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Why is there a sharp nerve pain in my pinky finger?

Why is there a sharp nerve pain in my pinky finger?

Some reasons: You could have an occult fracture, a problem with a joint or tendon, or perhaps digital nerve or even referred pain from wrist or elbow. See your doctor and get examined. ...Read more

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I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

Bumps aren't normal : there on your pinky. Do you mean nodule? Circulation may be an issue during the cold weather. Discuss this with your PCP so s/he can evaluate you further and see what can be done for treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a constant nagging pain in my right pinky finger there are no signs of swelling but this pain gets worse, and sometimes it feels numb. Help!?

I have a constant nagging pain in my right pinky finger there are no signs of swelling but this pain gets worse, and sometimes it feels numb. Help!?

Referred pain.: Referred pain is where pain is in a distant location but projects into another. See pics. Check your wrist, arm, upper arm and even shoulder for tender points. Heat stretch and massage. See your doctor. Think flesh and not nerve first. Simple and innocent. ...Read more

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Can loss of cervical spine lordosis cause severe neck and sholder pain, as well as, pain in my pinky and ringer fingers?

Can loss of cervical spine lordosis cause severe neck and sholder pain, as well as, pain in my pinky and ringer fingers?

Possibly: Increased pressure on your facets (joints) in your neck from the loss of lordosis can cause neck pain. The pain in your pinky and EMG finger can be from foraminal stenosis which can cause a pinched nerve in the neck. Physical therapy is a good start for treatment. ...Read more

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Numbness/light pain in my left pinky and ring fingers, and side of hand. Maybe spreading elsewhere in hand. Fear of motor neuron disease.

Numbness/light pain in my left pinky and ring fingers, and side of hand.  Maybe spreading elsewhere in hand.  Fear of motor neuron disease.

Don't think so: Hi. What you're describing would be a sensory neuropathy, and given the distribution (ulnar nerve), I suspect it's a physical problem ,not metabolic. Motor neuron disease (aka ALS) only affects nerves to muscles, and leaves sensory nerves alone. I'm not a neurologist, but I feel safe in assuring you this is not motor neuron disease. ...Read more

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Why are my pinky fingers crooked?

Why are my pinky fingers crooked?

Congintal deformity: Most likely you congenital deformity born with if it is bilateral in type. ...Read more

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Cannot bend pinky finger without immense pain?

Cannot bend pinky finger without immense pain?

See your doc: There could be several reasons for this but the bottom line is this is not normal and should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more