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Why Are My Finger Tips Numb And Cracking
Past 2-3 weeks, I have had pain in base of index finger/knuckle when moved, wrist pain and cracking, and general numbness in my hand, comes and goes?
Finger pain at the : Base can be from swelling from a trigger finger or something similar, occasionally that finger may also feel tingly. There are many things i can make the wrist crack pop and feel painful including tendinitis and joint irritation, numbness can be from nerve compression at the wrist or forearm, it sounds as though you need a detailed examination and someone like a hand surgeon may be worthwhile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clicking and cracking shoulder with numbness in ring and little finger. Tried everything mri, nerve conduction ultrasound X-ray showed nothing ideas?
Shoulder Specialist: Your symptoms may be because of shoulder instability. Especially for patients that have flexible joints the examination is still the best guide to establishing the diagnosis and the other tests are often confirmatory in the absence of other pathology. The numbness may be stretching of the nerves with each episode or concurrent pathology. Consider a second opinion with a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carpal tunnel?: Most commonly, acquired carpal tunnel syndrome associated with computer keyboarding can be experienced. Also, leaning on the elbows frequently, can cause ulnar nerve compression. Since numbness over the fingertips bilaterally may be a sign of a vitamin deficiency or diabetes, best to have your physician check this out if it persists. ...Read more
When i get cold my fingers sometimes become numb and turn white at the tips? Why does this happen?
I'm : I'm assuming it's both hands... Without seeing you, my best guess would be some sort of vasospasm of the small blood vessels under your skin. Raynaud's disease / phenomenon is probably the most commonly known vasospastic disease. I'm not sure whether you should start with a neurologist, rheumatologist or more likely, your primary care physician, who'd be able to assess the situation and make a more appropriate referral. ...Read more
Tips of middle fingers go numb and turn white color, lasts for about 10mins and happens fairly often at random times. What do I have ?
Possible Raynaud: In this condition the fingers can turn white and feel numb but generally in response to cold temperature but usually it should affect all the fingers. See an allergist. ...Read more
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