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What Does It Mean When My Fingers Go 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
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
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
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
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
What does numbness in the left little finger mean? This started only two weeks ago. How serious is it?
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
Supposing your wrist, for example is anaesthesized, does that mean that your fingers are completely numb as well?
What does it mean if I hold something with my hands my fingers and hands start to go numb. Sometimes my hands move like twitch on there own?
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
What dose it means when u have numbness in your hands and fingers for two days straight ans feeling lite headed as well?
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
I smashed my thumb and it was really swollen its gone down a bit but still hurts and the of the finger is numb what does tht mean?
Smashed thumb: Check in with your doctor or the er to rule out a fracture. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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?
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?
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