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Why Does My Pinky Finger Go Numb
Ulnar Nerve: When your thumbs point outward from your body, the bones of the forearm open: the ulnar side has the nerve from the elbow (the funny bone sensation). The roots are in the neck, the fibers forom the c-8 & t-1 exit, and form the nerve on the other sie of the brachial plexus. Stretching anywhere along the nerve causes numbness. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Nerve compression : Numbness to the small and ring finger is often due to nerve compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow called cubital tunnel syndrome. A hand surgeon can evaluate this with exam and additional nerve tests to determine if you do have this syndrome and then give appropriate treatment. New minimally invasive surgery has decreased the recovery after cubital tunnel surgery. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Nerve pinching: The location of your problem is in the distribution of the ulnar nerve, and there may be compression at the elbow, wrist, or even higher in the chest or shoulder. This can be readily evaluated on physical exam, and can be further studied, if necessary by an EMG test. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why would my left middle, ring and pinky fingers suddenly go numb starting with the middle and moving around?
Following my right pinky finger up my forearm, goes numb very often for no reason. Been like that for a while. What could be the cause? I'm 24/Female
Hello. My dad says that his left pinky finger is numb.He's 57, and has no communicable illnesses. What would cause one's finger to go to sleep?
Ulnar nerve: Pressure on the ulnar nerve could be the source of the numbness, often at the level of the elbow, but could be anywhere from the spine to the hand on the same side as the numbness. The pressure could be the result of something as common as resting ones arm against the car door while driving. Ones doctor can help assess the problem. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Nerve Entrapment: If this doesn't resolve after a few days, consider seeing a sports medicine doctor or physiatrist to see if there is any testing needed to be done regarding that burning pain and hand numbness issue. It can also be your neck, so I would make sure the neck is evaluated as well. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
When i lay down my right arm goes completely numb n tingly from my upper shoulders to my pinky finger tips should I wrry?
When my elbo is semi bent or all the way bent my pinky an ring finger goes numb. An my fingers ache with or with out the elbo being bent.?
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