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What does it mean if my finger pads go numb?

What does it mean if my finger pads go numb?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your finger goes purple and numb?

What exactly does it mean when your finger goes purple and numb?

Vessel spasm: Sound like raymaud's phenomenon. This is a temporary spasm of the artery which reduces blood flow to the finger. This can cause a bluish/purplish coloration and some finger numbness. Try warming the hand up when this happens. If you are a smoker you must stop to help this. If it keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if every once in awhile your fingers tingles and goes numb?

What does it mean if every once in awhile your fingers tingles and goes numb?

Carpal tunnel: Most frequent is carpal tunnel where nerve is temporarily pinched at the wrist, but you can hit your "funny bone", and cause tingling and numbness due to the ulnar nerve at elbow. Monitor activity, and see if problems come from computer activities or leaning on elbow. If persistent symptoms, see your doc. ...Read more

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What could a tingling sensation on the tip of my middle left finger mean? It’s not numb, it just feels tingly. There seems to be a tiny cut on it too.

What could a tingling sensation on the tip of my middle left finger mean? It’s not numb, it just feels tingly. There seems to be a tiny cut on it too.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may watch and wait. If the symptom spreads to other fingers, or lasts more than two weeks, see a doctor. You may take multiple vitamin supplement available over the counter. If you are overweight, lose weight.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers are numb?

What does it mean when your fingers are numb?

Carpal Tunnel: Syndrome can be a culprit as can pinching of the ulnar nerve at your elbow. In carpal tunnel symdrome typically your thumb, index, middle and ring finger are numb, in ulnar nerve entrapment your pinky and ring finger are numb. If your whole hand is numb it could be both or a metabolic issue like diabetes (most common). ...Read more

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What does it mean when you wske up with numbness in your fingers?

What does it mean when you wske up with numbness in your fingers?

Neck arthritis?: You may be suffering from some nerve compression of the nerves going to your hands by some arthritic changes in your neck vertebrae. Please see your doctor for an exam. It could also be from carpel tunnel, but that is often painful too. ...Read more

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Please explain what does a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left finger tips means?

Please explain what does a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left finger tips means?

See neurologist: It depends which finger and what brings the tingling on...If it is the 2nd, 3rd digit numbness, it may be carpal tunnel or ulanr neuropathy if the 4th and fifth...
It may come from a pinched nerve in the neck if you shooting pains from the neck down to a specific area.
Or it may be from a more spreadout proces involving damage to the nerve endings.
Best to see neurologist. ...Read more

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What does numbness in the left little finger mean? This started only two weeks ago. How serious is it?

What does numbness in the left little finger mean? This started only two weeks ago. How serious is it?

Correlations: Could be ulnar nerve problem at elbow or wrist but also might be localized digital nerve. If persists, have your doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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My 50 yr. Old husband has tingling and numbness feeling in his left arm mainly in his fingers and goes up to his shoulders, what does this mean?

Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Agree with others who suggest need for medical evaluation to rule out cardiac causes. However, can also be peripheral nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome (not uncommon for cts pain to travel up the arm), cubital tunnel syndrome, or cervical radiculopathy. Would highly recommend evaluation. May need emg/ncv testing. ...Read more

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What does numbness in the thumb and fingers mean?

What does numbness in the thumb and fingers mean?

Probable CT Syndrome: 1st. Possibility is ct syndrome. Other possibility is pinched nerve in neck, and rarely pinching in forearm and peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Supposing your wrist, for example is anaesthesized, does that mean that your fingers are completely numb as well?

Yes: Assuming you were given an anesthetic injection in the wrist, it can affect median nerve and or ulnar nerve which allow fingers to feel all sensations. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when I get dizzy when I stand up and sometimes my fingers feel numb?

What exactly does it mean when I get dizzy when I stand up and sometimes my fingers feel numb?

Pinched nerves: Numbness in the fingers can be caused by compression of nerves either in the hand or even in the neck. When associated with dizziness can also be a circulatory problem therefore evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your middle finger goes numb and pale?

What exactly does it mean when your middle finger goes numb and pale?

See details: It may be the first sign of raynauds disease. There are other causes as well including a small blood clot or embolus. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What does numbness in my right hand pointer finger tip mean?

What does numbness in my right hand pointer finger tip mean?

Numbness: Most commonly is a symptom of some nerve issue. Inflammation for example may irritate the nerve in the finger causing a numbness, . similar to the "pins and needles" you get in your legs when the nerves are irritated after sitting for long. If if continues, see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What dose it means when u have numbness in your hands and fingers for two days straight ans feeling lite headed as well?

What dose it means when u have numbness in your hands and fingers for two days straight ans feeling lite headed as well?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment.

That would not explain the lighheadedness.

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What does it mean when your arm has a tingling sensation from the neck down to ur finger tips and then get numb? Any answers

What does it mean when your arm has a tingling sensation from the neck down to ur finger tips and then get numb? Any answers

? Spinal Stenosis: This may be due to arthritis or stenosis (narrowing) of her cervical spine causing compression and irritation of the spinal cord and nerves in your neck. You should discuss it further with your doctor and if needed see a neurologist. ...Read more

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If my fingers and hand are getting numb from my neck does that mean surgery?

If my fingers and hand are getting numb from my neck does that mean surgery?

Depends on deficit: Surgical option depends on the cause of numbness and severity of neurological deficit and progression or stable nature of symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have obsessive numbness in your arms hands and fingers?

Explain further: I'm not clear what you mean numbness in the arm & hand could have multiple causes see your doctor to evaluate further. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a migraine causes pain in the jaw and numbness in the fingers and toes?

What does it mean when a migraine causes pain in the jaw and numbness in the fingers and toes?

Good question: Really good question but I can't see any relationship with migraines and toe numbness. Have you had an MRI or scan? You should discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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Does lip numbness and fingers tingling relate to coversyl or coversyl plus? If so what does this mean?

Does lip numbness and fingers tingling relate to coversyl or coversyl plus? If so what does this mean?

Yes. See doc ASAP!: Yes, tingling in lips and fingers can be caused by either version of this medicine. It may indicate low potassium. See your doctor asap!
do not stop the medication without express directions from you physician. Take some orange juice and eat a banana in the meantime. ...Read more

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Good morning to all doctors my mom is 51 years old and she said that she has numbness in fingers on both hands what does this mean?

Good morning to all doctors my mom is 51 years old and she said that she has numbness in fingers on both hands what does this mean?

Several possibilitie: Numbness indicates nerve irritation or injury. This can be belated to a narrowing in the cervical spine known as stenosis. Carpal tunnel and ulnar neuropathy can also cause numbness. It can often be determined by testing called nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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My right middle finger tip is numb, I've experienced excessive thirst that is never satisfied for the past 2 weeks. What could this mean?

My right middle finger tip is numb, I've experienced excessive thirst that is never satisfied for the past 2 weeks. What could this mean?

Blood sugar check: Although your symptoms are nonspecific, numbness in the extremities combined with excessive thirst can be a sign of elevated blood sugar. Getting your blood sugar checked would be wise. Also, are you taking any medications or supplements that could be contributing? ...Read more

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Ihad rradial tunnel decompression and I still have hand spasms and weaknesses. I can feel partial numbness on two fingers. What does this mean?

Time since surgery: In severe cases of carpal tunnel, expect a release procedure to take several months for your symptoms of compression to completely abate. During this interum, it may be prudent to continue a non-steroidal antiimflammatant, or even a short course of an oral corticosteroid. If after 8-10 weeks you still are unhappy with the outcome from your procedure, consider a follow up visit to discuss with dr. ...Read more

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I ve been on eltroxin for a year 200mg, I am felling numbness and tingling on toes & fingers and muscle weakness. What does this mean?

I ve been on eltroxin for a year 200mg, I am felling numbness and tingling on toes & fingers and muscle weakness. What does this mean?

Probably not: Related to the levothyroxin, but more related to hypothyroidism. Report this symptom to your prescribing doctor. You may need a dosage adjustment. ...Read more

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Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

Numbness and tingling in both hands. For over a month. Burning sensation in fingers. Pain in right thumb, wrist, and elbow. What could this mean?

? carpal tunnel syndr: You probably have acquired a wrist synovitis, maybe through keyboarding, which is causing compression of median nerve at wrist. Recommend you let your doctor know about this, as simple to reverse. ...Read more