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Why is my left pinky finger always numb?

Why is my left pinky finger always numb?

Probably ulnar nerve: The small finger's feeling is provided by the ulnar nerve. If this nerve is pinched, it will cause numbness in the small finger, and the side of the ring finger closest to the small finger. The most common place this nerve is pinched is the elbow, and symptoms are worse when leaning on the elbow or keeping the elbow bent. The nerve can also be pinched at the wrist, or the neck. ...Read more

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Why is my left thumb numb?

Why is my left thumb numb?

Numb thumb: Causes of a numb thumb include pinch nerve in the arm (carpal tunnel syndrome is one example of this), pinced nerve in the neck (likely c6), or damage in the central nervous system (ms, stroke, tumor). See a pm&r specialist or neurologist to sort this out and treat it. ...Read more

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Why is my right thumb numb?

Why is my right thumb numb?

More information..: It is hard to speculate without more information: are any other fingers numb? Did you have an injury? How long has this been present? Does anything make it better or worse? Is it associated with any weakness? You really need to have an examination to get an intelligent answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is my left fingers tingling?

Why is my left fingers tingling?

Numbnesss tingling: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other nerve compression ...Read more

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I wake up every morning and my right arm is numb, my hand is swollen and my fingers tingle. What is wrong?

I wake up every morning and my right arm is numb, my hand is swollen and my fingers tingle.  What is wrong?

Nerve impingement: Transient symptoms of numbness, tingling, swelling and weakness in one arm upon awakening are usually caused by nerve impingement due to sleep position. If symptoms do not improve shortly after waking and becoming active, one should consider another cause. ...Read more

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My right hand is numb and tingling. Why won't it stop?

My right hand is numb and tingling.  Why won't it stop?

Depends : It really depends on what the specific cause is. I would not hesitate to be seen. Carpal tunnel syndrome is among the more common causes. ...Read more

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Why is it that my second finger gets numb from my left hand?

Why is it that my second finger gets numb from my left hand?

Numbness of finger: One isolated finger getting numb is probably related to underlying tendon related issue. It is unlikely to have one finger symptom with nerve dysfunction. Hard to pinpoint the cause without proper exam. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Why is my left nostril and fingers tingling?

Why is my left nostril and fingers tingling?

There is not...: Enough information to make even an educated guess. There is no direct neural pathway between these structures and their sensory location in the brain are not close. Low calcium can cause tingling symptoms. Have you had thyroid surgery recently? Suggest seeing your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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I have right eye twitching and my left hand is numb. What is happening?

I have right eye twitching and my left hand is numb. What is happening?

See your PCP ASAP: could be a very mild ischemic stroke which is more common in the population. See your doctor ASAP for examination, tests and treatment if needed. Take care. ...Read more

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I always sleep on my right side, and my left arm goes numb. It swells and is very painful even after the numbness fades. What is wrong?

I always sleep on my right side, and my left arm goes numb. It swells and is very painful even after the numbness fades. What is wrong?

W/out exam...: cannot directly say. ANd, obviously a circulatory issue would cause swelling and inadequate circulation makes the nerves feel sick resulting in pins/needles/numbness/pain often with some changes in color Thoracic outlet, subclavian steal something in the circulation in the armpit (prev. trauma/surgery or congenital malformation) could all do this. ...Read more

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How come my left feet is kinda swollen and my left feet and left hand are getting tingly numb lately?

How come my left feet is kinda swollen and my left feet and left hand are getting tingly numb lately?

Neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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Why is my whole right arm tingly and numb?

Let me explain: To have numb you have o have problem in he nerve which supply that arm. Did you sleep on it in wrong way. ...Read more

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Why is my left breast feel so numb and painful?

Why is my left breast feel so numb and painful?

Breast pain: Abnormal sensation in one breast can be a warning sign of cyst, infection or more serious disease. You need to see a gyn specialist and have a breast exam and tests done. ...Read more

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Lately my right hand always felt numb from shoulder to finger. Why its happen?What to do?

Lately my right hand always felt numb from shoulder to finger. Why its happen?What to do?

Numb arm and hand: See your family doctor or a neurologist. The causes can be early stroke, compression of the nerves or blood vessels at the base of the neck from tumors or abscesses or muscle spasm in the scalene muscles.. A careful and accurate history, neurologic examination, sometimes a scan are required before determining treatment. If it is early stroke, it requires emergent attention. ...Read more

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Why is my right hand swollen and i feel tingling up my arm?

Thre are several: Possible reasons. Trauma, sleep positon, infection, tendonitis, especially given age. Radial sided tendonitis. May be a common issue such as de quervains, one may need to refine the comlaint, ie , is the swelling in the whole hand or just feels swollen. Is the tingling ing extend up the arm or just into the hand and forearm? Is there neck comoression ad the tingling hand "feels" swollen , . ...Read more

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Why is my left leg tingling?

Why is my left leg tingling?

See your MD: These symptoms can be vascular or neurological. See your physician to figure out which and the best treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Why is my fingers almost always tingling?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. It may also be due to the shears pushing on the digital nerve to your thumb. See a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my right ovary tingling so badly?

Why is my right ovary tingling so badly?

Please see your gyn: As an exam and ultrasound can be done to r/o an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

Not Sure: Hard to say what is going on from the limited information you provided. If just one hand is swollen and stiff, this could be due to over use, arthritis, or inflammation, among other causes. Other less common casues can be nerve entrapments or circulation problems. Seems like you should call your doctor for advice. ...Read more