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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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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

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Left index finger numb been this way for 3 weeks and wont go away

Left index finger numb been this way for 3 weeks and wont go away

There : There are a wide variety of reasons for numbness, from carpal tunnel syndrome, to traumas causing neuropraxia. More information is needed for a proper suggestion on how to deal with your complain. Contact a hand surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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Why would right index finger be swollen and numb yet still have color?

Why would right index finger be swollen and numb yet still have color?

Possible Infection: A finger that is swollen and numb should be urgently evaluated in-person by a clinician for evidence of infection. An infected finger would typically present as warm and swollen, and because of increased pressure from the swelling, possibly have less sensation. Suggest removing any rings on the affected finger and an in-person clinical evaluation at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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I was hit on my right index finger with a football this morning. It is still numb?

I was hit on my right index finger with a football this morning. It is still numb?

Probably jammed it: Same thing as a sprain. Think of a sprained ankle. Any movable joint is subject to being sprained if you bend it too far. Get a finger cot at pharmacy if it doesn't look too bad. As swelling goes down the numbness will resolve too. ...Read more

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How can i numb my finger at home in order to remove a piece of glass from the index finger?

If it is deeply: embedded - you wish to have this done by a medical provider. When was your last tetanus shot? I don't know of a good way to numb the finger with home supplies if there is any depth to the glass shard. Good luck. ...Read more

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My left index finger is numb throughout the morning and turns black! what could be causing this?

My left index finger is numb throughout the morning and turns black! what could be causing this?

Vascular disease: Numbness in the hands is most often nerve issues in your age group. However, if there is actual discoloration then a vascular cause is more likely. You may need a duplex exam to assess your blood flow and ensure a blood clot is not causing this. ...Read more

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I have numbness in the tip of my right index finger. Started two days ago, I haven't injured it in anyway. its just totally numb.?

Numbness: you probably bruised the superficial nerve to the tip of the finger and this can be done without you recognizing it. It should gradually return to normal ...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