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The Tip Of My Index Finger Is Numb
The tip of my right index finger is numb and has been since last night. I think I was using a computer when it started but I'm not sure. Can you help?
You could be:
Absolutely correct. If you damaged the tiny nerves they will eventually recover if the trauma is removed!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Can be from a general or a focal conditon. Thyroid disease, diabetes nutrition, neuropathy, circulation and others in the genrela category. Focal tings include neck issues, peripheral nerve compression (likecarpal tunnel) and many other things. It may be better to start with a pcp., then it can be determined whether a neurologist, hand surgeon, endocrinologist ...Read more
I've been writing with a pencil for the past 10 hours straight and now the tip of my right index finger is numb, could I have caused nerve damage?
Likely mild: You could have temporarily compressed a small digital nerve on the finger, or this could be a presentation of a carpal tunnel syndrome. This might well reverse over the next few days, but if more fingers get involved, or symptoms worsen, would be useful to have your doctor examine this. ...Read more
The tip of my index finger has been numb since using it to start a grill lighter. 24 hours later it is still numb. Could I have damaged a nerve?
The tip of my index finger has been numb and tingling for the past three days now--what could it be?
Pressure symptoms: Mainly the symptoms will occur from compression of digital nerve (finger nerve), or possibly median nerve at wrist. Because symptoms are so localized, problems localized to finger are most likely. Small arteries to finger might be compromised. Local trauma to the tip is frequent in certain jobs or hobbies (or even abusing your remote control). ...Read more
When I woke up the tip of my right index finger was numb. I removed my acrylic nail from it yesterday. Could this be the cause?
Yes it could be: It may be an infection of the nail bed--have it looked at by a dr ...Read more
I woke at 4am with the tip of my right index finger numb, 7 hrs later, no different. Seems the inside (next to middle) is worse than outside?
Median nerve: It is the median nerve that supplies tip of the index finger. Median nerve must be getting compressed or damaged somewhere from your neck, shoulder, elbow or wrist. Did you have a recent injury to your wrist or arm? Anything compress your elbow? Any shoulder or neck injury? You said you woke up that way, did you sleep in an unusual position? ...Read more
The tip of my right index finger has been numb for a few days. Could it be because I bite my nails and skin around my nails?
The tip of my left index finger has been numb and tingling for 3 days and sometimes the numberss reaches my thumb. It happened suddenly?
After painting base boards and leaning on my wrist, my left index finger is numb and tingly, even hours after stopping. Should I be concerned?
Check it out: Check it out if persistantGet a more detailed answer ›
I fell and my index finger is numb range of motion is ok but limited and no strength I was wondering how long it would last I have symptoms of a damag?
Only the lower part (between knuckle and next joint) of left index finger is numb twice, but just the back of hand. Movement normal. How can this be?
This morning I found a painful bite on my right index finger (heavily swollen, purple. 5 hours later, my entire finger is numb, and painful. Help!
Get seen...: You need to be evaluated to check for a possible infection after a possible insect bite. Redness and pain is an indicator of infection and/or inflammation. However, this might require antibiotic treatment in order to get better. IF able please try to see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
I cut my palm and my finger is numb is that normal? Could nerves be sown swan back together? 1/2 in wide 1/2in deep between thumb and index finger and my finger is numb and none of it realy hurts as long as its not bleeding and I keep tha skin together a
It: It sounds as though you have injured the small digital nerve that supplies the side of the index finger that is toward the thumb. It may be that the swelling is compressing the nerve. Most of the time the nerve attempts to re-grow and sensation returns. You should probably see someone to have a decision made about sewing the nerve together. This is microsurgery because the sensory nerve is pretty small. ...Read more
Left middle and index finger numbness. Mri reveals cervical spondylysis with c6-7 leftparacentral foraminal disc extrusion compressing C7 nerve?
Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or blood vessel in the upper chest/shoulder region) and peripheral neuropathy (carpal or cubital tunnel, and diabetic neuropathy). ...Read more
These days I am having finger numbness on my left hand only for no apparent reason. What can cause it?
More inf: Needed which fingers and any other symptoms, trauma, medical conditions etc?? ...Read more
Finger/ hand sx's: This combination of symptoms warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
I cut my finger last night with a knife. My finger is numb tingly and when I put my hand below my heart it feels like my finger is getting shocked?
Nerve laceration: Or partial injury can make an area feel numb and change when there is more swelling. A bruise may also be more symptomatic to a nerve woth increaed blood and swelling. Gravity helps put more blood in exacerbating swelling, that's why it feel better to elevate, so do so! And follow up for an evaluation wrt the laceration, including assesment of sensataion and motion ...Read more
I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Numbness or tingling, and Hand pain. What should I do?
Wrist pain: You may have carpal tunnel so please get examination and a plan of treatment ...Read more
I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: in the little finger). The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Finger numbness, feels like shock going up my arm when finger rubbed or hand is shook?
I am experiencing hand swelling. The following also describe me:, Finger numbness, Bone pain, and Hand weakness. What should I do?
More info needed: Can't diagnosis without more information + an examination. Assuming you haven't had an injury, hand swelling may be from something like arthritis which would cause the joints to swell. More common in women and usually people older than 25 but does occasionally affect young men. Best to see your GP. Https://www. Arthritis. Org. Nz/information/forms-of-arthritis/rheumatoid-arthritis/ ...Read more
I have leg and arm pain pain finger numbness leg stiffness which affects my walking, and balance my fingers shake and I always feel tired ms?
Cannot be Localized:
Chronic fatigue syndrome
insufficient sleep syndrome
depression and anxiety
and many more in the list including ms.
So better check with a doctor. Your doctor will take a proper history of your syptoms. You may have quite a few tests including MRI of brain and blood work up. ...Read more
I've had upper right arm tingling/pulsing sensations which has turned into ring/pinky finger numbness as well as hand numbness on that side.
Ulnar nerve: The finger numbness you describe corresponds to the distribution of the ulnar nerve. The lack of any real specific information in your post does not allow any more helpful response. Your post is just the beginning of a clinical history, not the end. If you're concerned, in your case HealthTap (or Dr Google) is no substitute for a flesh & blood doctor in a brick & mortar office. ...Read more
I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Hand pain, and Hand numbness. What should I do?
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