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The tip of my index finger has been numb and tingling for the past three days now--what could it be?

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

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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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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Pain around top of hand between thumb and index finger and tingling around tip of index finger.Feels like a scalded pain.

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

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Why would I be experiencing shoulder pain on right side and now tingling in right index finger?

Why would I be experiencing shoulder pain on right side and now tingling in right index finger?

Right index pain: Could be a problem of nerve pressure on the nerves going to the hand from the neck area. This is called radicular pain that is from pressure on the nerve in the neck area. ...Read more

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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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What causes wrist pain, tingling and index finger pain?

What causes wrist pain, tingling and index finger pain?

Usually nerve compre: The symptoms you describe could be from compressio, pressure on the nerves and sometimes also be the presentation of more serious problems like a neuropathy from diabetes etc. Would recommend a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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 or Ibuprofen may help with the pain. ...Read more

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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?

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