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I had nerve conduction studies done, due to tingling numb ring and pinky fingers. What is an ulnar lesion at elbow please? And is it permanent?

I had nerve conduction studies done, due to tingling numb ring and pinky fingers.  What is an ulnar lesion at elbow please? And is it permanent?

Ulnar neuropathy: Ulnar neuropathy is a nerve problem affecting the ulnar nerve at the elbow, typically caused by compression, entrapment, or trauma. It is the second most commonly pinched nerve in the body (after carpal tunnel in the wrist). It is treatable with strategies to protect the nerve (avoid prolonged elbow bend, pressure on elbow), therapy, a splint or brace, and surgery. ...Read more

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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


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Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Left shoulder blade pain also between that and the spine and left arm pain and tingling ring and pinky finger?

Tingling: Several problems. May be pulled muscle in neck or scapular region. Also sounds like a pinched nerve of the lower neck, possible pinched ulnar nerve at the elbow, too. ...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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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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I'm experiencing tingling only in my left ring and pinky finger. I'm worried. No pain. Could this be diabetes?

I'm experiencing tingling only in my left ring and pinky finger. I'm worried. No pain. Could this be diabetes?

See md : You need an exam could be spinal stenosis or spinal problems causing pain in the C8 ulnar nerve distribution or the ulnar nerve could be entrapped at about 5 points. Specialist referral and CT/MRI or EMG could be indicated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Involuntary movements + brisk reflexes: saw neurologist; MRI, EEG, found nothing, conclusion: psychological? Now tingling in left pinky+ring fingers

Involuntary movements + brisk reflexes: saw neurologist; MRI, EEG, found nothing, conclusion: psychological? Now tingling in left pinky+ring fingers

Involuntary mvmts: There are some causes that have not been addressed, but the first two could be due to a psychological cause. Expect some kind of follow up evaluation and continued discussion to help close the case on these. Tingling in the left hand fingers probably is due to something different, such as mild ulnar nerve compression. ...Read more

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My left index finger has been twitching for the past few days quite alot, and my left pinky and ring finger have begun tingling at their tips. ?

My left index finger has been twitching for the past few days quite alot, and my left pinky and ring finger have begun tingling at their tips. 
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See a neurologist: The many causes of these symptoms include muscle strain, nerve compression (due to trauma, inflammation, entrapment, sleeping position), etc. See a neurologist to discuss your full history and undergo a neurological examination. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001418.htm ...Read more

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I'm a 28 y/o female & for about a week i've been experiencing tingling in my right ankle, right ring & pinky fingers & now my lips. What could this be?

I'm a 28 y/o female & for about a week i've been experiencing tingling in my right ankle, right ring & pinky fingers & now my lips. What could this be?

See neurologist: A process affecting sensation of the foot, arm, and face all on one side of the body suggests a problem in the sensation area on the brain (on the brain's left side in this case, since your sensory change is on your right. ) i would visit with a neurologist. ...Read more