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Why do my finger nail feel numb?

Why do my finger nail feel numb?

Finger numbness: There are various factors that can cause finger numbness. Nerve damage is found to be a common factor that is associated with this condition. It is the function of the nerve cells to carry sensations from various parts of the body to the brain. Any damage caused to these nerves, like blockage of blood supply, can affect their functioning, which in turn results in the numbness. ...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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My fingers feel numb. It comes like every few days. Sometimes one finger sometimes more. Ok both hands but not at the same time. What's wrong with me?

My fingers feel numb. It comes like every few days. Sometimes one finger sometimes more. Ok both hands but not at the same time. What's wrong with me?

Numbness: This may be a type of peripheral neuropathy and some causes are vit B 12. Deficiency, certain malnutrition states, toxic chemicals , other neurological disorders. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you, and any appropriate tests will be ordered. In the meantime make sure that your diet is healthy and take a mutivitamin. ...Read more

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Numb my both fingers?

Numb my both fingers?

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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Numb and painful fingers?

Numb and painful fingers?

Rheumatism: That is not an answer but a description. You have to see your doc for a work up. Most times he/she will find nothing ... Then treatment will them be muscular. Muscles in the arm can cause hand/finger stiffness. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Vits, minerals, magnesium, b complex. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers go numb?

Why do my fingers go numb?

CTS/neuropathy: There is Raynaud's syndrome, but that happens more frequently in females. Probably related to carpal tunnel syndrome, or other causes of peripheral neuropathy. Sounds like an appointment with your primary care physician is a good idea soon. ...Read more

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How can I address finger numbness?

How can I address finger numbness?

See a Doc: There can be several causes of this so the easiest way to diagnose this would be see your doc for a physical exam, possobly some blood work. ...Read more

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Why is my finger numb after a cut?

Why is my finger numb after a cut?

Temp. nerve injury: Injuries to digital nerves often heal slowly over weeks to months. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers get numb at night?

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of numbness in the hands (palms and fingers). Usually, the thumb, index and middle fingers are involved, but frequently people report numbness in the entire hand. Wearing wrist splints at night usually helps. You may want to try those. ...Read more

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