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I woke up twice this past week withy fingers tingling numb on right hand. Took a few minutes to go away. I've read it's possibly carpal tunnel?

I woke up twice this past week withy fingers tingling numb on right hand.  Took a few minutes to go away. I've read it's possibly carpal tunnel?

Numbness: This depends on which fingers were numb. If it was the thumb/index/middle fingers then it is likely carpal tunnel(pinching of a nerve in your wrist. If it was the ring and small fingers then it could be cubital tunnel syndrome(pinching of a nerve in your elbow). It is also possible that you could have a pinched nerve in your neck (cervical spine) that caused radiating numbness to your fingers. ...Read more

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Right side face pain, right eye hurts, numb, right hand/finger tingle, very unsteady, little confused. What should I do?

Right side face pain, right eye hurts, numb, right hand/finger tingle, very unsteady, little confused. What should I do?

Call 911: These are the most common signs and symptoms of stroke. A less severe stroke may be more difficult to recognize. Do not wait cal 911. "Time lost is brain lost." ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Pain in left shoulder blade muscle, both hands fingers going numb, tingling. fingers on right hand burning with numbness,pain between middle and ring ?

Common:Carpal tunnel: While carpal tunnel may not be the cause, it is the most common cause of numbness and tingling in the fingers, and may radiate to the shoulder and even neck. If it wakes you at night, usually carpal tunnel. If neck pain, may be central/neck related. Recommend seeing an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome( pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Neuropathy: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the nerves to be compressed; in addition the nerve could be similarly compromised at the elbow level, the axilla or the spine. An exam and imaging can help pinpoint the cause. See your doctor for an assessment and recommendation regarding treatment. ...Read more

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I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...Read more

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The tips of my fingers on my right hand are becoming numb what could be the cause of that?

The tips of my fingers on my right hand are becoming numb what could be the cause of that?

Nerve impingement: Carpal and cubical tunnel are nerve impingement syndromes that affect the hand. First line treatment involves night-time splinting. ...Read more

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I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand. What could be wrong? Thank you.

I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand.  What could be wrong? Thank you.

Numbness in hand: may reflect an irritation along specific nerves that are responsible for sensory in those areas. Only a detailed physical examination and /or lab tests, studies can diagnose your particular case. The nerve may be irritated in your wrist as in carpal tunnel, or in your elbow or near your neck as in cervical disc pathologies. Central causes do exist as well as in MS. See your Doctor for guidance. ...Read more

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