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Husband is 29 and haemophiliac,suffers with arthritis in both ankles, started with a Numb index finger and big toe on left side, still pink in colour?

Husband is 29 and haemophiliac,suffers with arthritis in both ankles, started with a Numb index finger and big toe on left side, still pink in colour?

See details: Significant arthritis is not uncommon in patients with hemophilia. A rheumatologist is best equipped to determine the cause and proper treatment. See one. The numbness may or may not be a separate issue. ...Read more

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I woke at 4am with the tip of my right index finger numb, 7 hrs later, no different. Seems the inside (next to middle) is worse than outside?

I woke at 4am with the tip of my right index finger numb, 7 hrs later, no different. Seems the inside (next to middle) is worse than outside?

Median nerve: It is the median nerve that supplies tip of the index finger. Median nerve must be getting compressed or damaged somewhere from your neck, shoulder, elbow or wrist. Did you have a recent injury to your wrist or arm? Anything compress your elbow? Any shoulder or neck injury ? You said you woke up that way, did you sleep in an unusual position? ...Read more

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My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm.Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles.why please?

My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm.Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles.why please?

Does Julie: Have trouble with her neck? This type of problem is oft associated with a pinched nerve root in the cervical spine (neck). Of course there are other explanations as well, but this is the first thing that comes to mind. A series of plain x rays, a history and a physical exam, along with a neurological assessment should illuminate the problem. See a family doctor or internist to start the evaluation ...Read more

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Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

NCV/EMG : Usually an NCV/EMG is done. It is not a structural test like an MRI, but rather checks the nerves themselves. It can help distinguish between a problem coming from the spine, the arms themselves ( such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes), or more of a neurological condition such as in a neuropathy. ...Read more