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Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Hi could numbness in my right hand middle finger be linked to my prolactinoma I have? It was 2mm at my last MRI and since I have had a baby/breastfeed

Pinched nerve: Prolactinoma being a pituitary gland situation would not cause numbness in a finger. A nerve entrapment such as occurs in carpal tunnel syndrome is the likely cause. ...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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Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb.?

Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb.?

Need to see this: Before any diagnosis can be made. Please schedule a virtual consultation or visit your healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

I have numbness in my left middle finger tip?

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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Numbness in my left middle finger, but only the tip of it? I don't type for a living and I don't use it repetitively.

Numbness in my left middle finger, but only the tip of it? I don't type for a living and I don't use it repetitively.

Multiple causes: Of the numbness. If bothersome and interferes with work,
you might check with a neurologist who can do a Nerve Conduction study to check for nerve entrapment, Carpal tunnel and thyroid deficiency can cause this as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be a reason that I woke up yesterday with complete numbness in middle finger?

What could be a reason that I woke up yesterday with complete numbness in middle finger?

Carpal tunnel? `: If the symptoms persist, I would suggest an
exam by an orthopedist,
you may either have a pinched nerve in your
neck (cervical radiculopathy) or in you hand
such as carpal tunnel syndrome
an exam and possibly an ncv study will help
to evaluate the etiology for the symptoms. ...Read more

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My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

Couple thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health
but,
there's two broad categories of numbness.
sick nerves like from diabetes, thyroid, etc. Affects multiple areas, and the tips of longest nerves.
Pinched nerves hit ONE area and go outward from the injury.
You describe two different things. REALLY sick nerves could be... and stron reason for check up ...Read more

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I hit the back of my hand yesterday and immediately had numbness, today same thing. It's right between my first and middle finger. What could this be?

I hit the back of my hand yesterday and immediately had numbness, today same thing. It's right between my first and middle finger. What could this be?

Neuropraxia: This is like a whiplash of the nerves in the hand/wrist region. Hopefully, this will gradually decrease and go away. You can ice the hand to eliminate any swelling that may be present. ...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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Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

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

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What would cause "power surge" feeling thru r hand & fingers, after c4-7 d&fusion? Then numbness along r side of middle finger?

What would cause "power surge" feeling thru r hand & fingers, after c4-7 d&fusion? Then numbness along r side of middle finger?

Nerve irritation: Compression of nerves or the spinal cord can cause the symptoms you describe. This compression may be residual, related to your preoperative condition, or new, possibly from disc protrusion or bone spurs. Finally, even after adequate decompression there may be residual nerve irritation. A ct or MRI scan should help with this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can not close fist after contusion to right palm, with numbness in middle finger tip.?

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Can not close fist after contusion to right palm, with numbness in middle finger tip.?

Go see your doctor: You might have sustained a fracture, nerve or soft tissue injury. You may need an xray depending upon physical examination. If your doc isn't available, go to hospital er (but be prepared for a wait!). Ice can keep swelling down in the short term. ...Read more

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I have had numbness in my left hand Pointer middle and ring finger for about 3 to 4 weeks. I notice the numbness is more sever in the middle finger.?

I have had numbness in my left hand Pointer middle and ring finger for about 3 to 4 weeks. I notice the numbness is more sever in the middle finger.?

Numbness: Most likely carpal tunnel syndrome as this affects thumb through half of ring finger. Try a carpal tunnel splint on that wrist while waiting to see a doctor for an exam. A bit young for stroke and lasting too long without other symptoms for lack of blood flow issue. ...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 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

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On and off head numbness past few days and 1 occurrence of right thumb paralysis temporarily whilst weakness in index and middle finger causes?

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

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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 would cause a severr headache, with numbness in my lips and right tumb, index and middle finger as well as feeking like I am going to vomit?

What would cause a severr headache, with numbness in my lips and right tumb, index and middle finger as well as feeking like I am going to vomit?

Symptoms: With the symptoms you list you must go right now to the nearest Emergency facility. Have a family member or friend take you!
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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I went to see my dr my middle finger it feels numbness and pain dr said is diabetic neuropathy is this curable any physical that you recommend me?

Many options.: Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. ...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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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 lower back and up my right arm. Numbness in my right arm tingling in my thumb pointer and middle finger. What do I do?

See your doc: The low back is not related to the right arm. The arm is most likely a disk herniation at C5-6 and or C6-7 on the right. It can be treated with traction, medication and surgery as a last resort. You can also try injections. ...Read more

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Index and middle finger numb. Emg normal. Tricep painful when I push betwen tricep and bicep have numbness from there down arm to fingers.?

Index and middle finger numb. Emg normal. Tricep painful when I push betwen tricep and bicep have numbness from there down arm to fingers.?

Could be C7 nerve: Tricep pain and pain in the index/middle fingers follow the C7 nerve and the EMG may have been performed too early to detect the problem. You should still have your dr. Get an MRI and look for C7 nerve root problems. If the MRI is negative but the pain persists, you may need a myelogram with post-myelogram ct of the cervical spine to look for abnormalities. A neurosurgeon should be able to help. ...Read more

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My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?

My hubby (33) woke up with a sore upper left arm, and numbness in his pointer and middle finger (of left hand). What might the cause be?

Nerve issue: Pain and numbness in a limb sounds like a pinched nerve. It can be pinched in the neck or wrist as well as possibly other places in the arm. Carpal tunnel can cause these symptoms as well and often cause numbess in thumb and index finger. You can try over the counter nsaids and a wrist splint but if sx aren't going away and especially if you have weakness you should see your doc. ...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