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Doctor insights on: Numbness In Left Hand Pinky

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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Numbness left hand middle to pinky. Bone spurs in neck and ddd in lower back.

Numbness left hand middle to pinky. Bone spurs in neck and ddd in lower back.

Unclear: Numbness in hand from middle to pinky suggests ulnar nerve impingement. If bone spurs were related pattern would usually be different from this. However, a C8 root syndrome might produce this pattern. Try to draw a line around the area of numbness (including all parts that are numb - hand and arm). Show to doctor. EMG/NCV study could be helpful. ...Read more

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Numb fingers left hand pinky and ring it has been almost 2 weeks now. At night my elbow becomes sore and the numbness gets worse. ?

Numb fingers left hand pinky and ring it has been almost 2 weeks now.  At night my elbow becomes sore and the numbness gets worse.  ?

Let me explain: There one main reason for that, pinched nerve at the elbow from the inside or pinched nerve at the neck level. Since you have pain in the elbow i think the problem at the elbow level. Go and check it out. ...Read more

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Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an underlying symtom of something?

Can cervical neck pain and lower back pain symptoms along with numbness in ring and pinky finger on left hand, be an    underlying symtom of something?

Cubital tunnel: Entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (funny bone) is common. Usually aggravated with bending of elbow: while sleeping, working at desk, driving a car, all of which we tend to flex the elbow and create increased tension on the ulnar nerve. Try sleeping with straight arms, avoid postures that flex the arms during the day. You're awfully young for neck probs, but possible. ...Read more

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Can numbness in left hand be a sign of mild stroke?

Can numbness in left hand be a sign of mild stroke?

Unlikely: Most commonly, focal hand numbness is due to carpal tunnel syndrome, or even ulnar nerve cubital tunnel issues. Isolated hand numbness would be a rather unusual sign of stroke. ...Read more

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Sudden numbness in left hand, but i've been taking ibupropane?

Sudden numbness in left hand, but i've been taking ibupropane?

Ibuprofen?: Ibuprofen if thats it is an anti-inflammatory that is not typically associated with this there can be many causes from simle nerve compression to a more seriuos nueurological issue to referd symptoms form internal issues, see a health care provider. ...Read more

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I have pain at random places in left hand since month now. I feel slight numbness in left hand and left leg. Age 30 male. No medical problems history.

I have pain at random places in left hand since month now. I feel slight numbness in left hand and left leg. Age 30 male. No medical problems history.

See neurologist now: There are many possible explanations for pain and numbness: listen to your body's message. Extrinsic causes, such as certain activities, would usually not cause both L hand & leg numbness & L hand pain. Intrinsic causes, i.e. health problems, might include any number of neurological, even vascular, problems. Hand Pain that moves around suggests irritation to branches of many major nerves. See m.d ...Read more