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Numbness In Left Thumb
I started feeling numbness in my left thumb 4 weeks ago. Now I feel numbness + pain in my left thumb, 1st & 2nd fingers too. What could be wrong?
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 moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Pain+numbness upper left foot also left thumb.Movement feels like something may snap.Toching feels like the skin is chapped.
See a doctor: You have multiple medical conditions and medications that could cause a number of different side effects or new conditions. please see a doctor as this will take a thorough exam and history to adress ...Read more
My upper left back hurts for six months, and now I have buzzing in my thumb/forefinger and numbness in my ring/pinkie. Scared.?
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more
I have a numbness in my left pinky finger while i also have a twitch in my left thumb, what is this?
My wife has numbness in her left foot, and some pain on her right thumb when something touches it and no strength to use it! what can the be?
Two problems: These are likely not related. The foot numbness may be due to neuropathy, or a pinched nerve. For the thumb pain, sounds like it may be arthritis. Where in the thumb is the pain? Is it painful to touch all over or over a specific area? Loss of strength can be related to joint pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numbness in my middle upper back and pain and numbness goes down each arm and ends in my forefingers and thumbs mostly. Extreme pain on top left arm?
Not normal: could be several things and you really should have this evaluated by your doctor ...Read more
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?
Was doing overhead weighted squats, during my left hands thumb and forarm went numb. Its been 5 hours since my workout and the numbness continues
Pressure on nerves.: If, at any time, the weights rested on your upper back and shoulder area,(or simply pulled really hard on them), they could put enough pressure on the nerves that pass from your neck through your upper and into you forearm and thumb to cause these symptoms. They resolve on their own UNLESS the injury is repetitive. A trainer needs to check your technique to be sure it's correct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pinky in my left hand has been swollen for more than 3 weeks and I also have numbness between my index fingerand thumb as well as on my right hand. What should I do?
Dropped a can on upper knuckle of left thumb. Pain & numbness on side of knuckle, limited mobility& swelling between index & thumb. Is it fractured?
Only x-ray can tell: If this just occurred, then it's reasonable to give this a couple of days of observation, rest, icing and possibly anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen. Only an x-ray can answer the question of whether a fracture is present or not. A contusion/bruise can certainly look like this. ...Read more
I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?
Carpal tunnel…?: Most likely, you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be caused by a variety of things, and does not always affect the dominant hand. Try wearing a wrist brace (available over the counter) on your left hand at night for a couple of weeks. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have sharp pains shooting from left wrist through my thumb, pinky, and ring finger, and pain shooting up to my elbow. No numbness or tingling.
It : It is hard to fully understand your description of symptoms such as these without further information regarding the diagnosis given thus far but there are several nerve related problems that can turn on or turn up the signal in nerves giving pain and discomfort. Tendinitis, fracture injury, ligament injury it sounds like you should get evaluated. ...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
Radial sensory nerve: Dorsal radial sensory nerve supplies that area could be too tight a watch or bracelet causing pressure on the sensory branch at the wrist level. Could also be a traumatic blow to that area, usually neuroapraxic injury(bruising) that will respond to rest and time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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