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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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Dr. Mark Khorsandi
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Finger Numbness (Definition)

Finger numbness is a clinical finding in which there is loss of ...Read more


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What can cause a numb finger?

What can cause a numb finger?

Neurologic injury: Most commonly either compression neuropathy of median or ulnar nerve, or neuroapraxic injury which is essentially a bruising of the nerve if persists seek care. ...Read more

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Can anaemia causes finger numbness?

Not usually: Anemia is too few red blood cells. This lowers your oxygen carrying capacity of your blood. As a result of this your heart and lungs need to work harder to circulate your blood. This should not cause finger numbness. However is you are breathing faster than normal, this can cause some extremity numbess. If this keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve a stiff and numb finger?

Depends on the cause: Of the stiffness and numbness. More information would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can be done about finger numbness from tennis?

What can be done about finger numbness from tennis?

Well depends: On how transient that numbness is. If it persists more than an hour or two you might also want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause my middle, ring and little finger numbness and pain?

What can cause my middle, ring and little finger numbness and pain?

Ulnar: Description suggests a localized problem from the ulnar nerve, perhaps at wrist or elbow (more likely). An EMG test might well localize and diagnose. See your doctor and get started. ...Read more

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How could i relax a knot in my upper back, causing finger numbness?

Not sure: You probably need be examined. Start with your regular doctor. An osteopathic physician might also be helpful. ...Read more

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I have diabetes and i heard that could affect finger numbness. What do you think I should do?

I have diabetes and i heard that could affect finger numbness. What do you think I should do?

Education: Know the possible complications and how to avoid each. Watch your sugar and carbohydrate intake. Eat in moderation. Exercise. Take you medications as recommended. Monitor your sugar levels. Follow up with you doctor regularly and follow their guidance. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury? Something maybe happening to the nerve?

What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury?  Something maybe happening to the nerve?

Yes: Yes, something has happened. It could be something mechanical such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in your forearm or neck. The other could be metabolic such as diabetes. If not getting better it's good idea for your doc to see. ...Read more

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