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Numbness In Fingers In Morning
What could be the reason I have pain and numbness in fingers every morning? I don't have arthritis as far as i know.
CTS: This could be carpal tunnel syndrone (entrapment nerve injury to the median nerve as it enters the palm). Static wrist splint, nsaid, physical therapy can help. If symptoms persist then an emg/ncs is recommended to confirm diagnosis (or rule it out) to guide possible steroid injection, oral med use or surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extreme pain at side of my post neck during or after sleep.transient finger numbness in morning for 20min.hnp can cause such? Anything other than hnp?
Muscular, carpal tun: This may be a significant muscular problem related to your neck position during sleep. Experiment with pillow. Could also be a bit of irritation of nerves in the neck without true hnp. Also, carpal tunnel synd often causes upper extremity pain and tingling/numbness at night. Try a Velcro wrist brace when you sleep ...Read more
Ulnar nerve: A numb little finger is usually due to compression of the ulnar nerve. The most common place to compress it is at the elbow, sometimes by sleeping one your back with the elbow bent and the "funny bone" part of the elbow pressing against the bed. Another place to compress is at the wrist--usually by bending the wrist. If you sleep with your elbow bent a lot, there are ways to prevent that. ...Read more
Depends which digits: If digits 4 and 5, could be ulnar, if digits 1and 2, could be median or neck level 6, if digits 2 and 3, maybe neck level 7. See your doc, get examined and diagnosed. ...Read more
Good morning to all doctors my mom is 51 years old and she said that she has numbness in fingers on both hands what does this mean?
Several possibilitie: Numbness indicates nerve irritation or injury. This can be belated to a narrowing in the cervical spine known as stenosis. Carpal tunnel and ulnar neuropathy can also cause numbness. It can often be determined by testing called nerve conduction study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the numbness in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosis: You have to find out why it is happening. It can be from some general medical problem or from something mechanical such as resting on your funny bone, a carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in your neck. You can't treat it until you have a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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