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Numbness In My Little Finger
Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by use (driving, keyboard use). Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
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
Numbness in my heals on my feet, numbness/tingling in my thumbs and electric shock sensation in my arm. What is it?
Without knowing: Details about you as a patient its tough to give a definitive answer. The first thought that comes to my mind is neuropathy. If you have uncontrolled diabetes, then that would be one possible cause. The treatment would be aggresive blood sugar control and use of medications in the class of neurontin (gabapentin). Nerve compression causing these type of symptoms are a possibility though not as likely.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a bee sting on my arm. I am experiencing arms tingling, arm weakness, arm numbness, arm swelling, finger numbness, finger tingling (quality: in the little finger, in the...
Arm finger pain: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? Lets do 2nd opinion to figure this out. ...Read more
I got this really strong tingling sensation in my index finger and middle finger on my right hand. Is this carpul tunnel?
I hit my hand. Extreme pain and swelling.I can move fingers and thumb.Swelling went down a little. Mostly between thumb & index finger. On top of hand?
Xray time: With the amount of pain and swelling you describe, it sounds to me like you need an xray. Some of your carpal and metacarpal bones, if broken, need to be addressed sooner rather than later to make sure they heal properly. So, you can ice and elevate it now, but i would have it checked out pretty soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having sporadic pain in my left ring finger and the back of my hand between the ring and little finger when using my hand. No swelling.
Experiencing numbness in the outer half of my pinky in my non-dominant (right) hand. Pressing the area just below my finger, palm-side, hurts. Why?
Compression: neuritis- see a physician for an examination. ...Read more
Pain in lower back and up my right arm. Numbness in my right arm tingling in my thumb pointer and middle finger. What do I do?
Pain in Ring and middle Finger on my left hand, it runs down to my palm and back of hand, sometimes my ring finger locks up when i make a fist?
Finger Tip Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome, often linked to extensive typing on a keyboard, is a common condition associated with finger numbness. The carpal tunnel is a tube-like structure located along the palm side of the wrist. The tube holds and protects the main nerve leading to the hand and the associated tendons. Pressure placed on the nerve produces symptoms, such as finger numbness. ...Read more
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