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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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I have had numbness in my left little finger for almost 2 months.. My mother had multiple copies sclerosis. Is there any link? What is could it be?

I have had numbness in my left little finger for almost 2 months.. My mother had multiple copies sclerosis. Is there any link? What is could it be?

Cubital tunnel: I agree that irritation of the ulnar nerve is a much more common cause of numbess of the small finger. The most likely site of compression is at the elbow but other areas could be involved. Typically the pain is worsened by flexion at the elbow, and sometimes the pain noted more at night, even causing waking. ...Read more

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My grandfather made an accident,mild hip fracture, after his proper surgery and treatments now he has a numbness in his left little finger for 20d !!?

My grandfather made an accident,mild hip fracture, after his proper surgery and treatments now he has a numbness in his left little finger for 20d !!?

Pinched ulnar nerve: is probably the cause. Click this --> http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00025 If you want to discuss this shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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I'm having numbness in my little finger on my left hand. What could it be and i'm also a diabetic?

I'm having numbness in my little finger on my left hand. What could it be and i'm also a diabetic?

Neck Vs. Ulnar Nerve: Could be a pinched nerve in your neck and could also be an ulnar nerve neuropathy given your history of diabetes. If this bothers you enough you may consider an emg/ncs study to evaluate this further or even get an MRI of your neck. To evaluate. ...Read more

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The tip of my little finger on my left hand feels numb. I thought it will go away but after 3 days still the numbness is there. What is the cause.

The tip of my little finger on my left hand feels numb.  I thought it will go away but after 3 days still the numbness is there.  What is the cause.

Several causes: The tip of the little finger miss incinerated by the lunar nerve. At the elbow the lunar nerve is relatively shallow and exposed to trauma of various kinds. People call this the crazy bone, but injury to the lunar nerve is what happens. Also the small digital artery that supplies it if damaged can cause numbness, but then often the finger tip is blue, white. If it persists over a week see your doc. ...Read more

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Left an elastic band tight around my little finger for about 4 hours. It was purple and numb. 24 hours after removing band, finger is still numb.

Left an elastic band tight around my little finger for about 4 hours. It was purple and numb. 24 hours after removing band, finger is still numb.

Likely transient pbm: You don't mention that your finger is still purple, and if not, you may recover all function.You likely cut off enough of the nourishment to the digital nerve that there will be a delay in recovery that can last days or might be long term. Use as a learning experience.Cut the blood supply to living tissue and you may lose it. ...Read more