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I am 22 and have had a pain in my little finger right hand its a numb pain but at times throbbing agony?

I am 22 and have had a pain in my little finger right hand its a numb pain but at times throbbing agony?

Injury: How long have you had this and have you injured finger recently (which of course could explain symptoms). Is it cold or warm to touch? Without injury, this might be something else which is vascular or neurological. ...Read more

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On my right hand my little finger and ring finger are numb and tingle a lots what could this be should I be alarmed?

On my right hand my little finger and ring finger are numb and tingle a lots what could this be should I be alarmed?

Nerve compression: Sounds like your ulnar nerve may be compressed at your wrist. This can be caused by certain repetitive movements like prolonged computer use, texting, video games and others. Try wrist splints at night, but if stays numb all the time and not better with use of the wrist splints, need to see an orthopedist, preferably one who works lots with hands and/or things like carpal tunnel problems. ...Read more

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What nerve could be causing numbness in right hand ring finger on the little finger side from mid tip to first joint?

What nerve could be causing numbness in right hand ring finger on the little finger side from mid tip to first joint?

Possible : It is possibly your ulnar nerve. This can get compressed at the elbow so if you tend to lean on your elbow pay attention to not doing that for awhlie and see if it helps. If you sleep with your elbow bent it can also cause this sensation in the am. And if you ride a bike or otherwise put pressure on your hands that can pinch the nerve in your hand. ...Read more

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Spot on little finger of right hand that wont heal and keeps bleeding?

Spot on little finger of right hand that wont heal and keeps bleeding?

NonHealing Wound: Although most wounds are benign, and slow healing may be caused by repeated trauma in areas like the hand, it is always advisable to have non-healing wounds evaluated by your doctor to rule out the possibility of more concerning reasons for persistent wounds. ...Read more

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I'm having numbness in my little finger on my left hand. What could it be and i'm also a diabetic?

I'm having numbness in my little finger on my left hand. What could it be and i'm also a diabetic?

Neck Vs. Ulnar Nerve: Could be a pinched nerve in your neck and could also be an ulnar nerve neuropathy given your history of diabetes. If this bothers you enough you may consider an emg/ncs study to evaluate this further or even get an MRI of your neck. To evaluate. ...Read more

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Hi I have been feeling numbness in both the little and third finger of my right hand for the past 18 hours..Any idea why?

Hi I have been feeling numbness in both the little and third finger of my right hand for the past 18 hours..Any idea why?

Ulnar compression: You may have injured the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" nerve). It can be from trauma, infection, or just sleeping on it wrong. Most common of late: keyboard use with improper position--note how the edge of the table would press on the forearms. Change position, see your doc if it continues. ...Read more

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Randomly it would seem my little finger and down the outer edge of the palm of my hand will become numb, what would cause this?

See below: The description you give is consistent with the sensory distribution of the ulnar nerve. This nerve runs from your neck, around you elbow and to the little finger. The numbness could be cause by compression of this nerve any where along its distribution. Talk to your doctor the next time you see them about possible causes or treatments. ...Read more