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Numbness In Index And Middle Finger
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.
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
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
I have numbness in my thumb, index finger and middle finger with pain up my forearm and into my shoulder on my right side for about 2 days now?
I have numbness index middle ring fingers pain in shoulder wrist and neck developed a lump under my right arm constant sense of discomfort.?
Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb.?
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On and off head numbness past few days and 1 occurrence of right thumb paralysis temporarily whilst weakness in index and middle finger causes?
Head numbness?: The differential includes cerebral vasospasm, TIA due to hypotrension or cardiac arrhythmia with a fixed stenotic lesion, acephalgic migraine and focal seizure. Focal seizure is less likely because of the absence of initial "positive symptoms" (Parasthesias) If the head numbness and hand symptoms are unrelated think CTS. If deficits last 24 hours or greater think MS or ICS (not quite MS) ...Read more
What would cause a severr headache, with numbness in my lips and right tumb, index and middle finger as well as feeking like I am going to vomit?
With the symptoms you list you must go right now to the nearest Emergency facility. Have a family member or friend take you!
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more
Index and middle finger numb. Emg normal. Tricep painful when I push betwen tricep and bicep have numbness from there down arm to fingers.?
Could be C7 nerve: Tricep pain and pain in the index/middle fingers follow the C7 nerve and the EMG may have been performed too early to detect the problem. You should still have your dr. Get an MRI and look for C7 nerve root problems. If the MRI is negative but the pain persists, you may need a myelogram with post-myelogram ct of the cervical spine to look for abnormalities. A neurosurgeon should be able to help. ...Read more
I have been having numbness in my right foot middle toe and the top of my left hand middle finger and index just the top is numb, why?
Numb finger: There are many many causes of a numbness, caused by a nerve being compromised....Pressure from habitually holding an object in one way, or on the nerve farther away, from cysts or spurs. Some disease like diabetes and thyroid disorders can predispose to nerves being injured the duration depends on the cause. Consult a neurologist. Here is a good discussion: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/enc. ...Read more
Could be your neck: A bulging disc in your neck could be pinching the nerve to your finger. When numbness and pain strike the same area, the problem is often more central. This can be checked with an EMG (looks at the nerve conduction) and possibly fixed with surgery. There are lots of causes, though, and this can be very serious so get it checked out right away! ...Read more
Past 2-3 weeks, I have had pain in base of index finger/knuckle when moved, wrist pain and cracking, and general numbness in my hand, comes and goes?
Finger pain at the: Base can be from swelling from a trigger finger or something similar, occasionally that finger may also feel tingly. There are many things I can make the wrist crack pop and feel painful including tendinitis and joint irritation, numbness can be from nerve compression at the wrist or forearm, it sounds as though you need a detailed examination and someone like a hand surgeon may be worthwhile. ...Read more
Numbness over dorsum of left hand; over thumb and area below index, middle and ring fingers down to wrist- 1 day. No pain, non progressive, unilateral
I have had numbness and tingling in left thumb and index finger for 5 weeks now. It sometimes aches in the hand and up to the underarm what is it?
Pinched nerve: You are experiencing nerve irritation called radiculopathy. Most commonly, one of the nerves coming off of your spinal cord in your neck is getting pinched or irritated for some reason. You definitely need to be evaluated in person. Waiting too long could lead to permanent weakness in the hand. Treatment could be as easy as an Rx, but you might need an MRI. Please see a doc. ...Read more
Could cervical issues cause extreme hand pain without arm pain. Only slight numbness, pain in palm, index finger knuckle, starting in other hand too?
Carpal tunnel?: The median nerve controls the feeling to the thumb, index, middle and thumb side of the ring finger. Pressure on this nerve, usually at the wrist can cause numbness in any or all of these fingers. You can try some anti-inflammatory medication and/or sleep in wrist splints. If this does not help, get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
What would cause me to loose feeling in my thumb, index and middle finger on my left hand? I woke up and they were numb this morning and still are.
Nerve issue: This sounds like a nerve issue. Either it was positional when you or sleeping, and it is likely the same nerve, median, that carpal tunnel can affect, or a nerve from your neck or shoulder coming down. Typically this does resolve over time. I would recommend an evaluation if it does not. ...Read more
I hurt my tricep, elbow. Index and middle finger numb. Index finger purp under nail. What should I do? Seen doc nerve test monday. Any other suggestio?
I had a pinched nerve from my neck behind my shoulder blade all the way down to my fingers. My pain has subsided although my thumb index finger and middle finger are still numb in my left are. Please help. I need the sensation back. What can I do?
My 8 year old daughter broke left forearm 4 months ago. Now her index finger and middle finger still feel numb, and thumb can't do active abduction. Doctor says wait for nerve to recover. Should we?
Second opinion: The answer given to you may be correct. Can not say without more knowledge of her injury (specifics). There is no harm in seeking a second opinion from a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Take the records and films with you. ...Read more
Finger Tip Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome, often linked to extensive typing on a keyboard, is a common condition associated with finger numbness. The carpal tunnel is a tube-like structure located along the palm side of the wrist. The tube holds and protects the main nerve leading to the hand and the associated tendons. Pressure placed on the nerve produces symptoms, such as finger numbness. ...Read more
Numbness in my left middle finger, but only the tip of it? I don't type for a living and I don't use it repetitively.
Carpal tunnel? `:
If the symptoms persist, I would suggest an
exam by an orthopedist,
you may either have a pinched nerve in your
neck (cervical radiculopathy) or in you hand
such as carpal tunnel syndrome
an exam and possibly an ncv study will help
to evaluate the etiology for the symptoms. ...Read more
My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health
there's two broad categories of numbness.
sick nerves like from diabetes, thyroid, etc. Affects multiple areas, and the tips of longest nerves.
Pinched nerves hit ONE area and go outward from the injury.
You describe two different things. REALLY sick nerves could be... and stron reason for check up ...Read more
Dizzy and white fing: May have RAynaud's syndrome. Lets chat to figure it out. ...Read more
See a neurologist: You seem to have 2 separate issues but both can be handled by neurologist. ...Read more
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?
Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by use (driving, keyboard use). Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
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