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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

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I wonder know why my index finger keep getting numb?

I wonder know why my index finger keep getting numb?

Carpal tunnel : Pressure on a nerve can cause numbness in the fingers. The index finger often is involved in carpal tunnel syndrome, a nerve compression in the wrist. Other nerve compressions need to be ruled out. At your age, vascular disease is less likely, unless you have a nedical condition predisposing. ...Read more

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Please explain why is my index finger tip white and numb?

Please explain why is my index finger tip white and numb?

Possible Raynaud: In this condition the fingers can turn white and feel numb but generally in response to cold temperature but usually it should affect all the fingers. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Nerve irritation: These symptom are simular to carpel tunnel but when they involve the index finer are more likely to be the radial or ulnar nerve and while you feel it in your finger the problem could actually be in your elbow. Try resting it for a few weeks if no relief you will likely need steroids, anti-inflamatory and physical therapy and if no improvement a nerve test called an "emg". ...Read more

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I slammed my right index finger in a cardoor 4months ago it is stiill numb and extremely painful. Im curious as to what could be wrong with it?

I slammed my right index finger in a cardoor 4months ago it is stiill numb and extremely painful. Im curious as to what could be wrong with it?

Local neuralgia: It is likely you traumatized a sensory nerve local to the crush injury. Most of the time this will improve slowly. Over months the pain may/may not recede; the numbness may/may not resolve. If there is no bone problem, either wait out the symptoms or ask your doctor for medication that can reduce neuralgic pain. (this may reduce your discomfort, but it will not bring back normal sensation.). ...Read more

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Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

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 more

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What could cause numbness in left index finger tip on the inner side of that finger? No other symptoms woke up with it like that.

What could cause numbness in left index finger tip on the inner side of that finger? No other symptoms woke up with it like that.

Pinched nerve: During sleep many times due to position if limbs, there could be extra pressure at nerves to cause a variety of symptoms including tingling and numbness. Make sure you sleep on a firm mattress with soft pillows and change positions frequently to avoid constant pressure. If numbers or tingling spread to other areas, get yourself checked by your primary for some tests, as indicated. Feel better ...Read more

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My right index finger went numb for no reason. What should I do?

My right index finger went numb for no reason. What should I do?

Medical examination: A medical history and examination is warranted. Given this exam one may be reassured, treated or sent on to a hand specialist. ...Read more