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The Tip Of My Index Finger Is Numb
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
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
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
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?
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