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Can a herniated disc cause pain/numbness/tingling feeling in first 3 fingers?

Can a herniated disc cause pain/numbness/tingling feeling in first 3 fingers?

If U mean the-: -thumb, index & middle finger. & the symptoms R all in the hand, a more likely cause @ 17 is carpal tunnel. Get in 2 C a fellowship trained hand surgeon. If not 1 near by, C an orthopedic surgeon. Read more

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My wife had pain on her left shoulder region about a week ago but since three days ago she began feeling numbness which radiates to the fingers.

My wife had pain on her left shoulder region about a week ago but since three days ago she began feeling numbness which radiates to the fingers.

4 women, have heart: Checked, as any pre-heart attack syndrome doesn't present the same way it does in men. It's milder, and can appear as jaw pain, hair or face pain, and numbness of shoulder, arm, going to fingers as described. Contact your PCP righ away, or go to ER if it's happening now or urgent care, and get an EKG, BP again vitals, and monitor carefully! Check BP now. Don't delay! Read more

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I hit the back of my hand yesterday and immediately had numbness, today same thing. It's right between my first and middle finger. What could this be?

I hit the back of my hand yesterday and immediately had numbness, today same thing. It's right between my first and middle finger. What could this be?

Neuropraxia: This is like a whiplash of the nerves in the hand/wrist region. Hopefully, this will gradually decrease and go away. You can ice the hand to eliminate any swelling that may be present. Read more

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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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Recent MRSA in knuckle of first finger. Treated, but now I'm left with tingling/numbness in the majority of that arm at times. Any suggestions?

Recent MRSA in knuckle of first finger. Treated, but now I'm left with tingling/numbness in the majority of that arm at times. Any suggestions?

Needs further eval: I'm sorry this is happening to you. You need your arm evaluated because it's unclear if the MRSA knuckle infection is related to the numbness in your arm. I see that you had a right shoulder reconstruction- are your symptoms occurring in the same arm? If so, that would be more of a reason to have your affected arm evaluated by your doctor. 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 feel numbness in my arm. At first it was my fingertips than the whole finger than my hand than arm. My wrist hurts. It hurts when I write etc.

I feel numbness in my arm. At first it was my fingertips than the whole finger than my hand than arm. My wrist hurts. It hurts when I write etc.

How long?: There are a variety of conditions that can cause this, but if this condition persists for more than a couple days, it is best to see a physician so that can do a complete physical exam, along with neuromusculoskeletal evaluation. 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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Hello doctor, I would Like to report numbness in my pinkie and ring finger with ache in the under arm, wrist included. It is the first time.?

Hello doctor, I would Like to report numbness in my pinkie and ring finger with ache in the under arm, wrist included. It is the first time.?

NMS but: YOu might have what we call carpel tunnel syndrome (often from repetitive injury such as typing on the keyboard excessively etc). The pain is then radiating to the elbow and shoulder in a condition known as hand-shoulder syndrome. See orthopedist but try to reposition your wrist position and minimize typing for now. A wrist splint may help. Read more

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First tingling hands&feet about a week (now only here and there)than dry flacky skin including face (up arm/leg to)month later numbness now 2 days, small red painless spot under skin finger print area?

Schedule a visit: You need to set up an office visit with your doctor. There are too many possibilities that need to be excluded. I would not be surprised if lab work is indicated. Read more

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Why do my first two fingers go numb?

Why do my first two fingers go numb?

Median nerve: At your age ct syndrome is more likely. For proper diagnosis see a neurologist. Read more

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My first finger goes to sleep when it gets cold half of it feels so numb it hurts?

My first finger goes to sleep when it gets cold half of it feels so numb it hurts?

VASCULAR VRS NERVE: Could wonder about carpal tunnel syndrome, but maybe a cold reaction secondary to raynaud's phenomenon. Have your primary doctor check it out, as this may be quite benign and easily handled. Read more

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My finger has turned blue and started to go numb from the first joint what has happened? It swelled a bit.

My finger has turned blue and started to go numb from the first joint what has happened? It swelled a bit.

Go to ER: Any chance you have atrial fibrillation? Should get checked to be sure is not a clot problem requiring intervention. Read more

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Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Why is my thumb first and middle finger numb in the mornings?

Carpal Tunnel: Pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and night pain are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. It can increase with progressive pregnancies.

http://www. Centraljerseyhand. Com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome. Htm. Read more

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I shut my pinky finger in the car door. It is three days later and it is still numb and swollen. Could it be broken?

I shut my pinky finger in the car door. It is three days later and it is still numb and swollen. Could it be broken?

Possibly.: But the treatment will still the same, which is splinting it to the ring finger or with a dedicated finger splint. Numbness is concerning though, best to see your doctor if it persists. Read more

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My entire left arm all the way to my fingers has been numb for three days, why?

My entire left arm all the way to my fingers has been numb for three days, why?

Hard to know: More information is needed to cover all possibilities. Perhaps most likely is a nerve entrapment. Other common issues are vascular flow or medication side effects. A reason to seek emergent care would be noticeable discoloration anywhere and particularly at the tips of the fingers. Schedule an appointment for an exam. Read more

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Both of my hands have been going numb my fingers as well for three weeks and ots very painful. Help?

Both of my hands have been going numb my fingers as well for three weeks and ots very painful. Help?

Talk to MD: Somehow your nerves supplying the arms are being compromised. I would talk to a neurologist or neurosurgeon to evaluate your diagnosis and options. Read more

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