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Numbness In Pointer Finger And Thumb
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
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?
Tingling and numb feeling in my right pointer finger and thumb, when I look up or around it feels like I'm pulling something in my arm.
This may be a sign : Of nerve irritation or pinching in the neck or cervical region due to a number of causes with the most frequent being degenerative changes leading to the narrowing of an exiting nerve tunnel known as a Neuroforamen leading to some nerve compression or due to a disc herniation or both. There are other possible causes as well. If symptoms progress or are troubling you, see your physician. ...Read more
I'm type 2 a my fingers are numb my fingers on my left side are numb it's my thumb my pointer a my middle ones
Call your Surgeon!: Call your surgeon for evaluation and more information. ...Read more
I lit a batch of firecrackers and the fuse burnt my thumb and pointer finger and it was chared I have no feeling in the burnt part. What should I do?
A little: Depending on the procedure some numbness can occur secondary to swelling and traction on the tissues. If you had a nerve block, this might also be a factor. In any case, you should contact your surgeon — they will want to know and they can tell you whether this is "normal" for the type of procedure that you had. ...Read more
I got a small but somewhat deep cut on the webbing between my thumb and pointer finger and my hand is kinda numb and I can't move my fingers very well?
Damaged hand: You seem to have damaged the nerves and tendons in your hand. I would see a hand orthopedist ASAP. He may have to do some tendon transplants depending upon the extent of the damage that you have sustained. You can check out HSS in NYC or Columbia. ...Read more
I had carpal tunnel surgery two months ago. My thumb, pointer and middle finger are numb. They were not before the surgery. Normal?
May want to discuss: With your surgeon. The numbness should nothave gotten worse at two months and you may be having some scarring/adhesion issues or increased edema causing further compression on median nerve. While some of this can be expected post surgically, it should be getting better. With cts surgery, though, it's not uncommon to have a long healing process, even up to six months, that's if the surgery worked. ...Read more
The tips of my pointer and middle fingers and my thumb on my right hand are numb and tingling im L handed, I have a headache, L eye is blurry??
Migraine vs Other: Despite your young age, if you have not had similar symptoms before and are still having these symptoms, this warrants prompt in-person physician evaluation to rule-out migraine versus other more serious causes of your symptoms (stroke). I see this question posted over 12hrs ago. If your symptoms have resolved I would still let your doctor know so you can have a plan in place should this recur. ...Read more
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?
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
My son has a bug bite on the top of his wrist and causing numbness in his thumb and pointing finger. What can we do?
See urgent care: If it is true numbness, it is an unusual symptom and he needs to see a doctor today! It could be a poisonous bite, or it could be ok, you don't know until he gets evaluated ...Read more
I have a numbness in my left pinky finger while i also have a twitch in my left thumb, what is this?
I have numbness in the finger that's next to my thumb. It happened when I was out and the weather is really cold. Is it from yhe cold?
My mom 47 years old had numbness and painlesss in thumb and in between fingers of feet from past 2 months, what is the cause??
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?
My mom 47 years old had numbness and painlesss in thumb and in between fingers of feet only from past 2 months, what is the cause??
I have been dealing with a very painful thumb for a while, I have not had it looked at. Today, white fingers, cold hands, numbness for over a hr?
Numbness in right thumb\index finger area and into my palm. Been constant for two days now. Having type1Diabetes im concerned. Any better solutions?
I woke up this morning with numbness in my thumb and fore finger, I do not have carpal tunnel as far as I know. No injury. What other causes can it be?
Carpal tunnel: Does affect these fingers, but if it the back of the thumb by the knuckle and the back of the finger by the large knuckle it may represent an issue in the radial sensory nerve distribution, It can also be due to a more proximal region such as the neck with a disc or bone spur or anything affecting the cervical nerve roots for example the C6 dermatome, see a doctor to go beyond -as far as you know ...Read more
Continued numbness right hand, thumb and finger beside thumb stays numb and finger has been for months.
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 is: Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long-standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery. A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read more
On and off head numbness past few days and 1 occurrence of right thumb paralysis temporarily whilst weakness in index and middle finger causes?
Head numbness?: The differential includes cerebral vasospasm, TIA due to hypotrension or cardiac arrhythmia with a fixed stenotic lesion, acephalgic migraine and focal seizure. Focal seizure is less likely because of the absence of initial "positive symptoms" (Parasthesias) If the head numbness and hand symptoms are unrelated think CTS. If deficits last 24 hours or greater think MS or ICS (not quite MS) ...Read more
I have numbness in my thumb, index finger and middle finger with pain up my forearm and into my shoulder on my right side for about 2 days now?
I wake up at nite to numbness in my hand, thumb and fingers but when I sit up in the bed and wiggle my fingers it goes away, lay back down it come back?
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