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Tip Of Pinky Finger Numb
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?
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
I've been having finger numbness on my pinky and ring finger for the past four days. What could it be?
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
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
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?
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
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
These days I am having finger numbness on my left hand only for no apparent reason. What can cause it?
More inf: Needed which fingers and any other symptoms, trauma, medical conditions etc?? ...Read more
Finger/ hand sx's: This combination of symptoms warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: in the little finger). The following also describe me: Numbness or tingling, Finger numbness, feels like shock going up my arm when finger rubbed or hand is shook?
Got bit by a bee yesterday in palm right hand. Last night, the right side of shoulder blade and back swelled. Today finger numb and still in pain. Dr?
Yes: Go see your doctor. If your doctor is not available, please go to be evaluated in an Emergency Department or Accident Ward. ...Read more
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
I am experiencing wrist pain, finger numbness, joint stiffness, wrist weakness and hand weakness. The following also describe me: Numbness or ting...
Question cut off: However, recommend medical assessment. To determine cause. ...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
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
I am experiencing hand pain and wrist pain. The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Finger numbness, Numbness or tingling, Hand numbness, Unable to grip (hands), Hand weakness, Finger weakness, Finger stiffness, and Wrist weakness. What should I
Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. Numbness suggests a neurological cause, of which there are many possibilities. ...Read more
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger tingling, finger tenderness to touch, joint swelling, finger pop, popping or snapping sound from joint, hand tingling, finger numbness and hand numbness. The following also describe me: Leg numbness
Question cut off: It looks like your actual question was cut off. This does merit medical evaluation. Would start with your primary medical provider for work up. S/he can determine if specialty assessment is indicated. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Girlfriend is experiencing finger numbness on her right ring finger. Only from finger tip to half of finger. Started today couple hours after awake.?
Not usually: Anemia is too few red blood cells. This lowers your oxygen carrying capacity of your blood. As a result of this your heart and lungs need to work harder to circulate your blood. This should not cause finger numbness. However is you are breathing faster than normal, this can cause some extremity numbess. If this keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more
Well depends: On how transient that numbness is. If it persists more than an hour or two you might also want to see a neurologist. ...Read more
Not sure: You probably need be examined. Start with your regular doctor. An osteopathic physician might also be helpful. ...Read more