous. I took some injection in the same left wrist last year?

Feeling numbness in my left wrist i.e fingers specially when i am exercising its not continous. I took some injection in the same left wrist last year?

Nerve compression.: This could be carpal tunnel, which is a compression of one of the nerves in the wrist, or it could be from pressure on the nerve at the elbow. It is less likely to come from your upper arm or neck (spinal cord). You should see an orthopedist or hand specialist to help with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

My husband has the feeling of numbness in his right arm up to his finger for about 3 weeks now. He is 46. What could be wrong?

Neuropathy?: Let him see his dr and be tested for neuropathy. He needs a thourough physical exam and blood work-up. Contirbutory factors include frequent repetitive motion of hands, diabetes, trauma, arthritis. Hope he feels better and take care! ...Read more

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I'm 46 year old female. I've been having numbness , feeling of pins, swelling and stiffness in my fingers. I wake up all night with this. ???

I'm 46 year old female. I've been having numbness , feeling of pins, swelling and stiffness in my fingers. I wake up all night with this. ???

Repetitive work?: If you do repetitive work, such as typing, you may also be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. Other possibilities include nerve impingement and even metabolic causes. I think you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Im always feeling dull eye sight and numbness in several parts of my body also in fingers?

Im always feeling dull eye sight and numbness in several parts of my body also in fingers?

Suggest: you should have a Neurologic exam.....this is most likely anxiety based HOWEVER Multiple Sclerosis has been know to "present" with such "vague" symptomatology! Speak with your PCP as a start. (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more