Doctor insights on:
Why Is My 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: A little more information would be helpful: where is the tingling? How long does it last? What do you do to get rid of it? How long has it been happening? What makes it better; what makes it worse? These are the questions you would be asked when you see a doctor, so start thinking about answers to them. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ulnar nerve problem?: Numbness and tingling inthe small and ring finger can indicate a problem with the ulnar nerve. The ulnar nerve is commonly pinched at the level of the elbow, known as cubital tunnel syndrome, or at the level of the wrist, compression at guyon's canal. However, numbness and tingling in the exremities warrants evaluation by a physician to definitively identify the cause. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tingly tongue: It is difficulty to say why your tongue is tingly, without having a look at it and asking some additional questions. These would include, smoking history, recent burn or cold injury or accidental bite, other medical problems, nutritional. You may wish to start with a visit to you primary doctor for a check-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Why is my right thumb numb?
- Why is my left thumb numb?
- Why is my thumb numb and tingly?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why does my thumb feel numb?
- Why does my thumb go numb?
- My thumb is numb and tingly
- Part of my thumb is numb
- Why is my thumb numb and tingling?