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Numb Index Finger Tip
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
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
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
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
I had a spasm in my rhomboid three weeks ago. the spasm has stopped, but now I have numbness in my index finger. Is this normal or something else?
I don't think: the two condition are related. Consult your doctor to see if your new symptom is a sign of something else. ...Read more
Vasomotor: Sounds more vascular than neurological. A primary medical doctor can order an ultrasound & vascular studies of your arm. Carpal tunnel would not present this way. Rare possibilities are burger's and reynauds, and you might see a rheumatologist to rule these out. Thoracic outlet syndrome could cause these symptoms, but you would also have an aching shoulder discomfort, which you do not mention. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Possible ct syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer