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Why are the tips of my pinkies going numb?

Why are the tips of my pinkies going numb?

Nerve Entrapment: There is likely an impingement of the ulnar nerve. This can take place at the wrist, elbow or in the neck. An EMG performed by a neurologist would be helpful in addition to an office examination. One needs to evaluate the type of work they are doing as a possible source of aggravation. Diabetes mellitus and toxic metal exposures are also considerations. ...Read more

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My finger tips and end of my toes are numb, what's the cause?

My finger tips and end of my toes are numb, what's the cause?

Neuropathy : Neuropathy is numbness. Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation (tingling, burning, stinging etc) these frequently start to the toes and work up to the feet and then the fingers. It is common in diabetes and can be seen in alcoholics and those with vit b deficiencies. There are many other causes but it is often one of those 3. ...Read more

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The tips and only the tips of my fingers are numb. What is the reason behind this?

The tips and only the tips of my fingers are numb. What is the reason behind this?

May be serious.: May beneurologic secondaryto abnormality in the function of the peripheral nerves; might be vascular and secondary to poor circulation, including possible decreased circulation to the hear. You should have this numbness cjecked out be your doctor, who may refer you to a neurologist or cardiologist or other specialist. ...Read more

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Why are my pointer finger tips tingling and numb for the past 2 hours?

Why are my pointer finger tips tingling and numb for the past 2 hours?

? carpal tunnel: Numbness of the fingers has several causes. Temporary causes like hyperventilating can cause all fingers to feel tingly. Other intermittent causes include carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet syndrome, or pinched nerve in your neck. You are kind of young for most of these problems. If it keeps up get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why only the tips of my fingers hurt?

Why only the tips of my fingers hurt?

See details: It is difficult to answer without being able to examine your hands. Possible explanations include paynauds if there are color changes and cold sensitivity, carpal tunnel syndrome if there is a pins and needles sensation or arthritis of the dip joints. In this instance have a rheumatologist or orthopedist evaluate your hands. ...Read more

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Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Peeling fingertips: There are many causes of desquamation of the fingertips, and you need to see a dermatologist to get these all worked out. Some of them are quite severe and indicate infection by various viruses, eczemas, hormonal problems, etc., so i would not wait. Go see a dermatologist now! ...Read more

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My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

My fingertips keep going numb. What are the possible causes?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Any ideas why my hand keeps going numb and causes pain from end of fingers to elbow?

Any ideas why my hand keeps going numb and causes pain from end of fingers to elbow?

Some nerve pinching?: Is it one hand or both? All the time numb or only some of the time. Carpal tunnel classically only affects the hands and not up to the elbow. Ulnar tunnel syndrome can pinch the nerve in the elbow area and then you feel it down to the fingers. It is best idea to see a doctor and get a good diagnosis. They may need to do nerve conduction studies to get the most exact idea of the problem. ...Read more

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I wake up and my finger tips and toes are numb. What causes this?

I wake up and my finger tips and toes are numb. What causes this?

Numbness on waking: When you are sleeping, there is reduced movements. Sometimes, one may lie in a position that compresses some nerves for hours, or compresses blood vessels that supply these nerves. These nerves then do not function properly, and there can be a sensation of numbness or tingling, even pain. With movement after you wake up, the pressure is released, and function rapidly returns to normal. ...Read more

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Why are my finger tips on my right hand numb feel tingling in on the tip of my fingers

Why are my finger tips on my right hand numb feel tingling in on the tip of my fingers

?pinching nerve: You may have a pinching nerve, like that caused when the median nerve gets inflammed or "pinched" in carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see a dr. To get properly diagnosed and the appropriate treatment started. Goodluck. ...Read more

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The tips of my fingers on my right hand are becoming numb what could be the cause of that?

The tips of my fingers on my right hand are becoming numb what could be the cause of that?

Nerve impingement: Carpal and cubical tunnel are nerve impingement syndromes that affect the hand. First line treatment involves night-time splinting. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my index and middle finger to get numb on both hands?

What are the causes of my index and middle finger to get numb on both hands?

Carpal tunnel?: The median nerve controls the feeling to the thumb, index, middle and thumb side of the ring finger. Pressure on this nerve, usually at the wrist can cause numbness in any or all of these fingers. You can try some anti-inflammatory medication and/or sleep in wrist splints. If this does not help, get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

Not sure: I have been a hand surgeon for almost 20 years and I have yet to see green hands. If you have had any bruising anywhere below your elbow, the old blood eventually works it way down to your hand and fingers. As old blood is reabsorbed it often changes colors from purple, to blue to green or yellow. Exposure to some types of metals like copper can cause a greenish discoloration. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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This week the tips of my fingers are numb. What would cause that ?

This week the tips of my fingers are numb. What would cause that ?

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

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Hand has been asleep for about ten days, some tingling in the rest of my body the hand is on my right, my toes tingle on that side, and my left hand the tips of my fingers are tingling. My right hand is almost totally asleep, to where I have trouble feeli

Hand has been asleep for about ten days, some tingling in the rest of my body the hand is on my right, my toes tingle on that side, and my left hand the tips of my fingers are tingling. My right hand is almost totally asleep, to where I have trouble feeli

Its : Its difficult to comment other than tell you to get into your physician or an er urgently. Whether it is due to a longstanding issue such as circulation or nerve supply or an emergent one is hard to tell. I can give you a long list but its best you are seen. If you have untreated diabetes, a neuropathy due to nutrition issues, a stroke, a peripheral vascular disease or something more...All need to be considered plus more. I'm going to stop writing now...Just stop reading and go see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Why is the outside of my right big toe feel numb and how can I make the numbness go away.

Why is the outside of my right big toe feel numb and how can I make the numbness go away.

Nerve issue: Sometimes tight shoes can push on a nerve and cause neuropraxia....which is temporary injury of a nerve. It can make part or area go numb. It may take several months to resolve if you get rid of the pressure on the nerve. If it doesn't improve after a month, have it checked out by a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why are the tips of my babies fingers peeling?

Why are the tips of my babies fingers peeling?

Not a problem: It is common for infants to have peeling skin on their hands. Sometimes a little lotion may speed the process. Not to worry-this will go away by itself ...Read more

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My toes are purple on the bottom of them and around the toenails. They sort of feel numb and are dry.

My toes are purple on the bottom of them and around the toenails. They sort of feel numb and are dry.

Raynaud's?: Raynaud's disease or raynaud's phenomenon causes purplish discoloration of the fingers and/or toes. Usually happens with exposure to cold temperatures. Could be that. A quick internet search of raynaud's will show you lots of pictures you can compare yourself to. ...Read more

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Why are my sole of my feet are hurting, ?around the ball close to my toes.

Why are my sole of my  feet are hurting, ?around the ball close to my toes.

Many possibilities: Here is general advice re foot pain causes: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/foot-pain/basics/causes/sym-20050792 As you can see a variety of possibilities and hard to sort out without examination and therefore advise seeing a doctor licensed in your area for evaluation. ...Read more

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There is a section of my hand with my little finger keeps randomly going numb and i don't know why. Help?

There is a section of my hand with my little finger keeps randomly going numb and i don't know why. Help?

Cubital tunnel: It could be cubital tunnel syndrome - a pinched nerve at the elbow. A hand surgeon can make the definitive diagnosis and treat. In the meantime avoid leaning on your elbow and avoid the bent position of the elbow for long periods. ...Read more