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Numbness in thumb tip pinched nerve ?

Numbness in thumb tip pinched nerve ?

Thumb numbness: Thumb numbness could be a from a "pinched nerve" in your neck, typically the c6 nerve root. However, most people also have varying degrees of pain, weakness, or tingling accompanying the numbness. However, I have seen patients in my practice with just numbness alone. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?

Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?

? TOS: 37 yo w. recurrent shoulder dislocation suggest Hypermobility Syndrome. "Sharp pain, prickly, cold & numbness" suggest peripheral neuropathy w. parasthesias from brachial neural plexus impingement within shoulder girdle; arousing shoulder splinting & superior trapezius guarding/atrophy. Net effect is closure of costoclavicular dimension (true thoracic outlet) with shoulder abduction, i.e., TOS. ...Read more

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Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when when fingers are extended. What can this be?

Ulnar sided wrist & hand pain. Pain, tingling, numbness in pinky & ring fingers. Pinky tremors when  when fingers are extended. What can this be?

See Hand surgeon: It seems as if you have ulnar nerve compression signs. The nerve roots in the neck, or the ulnar nerve at the elbow or at the wrist may be compressed. You need an emg/nct and an evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Can't figure out these symptoms Non-exertional chest pain, cold hands, unilateral swollen interphalangeal thumb joint w/o trauma, dyspnea on awakening?

Can't figure out these symptoms Non-exertional chest pain, cold hands, unilateral swollen interphalangeal thumb joint w/o trauma, dyspnea on awakening?

Think rheumatic dz: Definitely confusing! Nontraumatic IP joint swelling, especially in the thumb, brings to mind rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A common complication of RA is costochondritis which affects the rib joints (chest pain) & a variant called Caplan's Syndrome leads to lung nodules. Other autoimmune diseases may mimic RA (lupus?) but testing by a Rheumatologist may sort things out for u. Good Luck! Thanx 4 ur Q ...Read more

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I'm experiencing left leg and arm numbness, extreme discomfort + tingling in the pinky and ring finger for a year, could it be ulnar nerve neuropathy?

I'm experiencing left leg and arm numbness, extreme discomfort + tingling in the pinky and ring finger for a year, could it be ulnar nerve neuropathy?

Partly ulnar nerve: The leg symptoms could not be caused by an ulnar nerve condition, but the finger symptoms could be. You may wish to have nerve conduction testing to help confirm the diagnosis. http://www.neurocuro.com/peripheral-nerve-entrapment/ ...Read more

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Can herniate disc cause chin/ lip tingling? Have shoulder blade tendonitis & tear, tingling hands and ostheoarthritis.Emg said axonal polyneuropathy.

Can herniate disc cause chin/ lip tingling? Have shoulder blade tendonitis & tear, tingling hands and ostheoarthritis.Emg said axonal polyneuropathy.

Not due to disc: Get further information about your peripheral neuropathy issues. The chin and lip symptoms are in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve and involve brainstem, facial mechanisms, not "discs"! you might have a dental issue affecting the mental nerve branch. Need to uncover causation here. Many such problems respond well to treatment. ...Read more

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Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain i see is tennis elbow which is a tendinitis on the outside part of the elbow. The pain can be treated with injections of cortisone. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Does fibromyalgia cause  hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Yes: Fibromyalgia syndrome is often associated with numbness and tingling of the hands/ fingers. Check with your doctor to exclude carpal tunnel syndrome. If the symptoms are severe, drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or Cymbalta may provide substantial relief. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache (worst ever), finger numbness and arm weakness. The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Finger tingling, ...

I am experiencing  headache (worst ever), finger numbness and arm weakness. The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Finger tingling, ...

Worst ever headache: Anytime someone complains of their "worst ever headache" it requires an evaluation in the emergency room. There are many reasons that someone can have headaches, but some of them can be very severe. Go right away. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger) .

I am experiencing  finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger) .

So it sounds like: you have tingling of at least 3 of your fingers. One of the most common causes of finger tingling is carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of the median nerve at the wrist. But this typically just causes numbness and tingling of the middle digits. A condition causing more generalized peripheral nerve symptoms or peripheral neuropathy is less common in fingers than toes. Need Doc evaluation... ...Read more

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Would the sharp pain from R elbow down that causes numbness & tingling in pinky, ring, middle fingers & now index be cubital tunnel? Thank you!!

Would the sharp pain from R elbow down that causes numbness & tingling in pinky, ring, middle fingers & now index be cubital tunnel? Thank you!!

No, ? TOS: 30's female with parasthesias in 5-2 fingers suggests primary neural impingement to be occurring in region of shoulder girdle brachial neural plexus, and concern is raised for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. A Neurologist is skillful at localizing neural disorders. ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

It is possible.: Altered sensation is an inherent risk of any surgery. Have it evaluated by your physician and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is tingling numbness in face a TMJ symptom?

Is tingling numbness in face a TMJ symptom?

Not necessarily : Tmj syndrome is usually characterized by painful muscles around the jaw area, neck.. Tingling/ numbness is a possible but infrequent symptom. Get an evaluation with a qualified dentist. ...Read more

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Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Carpel tunnel--are symptoms hand tingling and finger spasms?

Yes: Twitching is a possible symptom, though not that common. Most common are tingling in the thumb, index, middle and half of the ring finger. Night pain is also common. You should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Medication for ulnar nerve entrapment? Does it cure on its own ? Its been 4 days tsince im experiencing numbness in my pinky and ring finger of right hand uptil my elbow

Cubital tunnel: Inflammation and compression of the ulnar nerve around the elbow can cause numbness/tingling in the ring and small fingers. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome and is treated with oral/injectable steroids, nsaid's, therapy. It is also important to avoid extreme elbow flexion and pressure on the inside part of the elbow. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for treatment./surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more