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Hi, I have a random, tingling, and numbness to my right index finger at random times of the day. I haven't hit my arm or jammed my finger or any sorts?

Hi, I have a random, tingling, and numbness to my right index finger at random times of the day. I haven't hit my arm or jammed my finger or any sorts?

More information: Many possibilities, more information is needed. If one taps on your median nerve in the wrist does your finger tingle. If one puts pressure on the proper digital nerve in the palm or finger can you reproduce the symptoms. If the problem was in a nerve root (C6) you would also get shooting pains to from the neck down to the finger. Time will tell. It will either or worse. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbness in index finger and other fingers cold?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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What could cause numbness in left index finger tip on the inner side of that finger? No other symptoms woke up with it like that.

What could cause numbness in left index finger tip on the inner side of that finger? No other symptoms woke up with it like that.

Pinched nerve: During sleep many times due to position if limbs, there could be extra pressure at nerves to cause a variety of symptoms including tingling and numbness. Make sure you sleep on a firm mattress with soft pillows and change positions frequently to avoid constant pressure. If numbers or tingling spread to other areas, get yourself checked by your primary for some tests, as indicated. Feel better ...Read more

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Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Right index finger pain and sometimes numbness mostly at night when using mouse a lot and when I use it to type?

Nerve irritation: These symptom are simular to carpel tunnel but when they involve the index finer are more likely to be the radial or ulnar nerve and while you feel it in your finger the problem could actually be in your elbow. Try resting it for a few weeks if no relief you will likely need steroids, anti-inflamatory and physical therapy and if no improvement a nerve test called an "emg". ...Read more

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I have numbness in the tip of my right index finger. Started two days ago, I haven't injured it in anyway. its just totally numb.?

I have numbness in the tip of my right index finger. Started two days ago, I haven't injured it in anyway. its just totally numb.?

Numbness: you probably bruised the superficial nerve to the tip of the finger and this can be done without you recognizing it. It should gradually return to normal ...Read more

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Numbness has developed in the tip of my left index finger and includes very slight numbness on the top of the finger near the largest knuckle, also.

Numbness has developed in the tip of my left index finger and includes very slight numbness on the top of the finger near the largest knuckle, also.

While often: the numbness of carpal tunnel syndrome is felt in the middle fingers, if only a few nerve fibers are being compressed at the wrist, you might only feel it in your left finger tip. A band of tissue can compress (usually from swelling due to overuse/injury) the nerves that run through the tunnel to the hand.Reduce aggravating activity; try a wrist splint at night for a week or two. No better? To Doc ...Read more

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Does bulging neck disc cause numbness in left index finger?

Does bulging neck disc cause numbness in left index finger?

See below: This can cause a numbness in the finger. This may resolve with rest and nsaids, but should be simple to evaluate by your local md. ...Read more

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My husband cut his right index finger on a meat saw two weeks ago. Is complaint about numbness and the healing process.

My husband cut his right index finger on a meat saw two weeks ago. Is complaint about numbness and the healing process.

Merits an expert.: A laceration of a finger can involve some pretty important structures which control ones function (nerves, tendons, blood vessels, bone, cartilage). And healing can be affected by infection. Therefore, it would be wise to make an appointment with a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Numbness in index finger left hand, are these things temporary ?

Numbness in index finger left hand, are these things temporary ?

Numb finger: There are many many causes of a numbness, caused by a nerve being compromised....Pressure from habitually holding an object in one way, or on the nerve farther away, from cysts or spurs. Some disease like diabetes and thyroid disorders can predispose to nerves being injured the duration depends on the cause. Consult a neurologist. Here is a good discussion: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/enc. ...Read more

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Question about hand numbness and inability to move your index finger?

Question about hand numbness and inability to move your index finger?

Could be your neck: A bulging disc in your neck could be pinching the nerve to your finger. When numbness and pain strike the same area, the problem is often more central. This can be checked with an EMG (looks at the nerve conduction) and possibly fixed with surgery. There are lots of causes, though, and this can be very serious so get it checked out right away! ...Read more

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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 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?

Sounds like radial : neuropathy. Pressure or trauma can at shoulder (hanging your arm over chair) can put pressure on the radial nerve and lead to these symptoms. If the symptoms don't resolve in a week see your primary care physician ...Read more

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What causes hand weakness and periodic numbness to my left thumb and index finger?

What causes hand weakness and periodic numbness to my left thumb and index finger?

Neck or hand: This could be from the neck like a pinched nerve at c6 however, my impression is you have symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. See your family md for a more thorough eval. ...Read more

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Past 2-3 weeks, I have had pain in base of index finger/knuckle when moved, wrist pain and cracking, and general numbness in my hand, comes and goes?

Past 2-3 weeks, I have had pain in base of index finger/knuckle when moved, wrist pain and cracking, and general numbness in my hand, comes and goes?

Finger pain at the : Base can be from swelling from a trigger finger or something similar, occasionally that finger may also feel tingly. There are many things i can make the wrist crack pop and feel painful including tendinitis and joint irritation, numbness can be from nerve compression at the wrist or forearm, it sounds as though you need a detailed examination and someone like a hand surgeon may be worthwhile. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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