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My fingers are numb. What should I do?

My fingers are numb. What should I do?

See your doc: This is not normal and should be evaluated by a medical person. The longer this condition persists the greater the chance of permanent damage to the nerve. ...Read more

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I picked up a hot pan my fingers so burned they are numb what should I do in a lot of pain?

I picked up a hot pan my fingers so burned they are numb what should I do in a lot of pain?

Ice the burn: The thing to do for any burn, immediately, is to grab a pack of frozen vegetables or an ice pack or ice in a baggie and apply it for 15 minutes to the burned area. This will reduce the pain, limit the spread of the burn, and be of great relief. If you did not do these, or applied oil or butter (useless!), then you will have a painful area to deal with. Protect it , keep it clean and wait. ...Read more

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The tips and only the tips of my fingers are numb. What is the reason behind this?

The tips and only the tips of my fingers are numb. What is the reason behind this?

May be serious.: May beneurologic secondaryto abnormality in the function of the peripheral nerves; might be vascular and secondary to poor circulation, including possible decreased circulation to the hear. You should have this numbness cjecked out be your doctor, who may refer you to a neurologist or cardiologist or other specialist. ...Read more

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This week the tips of my fingers are numb. What would cause that ?

This week the tips of my fingers are numb. What would cause that ?

Carpal tunnel?: Most commonly, acquired carpal tunnel syndrome associated with computer keyboarding can be experienced. Also, leaning on the elbows frequently, can cause ulnar nerve compression. Since numbness over the fingertips bilaterally may be a sign of a vitamin deficiency or diabetes, best to have your physician check this out if it persists. ...Read more

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I got a cts done. There was no numbness before the surgery.After the surgery, my thumb and fingers became numb. Itsbeen three weeks and they are still numb. What should I do?

I got a cts done. There was no numbness before the surgery.After the surgery, my thumb and fingers became numb. Itsbeen three weeks and they are still numb. What should I do?

May take time: Nerve recovery may proceed at a snail's pace, regrowing and stabilizing at the speed of fingernail growth, 0.1mm daily. However, if you have persistent confusing issues, may be of value to get an updated EMG study, as an expert in the area can show location, extent, scope of pathology, and find whether nerve recovery is proceeding as above. ...Read more

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I am nauseous, have tingling in my left arm and fingers are numb. What is going on?

I am nauseous, have tingling in my left arm and fingers are numb.  What is going on?

Carpal Tunnel : Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. I would recommend evaluation with a hnd surgeon. ...Read more

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I finished breastfeeding 4 months ago. Now, I have a pain under my left armpit/breast area and my left arm from my elbow to pinky finger keeps going numb. What should I do?

I finished breastfeeding 4 months ago. Now, I have a pain under my left armpit/breast area and my left arm from my elbow to pinky finger keeps going numb. What should I do?

Nerve pressure: The effects from breast feeding should have cleared by now. While pain in the breast is not an ominous sign it is still worth checking out. The numbness in the left arm is probably not related as that sounds like pressure on the "funny bone" nerve but that should also be investigated further. ...Read more

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What causes a numb finger?

What causes a numb finger?

Nerve disfuction: Ny type of nerve dsifunction could be responsible for causing numbness in a finger. From brain injuries to peripheral nerve injury. Did you have any trauma? Stroke? Neck injury? I'll be glad to help you if you provide more details about your case. ...Read more

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