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Tingling Index Finger Tip
Pressure: You have a pressure numbness. It should resolve over a few days. ...Read more
I WOULD: SEE A DOCTOR ON THIS ONE. NEED AN EXAM AS THESE COULD BE RELATED OR NOT. ...Read more
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
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'm 23 and since I've been awake3hours I've had a tingling in my left hand except my index finger what is wrong?
I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger).
So it sounds like: You have tingling of at least 3 of your fingers. One of the most common causes of finger tingling is carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of the median nerve at the wrist. But this typically just causes numbness and tingling of the middle digits. A condition causing more generalized peripheral nerve symptoms or peripheral neuropathy is less common in fingers than toes. Need Doc evaluation... ...Read more
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.?
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
My elbow hit really hard on the corner of corner of my table it's been 20 min and it's still tingling and hurting from my shoulder to index finger?
Elbow: A contusion to the elbow often involves a nerve. Make sure your thumb and fingers and elbow and shoulder are moving normally and apply an ice pack. This generally recovers quickly. If not follow up with your doctor until it has resolved. All the best. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help with the pain. ...Read more
I have a pinching pain on side of index finger. I also wake up in middle of night either with pain; tingling especially with arms are over not down?
Nerve: This is consistent with a nerve impingement, possibly at the wrist causing a carpal tunnel syndrome. When your wrist is relaxed during sleep, the impingement is most pronounced. A hand surgeon or neurologist would be best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. Treatment options include wearing a splint, corticosteroid injection at impingement site or surgery. ...Read more
Hi, I have a random, tingling, and numbness to my right index finger at random times of the day. I haven't hit my arm or jammed my finger or any sorts?
More information: Many possibilities, more information is needed. If one taps on your median nerve in the wrist does your finger tingle. If one puts pressure on the proper digital nerve in the palm or finger can you reproduce the symptoms. If the problem was in a nerve root (C6) you would also get shooting pains to from the neck down to the finger. Time will tell. It will either or worse. ...Read more
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?
Pain around top of hand between thumb and index finger and tingling around tip of index finger. Feels like a scalded pain.
Radial nerve pain??: You are describing pain in the distribution of the radial nerve. That comes out of your neck and goes thru your armpit and down your arm to your hand. Your problem could arise anywhere along there. Talk to your doc and if necessary see a neurologist. England is famous for its great neurology. ...Read more
I got this really strong tingling sensation in my index finger and middle finger on my right hand. Is this carpul tunnel?
I am 20 years old, and woke up with the end joint of my right index finger numb with no tingling for several hours now, but nothing else feels wrong.
Overused finger: You may have overused your index finger by overusing it in the use of a computer. Resting the finger is helpful ...Read more
What can cause tingling in your forearm, hand and fingers? In between my thumb and index finger is some swelling to.
Several things: Need more information. Tingling in the 4th and 5th digit can be due to ulnar neuropathy in the base of the hand or elbow or C8 cervical nerve impingement. Tingling in the thumb through the 4 th digit may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a problem further upstream (pronator syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ligament of struthers, plexopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome or C5-C7 issues. ...Read more
Why is My left index finger tingling&numbness. Have herniated disc in neck &moderatedisc bulge inlumbar spine &sciatica.
Tingling finger: A tingling finger can be from anywhere in your central nervous system, including your brain and spinal cord, or peripheral nerves, impinged anywhere from the spinal cord to the finger itself, including in the wrist. A full exam is necessary. Given your history of a herniated disc in your neck, you may have radiculopathy radiating from that level to a particular dermatome in your hand. Call your MD ...Read more
I pulled my trap I think but I have a tingling feeling in my elbow, forearm, palm of hand, thumb and index finger, what's wrong?
I have had numbness and tingling in left thumb and index finger for 5 weeks now. It sometimes aches in the hand and up to the underarm what is it?
Pinched nerve: You are experiencing nerve irritation called radiculopathy. Most commonly, one of the nerves coming off of your spinal cord in your neck is getting pinched or irritated for some reason. You definitely need to be evaluated in person. Waiting too long could lead to permanent weakness in the hand. Treatment could be as easy as an Rx, but you might need an MRI. Please see a doc. ...Read more
What would cause tingling in left thumb and index finger while on a brisk walk? Constant fear of heart attack. Could this signal heart problems?
Highly unlikely: Your symptoms are atypical for coronary artery spasm or other forms of heart disease &i suspect the reason you are concerned is because it is on your left side which is where everyone focuses attention when it involves the heart. However, if you are worried or if there is a family history of heart disease then, your best bet is to ask your doctor for an opinion and an examination. ...Read more
Index finger feels like fast fluttering that doesn't stop. Can carpal tunnel present like this? No weakness, pain, tingling. Emg did show CT.
Maybe but other susp: Maybe but would suspect other causes as well, which need to be evaluated ...Read more
Right thumb numb tingling painful. Mostly between fingertip and middle thumb joint. Sometimes weakness in hand. Right index finger numb also.?
Carpal tunnel: Syndrome is probably the cause. See your doctor. ...Read more
A 21 year old girl who does weight lifting. Neck and shoulder pain with tingling down right arm anf thumb and index finger. Pain and tinglimg and slig?
Neck pain and: Tingliing may be a sign of cervical spine invovlement. Other issues are shoulder instability that hurts locally and casues tingling down the arm. Or two independent issues such as neck muscle strain and carpal tunnel, both there but 2 separate conditons that come on at the same time. ...Read more
"Pad" of thumb is numb and tingling in thumb/index finger. Some hand and wrist pain. When lying flat on back get pins & needles in entire lower arm (like when sleeping on it). Few days before felt shoulder pain playing guitar. Not sure what to treat.
Finger numbness: You need to see an Internist.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Tingling feeling in left ring/middle/index fingers and thumb and it gets worse when I stretch my arm out what can this be
Sounds like you may:
Be having a carpal tunnel syndrome in which the main nerve to the hand & fingers gets trapped in the wrist byr a thick ligament. It affects all the fingers towards the thumb and generally half of the ring finger.
Presents with tingling/numbness early on, usually at night, as it's getting worse, pain/weakness starts with dropping things.
Initially splint & later surgery to release it, helps. ...Read more
I noticed that I have tingling on my index and thump finger tips. Also some shooting pains on my wrist. All these on my dominant hand. Causes?
I have a tingling sensation on my thumb fingertip and index. Also discomfort on the wrist and my fingers feel stiff. I type a lot and I'm a hairstylist?
Wrist pain: I encourage you to visit your physician, an orthopaedic hand specialist if possible, to see if you have carpal tunnel syndrome or another problem such as peripheral neuropathy, a pinched nerve, or nerve entrapment. I recommend wearing a brace on the affected wrist at night to see if it helps before you can get to the doctor. Optimimize the ergonomics of your workstation as well. Good luck. ...Read more
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