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Woke up and the tip of my right pinky finger feels numb like it feel asleep. No pain or discoloration just that weird sensation its been a few hours?

Woke up and the tip of my right pinky finger feels numb like it feel asleep. No pain or discoloration just that weird sensation its been a few hours?

Sleeping pinky: It is possible that there is a little nerve impingement in your wrist or elbow giving you those feelings. Alternatively, it could be a decreased blood supply. If it persists or spreads, seek the evaluation of your doctor. ...Read more

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My neck has been in pain for over a month & now my right pinky & ring finger have gone numb. Is this serious?

My neck has been in pain for over a month & now my right pinky & ring finger have gone numb. Is this serious?

Neuromuscular : It is possible the neck pain and the right ring and pinky numbness are related. A disc, ligament or vertebral bone problem can narrow the nerve exit and cause irritation on the nerves to your hand (c8-t1). However, when this occurs numbness in the forearm occurs. Another possibility is ulnar nerve problem at the wrist or at the elbow and coincidental neck pain. Check with your doctor for DX & tx. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my pinky. What could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in my pinky. What could be the cause of this?

Many possibilities..: Sensibility to the little finger comes from the ulnar nerve. This can be compressed at a variety of sites from the neck to the palm. There are other possibilities as well. If persistent, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My pinky keeps going numb. Why is it?

My pinky keeps going numb. Why is it?

Nerve problem: As long as you aren't having a change in color of this finger it is probably a problem with a nerve such as the ulnar nerve (sometimes referred to as the funny bone). This can happen after injury to this nerve at the elbow or from resting your elbow too much on an arm rest. To find out you might need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I fell and scraped my pinky very badly now its numb?

I fell and scraped my pinky very badly now its numb?

Mostly.... : It is not direct nerve damage... In those cases where the numbness is delayed from the injury it is usually related to inflammation and compression of the nerve. These are usually self limited and recover in weeks to months (sometimes shorter). Keep it clean and apply a antibacterial ointment 2 to 3 times per day to keep it moist and prevent cracking. ...Read more

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My left pinky has been numb for a week. What should I do for this?

See a neurologist: Neurologist can evaluate nerve function with . Physical exam and emg/ncv and can order MRI if needed most common reason is nerve compression and inflammation. ...Read more

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I smashed my pinky and cut it pretty deep about a week ago, and my pinky has been numb and tingly ever since. Did i damage a nerve? Will it go away?

I smashed my pinky and cut it pretty deep about a week ago, and my pinky has been numb and tingly ever since. Did i damage a nerve? Will it go away?

Inevitably there is : Damage to a nerve though you should not live with the constant tingling for long. It should not be a permant issue. Watch it for redness, swelling and increased pain, consider tetanus, etc if u got no attention gor it. Clean with soap and water 2-3 times per day. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in ring and pinky fingers?

What can cause numbness in ring and pinky fingers?

Cubital tunnel syn.: Though it can be neck or shoulder in origin this most likely represents a pinched nerve at your elbow. Try not leaning on your elbow and wrapping it in extension at night. If not successful i would see me or someone like me.(orthopedic/hand surgeon) hope this helps. ...Read more

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