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Woke up and the tip of my right pinky finger feels numb like it feel asleep. No pain or discoloration just that weird sensation its been a few hours?

Woke up and the tip of my right pinky finger feels numb like it feel asleep. No pain or discoloration just that weird sensation its been a few hours?

Sleeping pinky: It is possible that there is a little nerve impingement in your wrist or elbow giving you those feelings. Alternatively, it could be a decreased blood supply. If it persists or spreads, seek the evaluation of your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Khorsandi
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Finger Numbness (Definition)

Can be from a general or a focal conditon. Thyroid disease, diabetes nutrition, neuropathy, circulation and others in the genrela category. Focal tings include neck issues, peripheral nerve compression (likecarpal tunnel) and many other things. It may be better to start with a pcp., then it can be determined whether a neurologist, hand surgeon, endocrinologist ...Read more


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I've been having finger numbness on my pinky and ring finger for the past four days. What could it be?

I've been having finger numbness on my pinky and ring finger for the past four days. What could it be?

Ulnar nerve: The little and ring finger are innervated by the ulnar nerve. Tingling can be caused by compression in the wrist elbow or neck. You need to be seen by a hand surgeon to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel my pinky and the ring finger numb for two days now. Don't know why this happened and how to fix it.

I feel my pinky and the ring finger numb for two days now. Don't know why this happened and how to fix it.

Pinched ulnar nerve: Pinching could be in the wrist or elbow or neck or beneath the collar bone. See an ortho. To send an e-mail click here https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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How to get rid of pinky finger numbness/tingling?

How to get rid of pinky finger numbness/tingling?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Sir, I am feeling my left hands pinky, middle and ring finger numb continuesy, from a week now, my gripping power is also less now?

Sir, I am feeling my left hands pinky, middle and ring finger numb continuesy, from a week now, my gripping power is also less now?

Ulnar Nerve: Sounds like an impigment of the ulnar nerve in the left side. Best to get this evaluated. Usually this is at the elbow, but could be caused by pinched nerves in the neck. ...Read more

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I've had upper right arm tingling/pulsing sensations which has turned into ring/pinky finger numbness as well as hand numbness on that side.

Ulnar nerve: The finger numbness you describe corresponds to the distribution of the ulnar nerve. The lack of any real specific information in your post does not allow any more helpful response. Your post is just the beginning of a clinical history, not the end. If you're concerned, in your case HealthTap (or Dr Google) is no substitute for a flesh & blood doctor in a brick & mortar office. ...Read more

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Random hand and finger numbness?

Random hand and finger numbness?

Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or blood vessel in the upper chest/shoulder region) and peripheral neuropathy (carpal or cubital tunnel, and diabetic neuropathy). ...Read more

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Left shoulder and arm pain with hand and finger numbness can't raise arm above shoulder?

Left shoulder and arm pain with hand and finger numbness can't raise arm above shoulder?

Rotator cuff: If you can't move the arm above the shoulder you probably have a rotator cuff syndrome and if you have numbness and tingling you have nerve compression- these two may or may not be related. You should see your pcp or orthopedics. ...Read more

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22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?

22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?

Ulnar neuropathy: Little finger is innervated by the ulnar nerve and you may have an ulnar neuropathy causing this, most commonly it is at the elbow (due to leaning on the elbow against a hard surface), less commonly at the wrist (if you are a biker and keep your wrist flexed in the direction of the little finger for prolonged periods). EMG/NCS with a skilled neurologist in neurophysiology will confirm this ...Read more

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I am experiencing hand swelling. The following also describe me:, Finger numbness, Bone pain, and Hand weakness. What should I do?

I am experiencing hand swelling. The following also describe me:, Finger numbness, Bone pain, and Hand weakness. What should I do?

More info needed: Can't diagnosis without more information + an examination. Assuming you haven't had an injury, hand swelling may be from something like arthritis which would cause the joints to swell. More common in women and usually people older than 25 but does occasionally affect young men. Best to see your GP. Https://www. Arthritis. Org. Nz/information/forms-of-arthritis/rheumatoid-arthritis/ ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Hand pain, and Hand numbness. What should I do?

I am experiencing wrist pain. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Finger numbness, Finger tingling, Hand pain, and Hand numbness. What should I do?

Need an Evaluation: You may have arthritis, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, anyway you need an evaluation to decide the cause. Until you see the rheumatologist you could get a wrist splint at the drugstore to help decrease in pain with motion and swelling ...Read more

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Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

Numb in bottom 3 fingers left hand up to elbow. Thumb index finger numb rt hand. Both feet have no reflexesblood work and mri normal what test is next?

NCV/EMG: Usually an NCV/EMG is done. It is not a structural test like an MRI, but rather checks the nerves themselves. It can help distinguish between a problem coming from the spine, the arms themselves (such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes), or more of a neurological condition such as in a neuropathy. ...Read more

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Why is my finger numb after carrying heavy bags?

Why is my finger numb after carrying heavy bags?

Nerve pinching: Numbness is usually caused by a problem with nerves. Nerves can be temporarily irritated by pressure, such as could occur when carrying heavy bags. Finger numbness can occur either from irritation of the nerves in the fingers, or in the wrist, or even in the neck. If your symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing finger numbness and tingling?

What could be causing finger numbness and tingling?

nerve compression: The most common cause of numbness and tingling in hands in otherwise healthy individuals is nerve compression. The most common type of nerve compression is carpal tunnel syndrome. That being said there are a number of other causes as mentioned by by colleague. I recommend that you consult an experienced hand surgeon for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how I can get rid of finger numbness!?

I'm curious as to how I can get rid of finger numbness!?

Depends on: What it is from. The most common cause if it is in the thumb, index and/or middle fingers, is carpel tunnel syndrome. You will need a physical exam to make sure it is not coming from nerve entrapment at the elbow, brachial plexus or neck, but until then, try stretching. Look up carpel tunnel exercises and see if this improves your numbness and pain and it can help in diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you deal with finger numbness in diabetes patients?

How do you deal with finger numbness in diabetes patients?

Dpends on the cause: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What can cause my middle, ring and little finger numbness and pain?

Ulnar: Description suggests a localized problem from the ulnar nerve, perhaps at wrist or elbow (more likely). An EMG test might well localize and diagnose. See your doctor and get started. ...Read more

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What could it be if there is sharp shoulder pain which causes finger numbness?

What could it be if there is sharp shoulder pain which causes finger numbness?

Not clear: Thoracic outlet or local trauma and or nerve compression can be problems.
Sort out cervical disc, thoracic outlet, or intra thoracic issues.
Full history and exams! Will lead to explanation. ...Read more

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Girlfriend is experiencing finger numbness on her right ring finger. Only from finger tip to half of finger. Started today couple hours after awake.?

Girlfriend is experiencing finger numbness on her right ring finger. Only from finger tip to half of finger. Started today couple hours after awake.?

Neurologic possible: That sounds neurologic and I would consider carpal tunnel or maybe an individual nerve irritation. Try to wear a wrist splint and see if that helps otherwise see your physician ...Read more

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Why is my finger numb after a cut?

Why is my finger numb after a cut?

Temp. Nerve injury: Injuries to digital nerves often heal slowly over weeks to months. ...Read more