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I had numbness in my right hand and fingers for three days and now it's moved into my left thumb as well. Should I be concerned?

I had numbness in my right hand and fingers for three days and now it's moved into my left thumb as well. Should I be concerned?

While a number of: Possibilities exist by far the most common cause for your symptoms is median neuropathy, or "carpal tunnel syndrome". A quick trip to your doctor for an exam will settle the issue and give you some guidance. ...Read more

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Woke up and my three fingers are numb on my right hand as the day goes on my hole hand is numb and fingers twich. And no I haven't hurt it in anyway?

Woke up and my three fingers are numb on my right hand as the day goes on my hole hand is numb and fingers twich. And no I haven't hurt it in anyway?

Best to see Doctor: If it's not your pillow (s) causing this, or arm positioning over your head, then call your doctor, and have him/her examine, and test you. They can easily do a mini-neuro check on you to measure strength, coordination, and balance of both arms. So don't delay. You will have better peace of mind knowing what can be done, after s/he advises you. ...Read more

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Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Need evaluation: The information you provided is not diagnostic of any of the common disorders. To do a proper evaluation would require a detailed history, physical examination, and may be laboratory and imaging studies. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my middle right hand finger?

I have numbness in my middle right hand finger?

Carpal tunnel: The most common cause of numbness in the middle finger of the hand is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. The middle finger is followed by the index finger, thumb and half of the ring finger. If you also have blanching of the finger along with numbness you may have raynaud's syndrome, a vascular constriction brought on by cold. Wrist position can affect the numbness. ...Read more

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What does numbness in my right hand pointer finger tip mean?

What does numbness in my right hand pointer finger tip mean?

Numbness: Most commonly is a symptom of some nerve issue. Inflammation for example may irritate the nerve in the finger causing a numbness, . similar to the "pins and needles" you get in your legs when the nerves are irritated after sitting for long. If if continues, see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

Many things: The problem could or be anywhere from the spinal cord, to a nerve root to the brachial plexus to a peripheral nerve. A brain problem is less likely since you do not mention a problem with your face. A neurologist can help determine what the problem might be. The cause of this type of symptom is usually not serious, fortunately. ...Read more

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Have numbness in my right hand finger tips for the past 9 months and seems to be getting worse.

Have numbness in my right hand finger tips for the past 9 months and seems to be getting worse.

Numb fingers: This can happen with a pinched nerve in the wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a pinched nerve and the fingers affected are the middle fingers. Ulnar nerve compression will affect 4th and 5th fingers. Radial nerve compression will affect thumb. What other symptoms do you have? Otherwise, think of C-spine compression or axilla compression ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome (pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Numbness on right hand just on mi pinky sometimes on ring finger what could this be?

Ulne nerve issue: Your symptoms are fairly consistent with ulnar nerve entrapment. It is usually caused by repeated pressure of elbow along the 'funny bone' area where the nerve travels along before it reaches the 4th and 5th fingers. Try wearing a elbow pad with a sleeve especially during sleep to see if it helps. If symptoms get worse, then consult your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand. What could be wrong? Thank you.

I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand. What could be wrong? Thank you.

Numbness in hand: May reflect an irritation along specific nerves that are responsible for sensory in those areas. Only a detailed physical examination and /or lab tests, studies can diagnose your particular case. The nerve may be irritated in your wrist as in carpal tunnel, or in your elbow or near your neck as in cervical disc pathologies. Central causes do exist as well as in MS. See your Doctor for guidance. ...Read more

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I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...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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My father who managed to get pricked by a agave weberi plant 4 days ago since he has done this now experiencing numbness between fingers 4 and 5 with slightly up on the right hand and more pain?

My father who managed to get pricked by a agave weberi plant 4 days ago since he has done this now experiencing numbness between fingers 4 and 5 with slightly up on the right hand and more pain?

Go to Doctor: Could be signs of infection. The plant is not poisonous but the prick is a port of entry for possible microorganism. Take him to doctor for examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Continued numbness right hand, thumb and finger beside thumb stays numb and finger has been for months.

Continued numbness right hand, thumb and finger beside thumb stays numb and finger has been for months.

Nerve irritation: Sounds like you have a median nerve irritation, possible carpal tunnel syndrome with the fingers/thumb you are talking about. You need to see a dr. And get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms sound suspicious for ulnar neuropathy...a pinched nerve, typically at the elbow. When you hit your funny bone, you're actually hitting this nerve. It's caused by leaning too much on the elbow or repetitive movement of the elbow. Don't lean on the edge of a table and don't sleep with your arms curled up tightly under your head. Only when severe, surgery may be needed to decompress. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

Carpal tunnel is: Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read more

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I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

Carpal tunnel…?: Most likely, you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be caused by a variety of things, and does not always affect the dominant hand. Try wearing a wrist brace (available over the counter) on your left hand at night for a couple of weeks. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Numbness on my right hand 4 fingers and also a heartburn on everything I eat or drink?

Numbness on my right hand 4 fingers and also a heartburn on everything I eat or drink?

Unrelated: I believe that these symptoms are unrelated. Nerve impingement at the wrist may be causing the numbness. A hand surgeon can evaluate and advise you. Heartburn is first treated by avoiding spicy and oily foods, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, Advil, etc. Taking medication like prilosec or zantac should be effective. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this problem. ...Read more

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I feel severe numbness in my right hand and in my feet fingers could you please suggest me something to make this better?

I feel severe numbness in my right hand and in my feet fingers could you please suggest me something to make this better?

MS related likely: With ms, numbness may come and go and may occur in any part of the body. If this is all on the same side of the body and involves the arm and the leg, fingers and toes, then this could also be a mild "stroke"; indicating a problem on the left side of the brain.
Rec: www. Drmcdougall. Com ; star mcdougallers/deb tasic for how to reduce future problems and help this one also. ...Read more

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Why numbness in thumb, index and middle finger on the right hand during sleep?

Why numbness in thumb, index and middle finger on the right hand during sleep?

Carpal tunnel: You must have your hand folded down sometimes during sleep. If you hold that position for long enough, carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms can result. Wear a wrist brace specifically designed for carpal tunnel when you go to sleep. Be sure it has a firm support like plastic of metal to keep the wrist in good position. Don't get a completely soft wrist brace since that's not adequate. ...Read more

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My right hand has numbness and some swelling in the two smaller fingers and my right elbow is tender. I've been icing the elbow should I emoblize it?

My right hand has numbness and some swelling in the two smaller fingers and my right elbow is tender. I've been icing the elbow should I emoblize it?

Many question though: When and how did this happen? Any injury?
Do you have any associated medical conditions like RA or SLE?
Do you do repeated work using Right hand?
Icing is good. Anti Inflammatory medicine like Advil/Aleve may give you temporary relief.
You may need to get examined in person if continues to get worse. ...Read more

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Numbness n cramping on my right hand n finger since last few yrs can't sleep at night specially it pains a lot the hand becomes rock solid sometimes?

Numbness n cramping on my right hand n finger since last few yrs can't sleep at night specially it pains a lot the hand becomes rock solid sometimes?

NERVE PINCHING: Your description could well be c/w carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve compression at the wrist. However, might wonder about a primary joint problem or even early arthritis, as part of the problem. Get examined, have various tests, maybe an emg. ...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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Last week I got a cut on my fourth finger on right hand. It started to bleed underneath nail. Today I feel numbness and tingling on skin below nail. What is cause?

Last week I got a cut on my fourth finger on right hand. It started to bleed underneath nail. Today I feel numbness and tingling on skin below nail. What is cause?

Subungual hematoma: Blood clot under the nail may expand by incorporating fluid from the surrounding tissue. You symptoms should subside in a few days. If you still have symptoms at two weeks after the incident, see a doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

Nerve injury: You may have suffered injury to the medial nerve which innervates the three digits on the pinky side from recent injury or possible carpel tunnel syndrome. Use Ibuprofen to decrease inflammation or any pain you may have. These usually resolve with time though you have had residual numbness. A nerve conduction study by a neurologist can provide info. OTC Wrist splints can help in carpel tunnel. ...Read more

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For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

Middle finger numb: Median or radial nerve injury is most likely. Recommend Electromyeologram/Nerve Conduction Study be done to help answer question. If positive for nerve injury, need to see good hand surgeon. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers I have had numbness and a pins-and-needles sensation in my right hand and fingers for several weeks now. What kind of doctor should I see?

Numbness in fingers I have had numbness and a pins-and-needles sensation in my right hand and fingers for several weeks now. What kind of doctor should I see?

Numbnesss: 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 types of nerve compression, arthritis, trauma, and a host of other issues including medications you are taking can come in to play. While a hand surgeon may be well versed to care for this, if you have a primary care physician do not leave them out of the loop.

If you r pcp agrees then a hand surgeon or an orthopedic or plastic surgeon who takes care of hand issues can be very helpfulto anyone with numbness or tingling in one hand. ...Read more

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I started getting numbness in index and middle finger on my right hand when ysing pc. Also sharp pain through knuckle joint on left index finger.

Carpel tunnel: The nerves in your hand are being pinched under a small band of ligament type tissue. Its from the typing and maintaining the hand posture required to do so. Start wearing a simple wrist brace see an orthopedic surgeon for a workup if you need to type for job then a simple surgery would resolve this issue
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Medication for ulnar nerve entrapment? Does it cure on its own? Its been 4 days tsince im experiencing numbness in my pinky and ring finger of right hand uptil my elbow

Medication for ulnar nerve entrapment? Does it cure on its own? Its been 4 days tsince im experiencing numbness in my pinky and ring finger of right hand uptil my elbow

Cubital tunnel: Inflammation and compression of the ulnar nerve around the elbow can cause numbness/tingling in the ring and small fingers. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome and is treated with oral/injectable steroids, nsaid's, therapy. It is also important to avoid extreme elbow flexion and pressure on the inside part of the elbow. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for treatment./surgery. ...Read more

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Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Pinched nerve: Prolactinoma being a pituitary gland situation would not cause numbness in a finger. A nerve entrapment such as occurs in carpal tunnel syndrome is the likely cause. ...Read more

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Few days ago right wrist started bothering me at night. It hurts to snap my fingers on right hand and right index finger keeps going numb. Please help?

Few days ago right wrist started bothering me at night. It hurts to snap my fingers on right hand and right index finger keeps going numb. Please help?

Pain, numbness in --: Thumb side of the hand/wrist/fingers would point towards a carpal t syndrome. Other causes could be tendonitis or even RA could have similar symptoms (along with swelling, etc). Use a wrist brace and use it all the time.
If not improving see your pcp or preferably an ortho surgeon to be properly evaluated.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Right hand finger numnes?

Right hand finger numnes?

See doctor: Rule out disease like carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathe, neuropathy and vascular problems. ...Read more

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Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Why dose my pointing fingers on my right hand keep going numb an get tingly?

Neuropathy: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the nerves to be compressed; in addition the nerve could be similarly compromised at the elbow level, the axilla or the spine.
An exam and imaging can help pinpoint the cause.
See your doctor for an assessment and recommendation regarding treatment. ...Read more