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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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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome( pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my middle right hand finger?

I have numbness in my middle right hand finger?

Carpal tunnel : The most common cause of numbness in the middle finger of the hand is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. The middle finger is followed by the index finger, thumb and half of the ring finger. If you also have blanching of the finger along with numbness you may have raynaud's syndrome, a vascular constriction brought on by cold. Wrist position can affect the numbness. ...Read more

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I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms sound suspicious for ulnar neuropathy...a pinched nerve, typically at the elbow. When you hit your funny bone, you're actually hitting this nerve. It's caused by leaning too much on the elbow or repetitive movement of the elbow. Don't lean on the edge of a table and don't sleep with your arms curled up tightly under your head. Only when severe, surgery may be needed to decompress. ...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: Numbness in the thumb, index, and middle finger are classic signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. If this does not improve within 1-2 weeks, see your physician to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why numbness in thumb, index and middle finger on the right hand during sleep ?

Why numbness in thumb, index and middle finger on the right hand during sleep ?

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

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For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

Nerve injury: You may have suffered injury to the medial nerve which innervates the three digits on the pinky side from recent injury or possible carpel tunnel syndrome.Use Ibuprofen to decrease inflammation or any pain you may have. These usually resolve with time though you have had residual numbness. A nerve conduction study by a neurologist can provide info. OTC Wrist splints can help in carpel tunnel. ...Read more

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For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

 For 4 months now my middle finger of right hand has been total numbness/pain due to golf injury of forearm. No anti-infl/cortisone helped. Any idea??

Middle finger numb: Median or radial nerve injury is most likely. Recommend Electromyeologram/Nerve Conduction Study be done to help answer question. If positive for nerve injury, need to see good hand surgeon. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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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.

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.

Carpel tunnel: 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 ...Read more

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Numbness on right hand just on mi pinky sometimes on ring finger what could this be?

Ulne nerve issue: Your symptoms are fairly consistent with ulnar nerve entrapment. It is usually caused by repeated pressure of elbow along the 'funny bone' area where the nerve travels along before it reaches the 4th and 5th fingers. Try wearing a elbow pad with a sleeve especially during sleep to see if it helps. If symptoms get worse, then consult your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand. What could be wrong? Thank you.

I always experience numbness in my fingers on my right hand.  What could be wrong? Thank you.

Numbness in hand: may reflect an irritation along specific nerves that are responsible for sensory in those areas. Only a detailed physical examination and /or lab tests, studies can diagnose your particular case. The nerve may be irritated in your wrist as in carpal tunnel, or in your elbow or near your neck as in cervical disc pathologies. Central causes do exist as well as in MS. See your Doctor for guidance. ...Read more

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What does numbness in my right hand pointer finger tip mean?

Numbness: most commonly is a symptom of some nerve issue. Inflammation for example may irritate the nerve in the finger causing a numbness,..similar to the "pins and needles" you get in your legs when the nerves are irritated after sitting for long. If if continues, see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

What could be the cause for numbness in my right hand from shoulders to fingers?

Many things: The problem could or be anywhere from the spinal cord, to a nerve root to the brachial plexus to a peripheral nerve. A brain problem is less likely since you do not mention a problem with your face. A neurologist can help determine what the problem might be. The cause of this type of symptom is usually not serious, fortunately. ...Read more

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Have numbness in my right hand finger tips for the past 9 months and seems to be getting worse.

Have numbness in my right hand finger tips for the past 9 months and seems to be getting worse.

Numb fingers: This can happen with a pinched nerve in the wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a pinched nerve and the fingers affected are the middle fingers. Ulnar nerve compression will affect 4th and 5th fingers. Radial nerve compression will affect thumb. What other symptoms do you have? Otherwise, think of C-spine compression or axilla compression ...Read more

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I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

I got numbness in my right hand tail finger (pinky finger), is this serious?!

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...Read more