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Numbness In Middle Fingertip
I have numbness in my left middle fingertip , and I have pain in my left arm.Emg test are normal, i wanted to know what ese can be the problem?
EMG: How long have you had the numbness. Did you have both an EMG and nerve conduction studies. When was the EMG and nerve conduction studies completed in relation to onset of symptoms. Do you have the actual results of the EMG with you or just "it was normal?" in certain situations, if the EMG and nerve conduction studies are done too soon, they will come back normal. ...Read more
It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually affecting both the toes and the fingers. It is usually progressive and can get worse with each treatment, so you should let your oncologist know about it and decide when to modify your treatment to prevent this problem from worsening. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: The most common cause of tingling in the fingers is a pinched nerve and this can come from carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist cubital tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the elbow or a cervical radiculopathy which is a pinched nerve at the neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation( numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?
Fingertip goes numb. It usually goes away that day. My finger has been numb for a week now. Why won't the numbness go away?
I've got severe numbness and burning in my arms from my shoulders to my fingertips? What should I do?
I have frequent numbness in my fingertips (most severe in pinky of right hand). Is this the sign of something serious or is it just due to cold?
Numbness: This symptom may be due to a nerve impingement in the wrist by thickened ligaments( caused by prolonged computer usage). Another possibility is vasospasm upon cold exposure as seen in Raynaud's syndrome. If associated tingling occurs, deficiencies of calcium,magnesium and potassium are possibilities. See your physician or a hand surgeon for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
Last couple days both hands have felt tingling sensations , no pain or numbness, at fingertip location. What could be the main reason (s)? Thanks
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