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When my elbo is semi bent or all the way bent my pinky an ring finger goes numb. An my fingers ache with or with out the elbo being bent.?

When my elbo is semi bent or all the way bent my pinky an ring finger goes numb. An my fingers ache with or with out the elbo being bent.?

Nerve compression: Sounds like ulnar nerve is compressed at the cubital tunnel at the elbow. Have your doctor examine you. An EMG test likely will demonstrate the problem and point the way to therapy. ...Read more

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What causes pinky and ring finger to go numb?

What causes pinky and ring finger to go numb?

Ulnar Nerve: When your thumbs point outward from your body, the bones of the forearm open: the ulnar side has the nerve from the elbow (the funny bone sensation). The roots are in the neck, the fibers forom the c-8 & t-1 exit, and form the nerve on the other sie of the brachial plexus. Stretching anywhere along the nerve causes numbness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a pinky and ring finger to go numb?

What are the causes of a pinky and ring finger to go numb?

Nerve compression : Numbness to the small and ring finger is often due to nerve compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow called cubital tunnel syndrome. A hand surgeon can evaluate this with exam and additional nerve tests to determine if you do have this syndrome and then give appropriate treatment. New minimally invasive surgery has decreased the recovery after cubital tunnel surgery. ...Read more

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Within 5 mins of arms being bent my arm, pinky & ring finger go numb and painful. Every day, night. Left wrist goes weak and drop things. What is this?

Within 5 mins of arms being bent my arm, pinky & ring finger go numb and painful. Every day, night. Left wrist goes weak and drop things. What is this?

Cubital tunnel?: Compression of the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" at the elbow) can cause symptoms like this. Bending the elbow stretches the nerve...and if there is compression to begin with, this "elbow flexion test" can often reproduce the symptoms you describe. See your doctor or a hand surgeon for a real diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do if my left hand fingers, my pinky and my ring finger are going numb. What is this?

What can I do if my left hand fingers, my pinky and my ring finger are going numb. What is this?

Ulnar nerve problem?: Numbness and tingling inthe small and ring finger can indicate a problem with the ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve is commonly pinched at the level of the elbow, known as cubital tunnel syndrome, or at the level of the wrist, compression at guyon's canal. However, numbness and tingling in the exremities warrants evaluation by a physician to definitively identify the cause. ...Read more

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I've been having finger numbness on my pinky and ring finger for the past four days. What could it be?

I've been having finger numbness on my pinky and ring finger for the past four days. What could it be?

Ulnar nerve: The little and ring finger are innervated by the ulnar nerve. Tingling can be caused by compression in the wrist elbow or neck. You need to be seen by a hand surgeon to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having Pain/numbness in right pinky and ring finger and feels warm to touch when I massage it or apply ice ?

I am having Pain/numbness in right pinky and ring finger and feels warm to touch when I massage it or apply ice ?

Ulnar nerve: It may be that you have irritated your ulnar nerve which supplies sensation to this part of your hand. If it is not improving, have it seen. Increased warmth can be a sign of infection but usually there is redness and swelling. All the best. ...Read more

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Loss of strength in grip and kind of numb pinky and ring finger?

Loss of strength in grip and kind of numb pinky and ring finger?

Ulnar nerve problem?: You may have compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow level see a neurologist anelectromyogram will diagnose it. ...Read more

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Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also ?

Numbness in my left pinky and ring finger and chronic back pain also ?

Numbness in hand: The most common causes of numbness in the pinky and ring finger is compression of the nerve at one of four places: the wrist, the elbow, the armpit, or the neck. The condition is unrelated to the chronic low back pain, although it is possible that you have arthritis in your neck and your low back that underlies both symptoms. ...Read more