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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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Tip of middle finger is numb. I think from using mouse on laptop alot. Carpel tunnel? Cure?

Tip of middle finger is numb. I think from using mouse on laptop alot. Carpel tunnel? Cure?

Get tested for CTS: Common complaint in patients who may have nerve compression. See a neurologist to get an emg/nct test done as you may have carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). They will then refer you to a hnad surgeon for management. ...Read more

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My middle finger tip feels numb?

My middle finger tip feels numb?

Numb middle finger: It can be due to many things and more history would be helpful. Is it constant or it comes and goes? Is it triggered by something like cold exposure? Does it become white and blue when it’s numb? Some possible causes include carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve roots in the neck), peripheral neuropathy of various types (like ones due to diabetes), and raynau'ds phenomenon. ...Read more

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My left pointer and middle finger tips are numb / tingling what could it be?

My left pointer and middle finger tips are numb / tingling what could it be?

Nerve irritation: Depending on whether you have other symptoms, and what is found on your neurological exam, tingling may be an indication of nerve irritation anywhere along the path of the nerve, from your neck down to your hand. Your doctor can help you make a diagnosis and treat your condition appropriately. ...Read more

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My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

My husband has constant numbness in the tips of his fingers and just to day his right middle finger is completely numb. And forarm goes all numb?

Couple thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health but, there's two broad categories of numbness. sick nerves like from diabetes, thyroid, etc. affects multiple areas, and the tips of longest nerves. Pinched nerves hit ONE area and go outward from the injury. You describe two different things. REALLY sick nerves could be... and stron reason for check up ...Read more

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Any reason to worry -my right middle finger tip is incredibley numb, i've wiggled it and moved around for twenty minutes no relief!

Any reason to worry -my right middle finger tip is incredibley numb,  i've wiggled it and moved around for twenty minutes no relief!

Finger Numbness: Isolated numbness in the middle finger without any mention of pain may be related to compression of the digital nerve. Even then there is a nerve on both sides of the finger and it is hard to explain unless you are wearing a ring that is too tight. Sometimes this numbness can occur from a disc herniation at c6-7 but not without radiating pain down the arm. ...Read more

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I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

I feel my ring and middle finger tips numb on both hands, also the side of fingers , only one side in the same fingers, what this could be?

Pinched nerves: Nerves are like garden hoses. If they are piched then there is less function i.e. Feeling. You need to see a specialist to pinpoint where your nerves are pinched. They can be pinched in more than one place. ...Read more

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