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Numb Pinky Fingers
Cough that lasted more than two months, shortness of breath especially while laying down and a constantly numb pinky finger, what could that be?
Concerning: Young female has had chronic cough, shortness of breath, and ulnar parasthesias. These symptoms suggest a lung lesion, and an examination is advised sooner than later. A lung apical mass can arouse these symptoms; including brachial plexus neural impingement with ulnar nerve involvement. ...Read more
I had nerve conduction studies done, due to tingling numb ring and pinky fingers. What is an ulnar lesion at elbow please? And is it permanent?
Ulnar neuropathy: Ulnar neuropathy is a nerve problem affecting the ulnar nerve at the elbow, typically caused by compression, entrapment, or trauma. It is the second most commonly pinched nerve in the body (after carpal tunnel in the wrist). It is treatable with strategies to protect the nerve (avoid prolonged elbow bend, pressure on elbow), therapy, a splint or brace, and surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severe arm pain from neck to fore arm, numb fingers from pinky to middle.MRI shows only small herniation at C6-C7.Cant lift arm anymore.Neck and arm?
Probably ulnar nerve: The small finger's feeling is provided by the ulnar nerve. If this nerve is pinched, it will cause numbness in the small finger, and the side of the ring finger closest to the small finger. The most common place this nerve is pinched is the elbow, and symptoms are worse when leaning on the elbow or keeping the elbow bent. The nerve can also be pinched at the wrist, or the neck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ulnar nerve: Numbness of the the ring and little fingers is usually the result of compression of the ulnar nerve somewhere along the arm and usually at the elbow. It is called cubital tunnel syndrome not to be confused with carpal tunnel syndrome. It can also be the result of a herniated disc in the neck. An nerve test is used to localize the cause and help determine treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinky finger still feels numb. It was very very cold outside. Took bus right afterwards so my fingers got squished - holding upper handle. What to do?
Wait for 1 week: If symptoms do not start to improve, see a neurologist. ...Read more
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