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I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

I don't know what you want? I have pain, numbness, tingling in my right hand - mostly in middle finger, ring finger, and pinky.

Ulnar neuropathy: Your symptoms sound suspicious for ulnar neuropathy...a pinched nerve, typically at the elbow. When you hit your funny bone, you're actually hitting this nerve. It's caused by leaning too much on the elbow or repetitive movement of the elbow. Don't lean on the edge of a table and don't sleep with your arms curled up tightly under your head. Only when severe, surgery may be needed to decompress. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Hi I have been feeling numbness in both the little and third finger of my right hand for the past 18 hours. Any idea why?

Hi I have been feeling numbness in both the little and third finger of my right hand for the past 18 hours. Any idea why?

Ulnar compression: You may have injured the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" nerve). It can be from trauma, infection, or just sleeping on it wrong. Most common of late: keyboard use with improper position--note how the edge of the table would press on the forearms. Change position, see your doc if it continues. ...Read more

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Tingling in left thumb, pointed and middle finger and shooting pain in wrist? Could this be heart related or more likely a nerve?

Tingling in left thumb, pointed and middle finger and shooting pain in wrist? Could this be heart related or more likely a nerve?

Wrist pain: Neural complaints are classical of carpal tunnel syndrome and he should have an EMG done for this. CTS initially is treated with wrist splint at night and NSAIDs 3 times a day for 2 months. If symptoms persist then further interventions may be required. Cardiac disease would primarily involve chest pain with radiation to the arm and is not classical in this manner. ...Read more

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Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Thre are several: Possible reasons. Trauma, sleep positon, infection, tendonitis, especially given age. Radial sided tendonitis. May be a common issue such as de quervains, one may need to refine the comlaint, ie, is the swelling in the whole hand or just feels swollen. Is the tingling ing extend up the arm or just into the hand and forearm? Is there neck comoression ad the tingling hand "feels" swollen, . ...Read more

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Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Tingling thumb, index, middle finger and hand. Due to tunnel?

Possibly: The distribution of the sensation does match that seen in carpal tunnel- a neurologist can help confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment, such as a wrist splint, to control your symptoms and prevent progression. ...Read more

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My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

Carpal tunnel: The most common reason for these sx in this location is carpal tunnel syndrome. I would see a Neurologist. Numbness and tingling always point to irritation of nerves, whether due to a disc pressing on the nerve or at the wrist (carpal tunnel) will have to be determined through proper testing ...Read more

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Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

Why won't my right arm and hand stop tingling especially my right hand and fingers?

See a neurologist: More history and examination is needed. You will most likely need a test called ncv and emg. Neurologist is appropriate physician. ...Read more

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What if any splints may help trigger finger (middle finger of right hand? When should they be worn?

What if any splints may help trigger finger (middle finger of right hand? When should they be worn?

Splint and elevate: Splits that hold the hand in the position of function (holding a soda pop can) achieve rest that may minimize the tendon swelling. Elevation of the hand particularly at night combine with short term anti-inflammatories may help. ...Read more

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When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?

When I press, right hand middle finger nail, sharp pain pops up, I also feel little pain when I do not press?

Nail bed pain: If there is pain anywhere that is a response to an insult either injury, inflammation or infection. You probably have anyone of this, an exam might help to distinguish, if does not get better have it checked out. ...Read more

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I feel slight tingling sensation on the tip of my right hand fingers. What can that be from? What type of doctor can treat me?

I feel slight tingling sensation on the tip of my right hand fingers. What can that be from? What type of doctor can treat me?

Depends: Based on the other information that you provided - Leg numbness, Leg tingling, Sciatica, it sounds like you may have a spinal condition affecting the neck and the lumbar spine. Would recommend seeing a neurologist and perhaps even a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

I have numbness in my thumb first finger and middle finger on my right hand for the last two days what could be the cause of this?

Carpal tunnel is: Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read more

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When I am cold, my middle finger on my right hand randomly goes numb & turns white. It takes a while for it to come back. Heard of this before?

When I am cold, my middle finger on my right hand randomly goes numb & turns white. It takes a while for it to come back. Heard of this before?

Raynaud's disease: Warm gloves. Keep fingers ; toes warm. More common among women. More common among people with autoimmune disorders. Do not smoke! Beta blockers make it worse. Calcium channel blockers reduce symptoms. Be careful of exposure to cold such as holding a cold drink. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my right hand? For the last year every morning my first 2 fingers are tight/soar and now my hand is tingling. What could it be?

I have tingling in my right hand? For the last year every morning my first 2 fingers are tight/soar and now my hand is tingling. What could it be?

Tho outlet v. Carpal: In the hand may be cause by temporal compression of nerves coming from the chest through the axilla towards the hand or at wrist. Most of time is temporal compression of axillar nerve while sleeping. Otherwise needs nerve conduction studies and evaluation for compression in the thorax or arm, or carpal tunnel syndrome which affects the wrist & hand only. ...Read more

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Why is the tip of my middle finger numb? Also, I wake up every morning with both hands tingling... I recently started prep cooking in a restaurant.

Why is the tip of my middle finger numb? Also, I wake up every morning with both hands tingling... I recently started prep cooking in a restaurant.

Need to see a doctor: This could be either neck problem or possible carpal tunnel syndrome. You need to see a doctor to get a completely neurological examination. Did you ever had neck injury during sports or motor vehicle accident in the past? If you did, it is possible the numbness related to the neck injury. If you did not it is possible carpal tunnel. I still recommend you to see a doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on the side of my middle finger (right hand) very small, feels like a bone and no pain just felt it today should I be worried?

Don't worry: Small masses on the fingers can be the result of several pathologies. From small ganglion cysts, bone spurs, inclusion cysts, neuromas (usally painful) and giant cell tumor (sounds really bad...But is really benign). The best solution is to have it examined by a hand surgeon who can either obtain imaging to better diagnose it or excise it to get the exact pathology. ...Read more

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I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

I'm left handed but am having a lot of numbness in my right hand mostly in my thumb, pointer, and middle finger mostly at night but daytime as well?

Carpal tunnel…?: Most likely, you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be caused by a variety of things, and does not always affect the dominant hand. Try wearing a wrist brace (available over the counter) on your left hand at night for a couple of weeks. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about?

What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about?

See your doctor: Your symptoms are vague. See your doctor for an evaluation. He or she can refers you to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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I am growing a tiny lump on my right hand middle finger (closer to te right side of the finger than the middle) and one on my right hand ring finger?

I am growing a tiny lump on my right hand middle finger (closer to te right side of the finger than the middle) and one on my right hand ring finger?

So two lumps: Could be related or unrelated. You need to see a specialist hand surgeon but your family doc can check this first. ...Read more

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I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

I am a hairdresser, I'm right handed here lately I have been waking up to my hand throbbing with my middle finger and ring finger on my right hand num?

Carpal tunnel syndro: This sounds like a carpal t syndrome. You'll benefit from a carpal brace that you should use at night time. Be sure to see your orthopod as a nerve conduction test would be needed to confirm your dx. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a small object in my right hand middle finger which moves if I press it from sideways. I am what type of doctor should I consult?

What do you suggest if I have a small object in my right hand middle finger which moves if I press it from sideways. I am what type of doctor should I consult?

Synovial cyst?: This sounds like a synovial cyst which is a benign bulging of the membranes around tendons in your hands.
A good orthopedic surgeon or a specialized hand surgeon is best ...Read more

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I can`t move properly the middle finger on my right hand?

I can`t move properly the middle finger on my right hand?

Many possibilities: But the most common diagnosis in my practice among patients with a complaint like yours is trigger finger. Trigger finger usually responds very well to a local cortisone injection. Other possible diagnoses include different types of arthritis, fracture, dislocation, etc. Your doctor should be able to diagnose the problem and help decide what sort of treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

What could be causing numbness in my middle finger od my right hand?

Possible pinched ner: If only in middle finger then possibilities include ct syndrome (pinched nerve at wrist), pinched nerve in neck and rarely peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Weird finger tingling. Right hand. Type a lot?

Weird finger tingling. Right hand. Type a lot?

Maybe carpal tunnel: While you may have carpal tunnel syndrome it has been shown that typing in not the cause. ...Read more

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My middle finger on my right hand is somewhat numb will it go away?

My middle finger on my right hand is somewhat numb will it go away?

Numbness: Based on the etiology of the problem the results ensue but there is a likely hood it will get better. If progresses to other fingers get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why are my finger tips on my right hand numb feel tingling in on the tip of my fingers

Why are my finger tips on my right hand numb feel tingling in on the tip of my fingers

? pinching nerve: You may have a pinching nerve, like that caused when the median nerve gets inflammed or "pinched" in carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see a dr. To get properly diagnosed and the appropriate treatment started. Goodluck. ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in the bottom of middle finger on left hand. Keeps coming and going. What is this?

Burning tingling sensation in the bottom of middle finger on left hand. Keeps coming and going. What is this?

Paresthesia: Assess if there is any injury or trauma to the finger. The sensory innervation for the middle finger on your left hand comes from the dorsal root of the 7th cervical nerve, which can be impinged along its course to your finger. See your doctor if this impairs your activities of daily living and treatment and therapy options may be available. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my right hand middle finger since I was born. Its rough and feels kinda like sand. Is it dangerous or bad?

Finger bump: If it's been present all those years without changing, it is benign. It may be a spur or boney outgrowth. A physician would have to examine it to be sure. ...Read more

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Why is my right hand tingling? It just started suddenly this morning. It's a light tingling feeling on my palm to my pinky finger. 

Why is my right hand tingling? It just started suddenly this morning. It's a light tingling feeling on my palm to my pinky finger. 

Cubical tunnel or...: Most commonly an ulnar nerve compression at the elbow, or less likely a nerve root being pinched at the neck. Avoid sleeping with you arm bent under your head at night. Try a light ace wrap around you elbow to keep the arm straight while you sleep. If that doesn't better see you doc for a nerve conduction or ekg study. Lots of more invasive treatment options. ...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


Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Can also be described as neuropathic pain or "nerve pain" which can occur anywhere in the body. It can also be due to many disorders such as direct nerve damage, diabetes, ...Read more