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What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation( numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?

What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation( numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?

Numbness: The most common reason would be some kind of neuropathy (problem with nerves). Diabetes is a common associated problem with it and causes a "glove and stocking" area neuropathy. If you have not had a check make sure you get your blood glucose checked. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on my fingertips, what to do?

I have burning sensation on my fingertips, what to do?

Damaged nerves: You are describing nerve or neuropathic pain, but need more information to properly answer your question. ...Read more

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Why do my fingertips have a burning sensation and sore?

Why do my fingertips have a burning sensation and sore?

Unclear: You will need to provide more information regarding your medical history, the context of the symptoms and any triggers or alleviating factors. ...Read more

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Fingertips look creased but otherwise normal when warm. Get wrinkly when cold. Have recently lost 20 lbs. Is it possibly due to fat loss in fingers?

Fingertips look creased but otherwise normal when warm. Get wrinkly when cold. Have recently lost 20 lbs. Is it possibly due to fat loss in fingers?

Certainly might: Rapid weight loss (such as crash dieting) will cause loss of structural fat, such as that in the finger pads and the bottoms of our feet. That may account for some of what you are describing. Hydration and general circulation may also be contributors to what you are observing. ...Read more

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Have a freezing sensation since Nov in my feet & fingertips. My feet are warm to the touch & often bright red. My fingertips are cold to the touch. Y?

Have a freezing sensation since Nov in my feet & fingertips. My feet are warm to the touch & often bright red. My fingertips are cold to the touch. Y?

Raynouds : Sounds like Raynouds Syndrome but it can be associated with additional auto immune disorders. See a PCP or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips. What can cause this?

I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips.  What can cause this?

Unlikely : That these are connected. While there are some major neurological disorders that are possible, random paresthesias are often insignificant. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I didn't wear gloves yesterday and i got frostbite. There was this burning sensation when i got warm. My fingertips are still tender is this normal?

I didn't wear gloves yesterday and i got frostbite. There was this burning sensation when i got warm. My fingertips are still tender is this normal?

Normal for injury: You should take care to avoid additional cold injury as your hands heal. Unless you have blisters or blackened skin the fingers should heal. ...Read more

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