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My fingertips get numb a lot what does that mean?

My fingertips get numb a lot what does that mean?

Circulatory disorder: If you have poor circulation or a neurological condition this can cause numbness. ...Read more

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How to bring more stimulation to numb fingertips?

How to bring more stimulation to numb fingertips?

Depends on cause: If the numbness is due to treatable or reversible cause then treatment can restore the sensations otherwise it may be permanent. ...Read more

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Why does chemotherapy cause numbness on fingertips?

Why does chemotherapy cause numbness on fingertips?

It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually affecting both the toes and the fingers. It is usually progressive and can get worse with each treatment, so you should let your oncologist know about it and decide when to modify your treatment to prevent this problem from worsening. ...Read more

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What would make your fingertip go numb and turn white?

When does it happen?: If it happens when cold it might be raynaud's syndrome a hypersensitivity of blood vessels to cold there are lots of other possibilities too see your pcp so they can get more details and examine you. ...Read more

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My index fingertip is white and numb. What could be wrong?

My index fingertip is white and numb. What could be wrong?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left index fingertip is numb and has been for a day, what could cause that?

Possible neuropathy: Continuous symptoms of numbness is consistent with a compressed nerve maybe at the carpal tunnel of further up your arm to you neck if symptoms persist more than a few days i would advise seeing a hand surgeon or neurologist asap. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my fingertips numb in warm weather?

I'm wondering why are my fingertips numb in warm weather?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. If the numbness persists, see a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more