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I have pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

I have  pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

Varies: The most common thought of condition that can cause tingling in the fingers is carpal tunnel syndrome. However, there are many potential causes including cervical disc bulge, thoracic outlet syndrome (cervicobrachial syndrome) or peripheral nerve entrapments. Most of these can be treated conservatively with myofascial release, spinal and extremity manipulation, acupuncture, traction and rehab. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Finger Tingling (Definition)

Refers to altered sensation not quite numb ( while numb means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together ...Read more


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Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

Numbness in left arm tingling in fingers and my thumbs get really cold?

?nerve compression: Most likely cause is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at wrist, but also, consider nerve compression at elbow. Your doctor might get EMG test to confirm location and extent. ...Read more

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March '13 cardiolite study was unremarkable. Now I have intermittent finger tingling and a pressure sensation on thumb all on left hand. Ideas?

March '13 cardiolite study was unremarkable. Now I have intermittent finger tingling and a pressure sensation on thumb all on left hand. Ideas?

Tingling: The tingling and pressure in your thumb has nothing to fo with your cardiac status. Rather it may be due to an irritation of your nerves in your cervical vetebrae. ...Read more

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Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Numb top side of thumb, shooting pain from nerve or tending right below the nub of wrist, spasming in first and thumb fingers, tingling and burning!

Seek evaluation: There are some questions that first need to be asked and some exam findings but it may be that you have a focal neuropathy such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Neuropathies can be diagnosed clinically or with the use of a nerve conduction study. Please see your physician. Management initially includes wrist splints and at times medications. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of finger tingling?

What could be the cause of finger tingling?

A pinched nerve: Without further details like which finger, when, how often this happens, i can't say more. For now start taking notes if this doesn't go away on its own. ...Read more

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Finger tingling with some wrist pain. Is that cts?

Finger tingling with some wrist pain. Is that cts?

Could be: Could be see you physician, after examination will refer you to a neurologist, for further tests , like conduction studies. ...Read more

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How do I stop finger tingling--brace, new mouse, posture change?

How do I stop finger tingling--brace, new mouse, posture change?

Diagnosis: An accurate diagnosis is first needed. Certainly posture and ergonomic modifications can be helpful for some of the causes of finger tingling. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

Finger tingling : Refers to altered sensation not quite numb which means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together nondpecifically to describe things. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more