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My middle finger tip feels numb?

My middle finger tip feels numb?

Numb middle finger: It can be due to many things and more history would be helpful. Is it constant or it comes and goes? Is it triggered by something like cold exposure? Does it become white and blue when it’s numb? Some possible causes include carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve roots in the neck), peripheral neuropathy of various types (like ones due to diabetes), and raynau'ds phenomenon. ...Read more

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Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Need to see this: before any diagnosis can be made. Please schedule a virtual consultation or visit your healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My right pointer finger has been numb for about a week now and in the past day my right middle finger began to feel numb as well now??

My right pointer finger has been numb for about a week now and in the past day my right middle finger began to feel numb as well now??

Need a work up: This can be a simple as putting pressure on the nerves of those fingers at work or even sleeping. It can also be a problem with the nerve getting pinched somewhere. I would see a neurologist for a work up probably a conduction study to determine if a blockage exists ...Read more

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Why do my ring finger and middle finger feel numb and painful ?

Why do my ring finger and middle finger feel numb and painful ?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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The tip of my middle finger tingles and feels numb and sometimes tingles. Why?

The tip of my middle finger tingles and feels numb and sometimes tingles. Why?

Numbness tingling: Neck issues, inflammatory arthritis, metabolic or endocrime deficiencs can all do this as well as the routine perpheral nerve compressive neuropathies such as carpal tunnel or even C7 cervical nerve root. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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What could be a reason that I woke up yesterday with complete numbness in middle finger?

What could be a reason that I woke up yesterday with complete numbness in middle finger?

Carpal tunnel?`: If the symptoms persist, i would suggest an exam by an orthopedist, you may either have a pinched nerve in your neck(cervical radiculopathy) or in you hand such as carpal tunnel syndrome an exam and possibly an ncv study will help to evaluate the etiology for the symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

Pinched nerves: Nerves are like garden hoses. If they are piched then there is less function i.e. Feeling. You need to see a specialist to pinpoint where your nerves are pinched. They can be pinched in more than one place. ...Read more

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Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Carpal Tunnel : Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. It can increase with progressive pregnancies. http://www.centraljerseyhand.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome.htm. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

Finger Tip Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome, often linked to extensive typing on a keyboard, is a common condition associated with finger numbness. The carpal tunnel is a tube-like structure located along the palm side of the wrist. The tube holds and protects the main nerve leading to the hand and the associated tendons. Pressure placed on the nerve produces symptoms, such as finger numbness. ...Read more

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Numbness in my left middle finger, but only the tip of it? I don't type for a living and I don't use it repetitively.

Numbness in my left middle finger, but only the tip of it?  I don't type for a living and I don't use it repetitively.

Multiple causes: of the numbness. If bothersome and interferes with work, you might check with a neurologist who can do a Nerve Conduction study to check for nerve entrapment, Carpal tunnel and thyroid deficiency can cause this as well. Best wishes . ...Read more

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My left pointer and middle finger tips are numb / tingling what could it be?

My left pointer and middle finger tips are numb / tingling what could it be?

Nerve irritation: Depending on whether you have other symptoms, and what is found on your neurological exam, tingling may be an indication of nerve irritation anywhere along the path of the nerve, from your neck down to your hand. Your doctor can help you make a diagnosis and treat your condition appropriately. ...Read more

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Any reason to worry -my right middle finger tip is incredibley numb, i've wiggled it and moved around for twenty minutes no relief!

Any reason to worry -my right middle finger tip is incredibley numb,  i've wiggled it and moved around for twenty minutes no relief!

Finger Numbness: Isolated numbness in the middle finger without any mention of pain may be related to compression of the digital nerve. Even then there is a nerve on both sides of the finger and it is hard to explain unless you are wearing a ring that is too tight. Sometimes this numbness can occur from a disc herniation at c6-7 but not without radiating pain down the arm. ...Read more

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My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

Couple thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health but, there's two broad categories of numbness. sick nerves like from diabetes, thyroid, etc. affects multiple areas, and the tips of longest nerves. Pinched nerves hit ONE area and go outward from the injury. You describe two different things. REALLY sick nerves could be... and stron reason for check up ...Read more

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I cut my middle finger with a can and part of it went numb and tingly. I got stitches and until now it's still numb. Will my finger stay like this?

I cut my middle finger with a can and part of it went numb and tingly. I got stitches and until now it's still numb. Will my finger stay like this?

Nerves usually heal: This is often the case with a cut deep enough to damage nerves associated with touch. Much of the time it takes months for the sensation to return but it does entirely depend on the nature of the cut. There is little you can do except treat it kindly and perhaps consider your vitamin d level being sufficient. There is some evidence that vitamin d can help the nervous system. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your middle finger goes numb and pale?

What exactly does it mean when your middle finger goes numb and pale?

See details: It may be the first sign of raynauds disease. There are other causes as well including a small blood clot or embolus. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my index and middle finger to get numb on both hands?

What are the causes of my index and middle finger to get numb on both hands?

Carpal tunnel?: The median nerve controls the feeling to the thumb, index, middle and thumb side of the ring finger. Pressure on this nerve, usually at the wrist can cause numbness in any or all of these fingers. You can try some anti-inflammatory medication and/or sleep in wrist splints. If this does not help, get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more