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My Right Pinky Is Numb
More information..: It is hard to speculate without more information: are any other fingers numb? Did you have an injury? How long has this been present? Does anything make it better or worse? Is it associated with any weakness? You really need to have an examination to get an intelligent answer. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably ulnar nerve: The small finger's feeling is provided by the ulnar nerve. If this nerve is pinched, it will cause numbness in the small finger, and the side of the ring finger closest to the small finger. The most common place this nerve is pinched is the elbow, and symptoms are worse when leaning on the elbow or keeping the elbow bent. The nerve can also be pinched at the wrist, or the neck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please add details: Please ask your question again, and include details as to which part of the body (right side of what?), what type of sensations, how long it's been happening, what else affects it, etc... Hopefully, doctors on healthtap can provide an answer then. ...Read more
Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right arm is very tingly my wrist and fingers are numb i keep getting sharp pain underneath my right rib cage?
Cerv Radiculopathy: Radiating pain into the arm/hand may be associated with numbness or weakness—radiculopathy. If due to a disc herniation, 80% likely to heal with time. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps—mckenzie pt, nerve root injections, nsaid's. Surgery with disc fusion or replacement if all else fails. ...Read more
The lower left side of my right hand under my pinkie has been hurting and turning numb suddenly. What do I do? Is this serious?
Diagnosis : Diagnosis of the causes of numbness relies on identification of specific patterns of sensory disturbance and relating them to the usual anatomy of the nervous system. Numbness involving a portion of the hand or forearm (what doctors call the upper limb further away from the rest of you than the elbow) could indicate an injury to a nerve root in the neck, to the brachial plexus, or to one of the peripheral nerves that run to the upper limb. Numbness involving the entire hand or forearm may indicate a problem in the spinal cord, or more likely the brain. Different types of conditions affect these different areas. Some are very serious, such as stroke or multiple sclerosis. There are many other potential causes too numerous to list or mention here. Seeing a doctor is a start to getting a diagnosis. ...Read more
Why is my right hand tingling ? It just started suddenly this morning. It's a light tingling feeling on my palm to my pinky finger.
Cubical tunnel or...: Most commonly an ulnar nerve compression at the elbow, or less likely a nerve root being pinched at the neck. Avoid sleeping with you arm bent under your head at night. Try a light ace wrap around you elbow to keep the arm straight while you sleep. If that doesn't better see you doc for a nerve conduction or ekg study. Lots of more invasive treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Odd symptoms: Antonio these symptoms dont follow anatomical correctness. Right arm and right side face and left leg. These are strange dysesthesias and dont follow the anatomical correctness of stroke for example and it would be very unlikely to be a stroke. But because they are odd, I would have a neurologist check you at least once.thanks ...Read more
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